“I am sorry to interrupt it to y’all, that is not me.”
Troy Baker, the prolific voice actor who has performed such characters as The Final of Us’ Joel, confirmed that he is not going to be returning as Tales from the Borderlands’ Rhys in Borderlands three.
By way of Josh_J_Anderson on Reddit, Troy Baker was at Supanova Melbourne when he was requested if he could be returning as Rhys, who was one of many two protagonists in Tales from the Borderlands and who additionally appeared within the Borderlands three reveal trailer.
Baker responded by saying, “I am sorry to interrupt it to y’all, that is not me.”
He went on to substantiate that there was a chance he was going to reprise the position, however as soon as he noticed “that epic, epic trailer, and everybody’s like ‘oh my god, I noticed Rhys!’ And [he was] like, ‘nicely, there we go.’” It was not him.
Baker understands that different individuals find yourself taking part in varied characters, and he “hates to get political,” however he performed Rhys and want to do it once more and would not agree with how Gearbox is dealing with the entire state of affairs.
“I actually need Gearbox to know,” Baker additional explains. “If they’re going to deliver again characters from Telltale’s Borderlands, it needs to be the individuals who originated the characters. They shouldn’t simply recast willy-nilly, as a result of as a fan that issues to me.”
With Troy Baker or not, Rhys might be becoming a member of the solid of Borderlands three alongside different franchise favorites as Clap Lure, Tiny Tina, and Zero on September 13, 2019, on PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC.
For extra on Borderlands three, make sure you take a look at all of the totally different editions of the sport, together with the small print on the $250 Diamond Loot Chest Collector’s Version, in addition to a breakdown of all the things we observed within the Borderlands three reveal.
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Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN who nonetheless must play Tales from the Borderlands as a result of he hears it’s AMAZING. Possibly he’ll treatment that tonight. You’ll be able to persuade him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.