Borderlands three will not let different gamers steal your loot.
We nonetheless don’t know a ton of arduous particulars about Borderlands three, however one new piece of information that got here alongside its launch date reveal was a fairly important change to the way in which loot drops whereas enjoying co-op.
In Borderlands three, each participant can have their very own loot drops that solely they will see, a submit on the PlayStation weblog revealed. Historically, everybody can see all of the loot in Borderlands, that means different gamers might nab a tasty wanting gun from you earlier than you had the possibility to select it up, however that shall be a factor of the previous.
Now loot is participant particular, that means you solely see the loot you’ll be able to take, and different gamers will see fully completely different weapons than you do. It’s unclear how that can work with issues like chests, however presumably they’ll have distinctive contents ready to be taken for each participant. Excitingly, if this all appears like a downside as a substitute of an enchancment to you, you’ll nonetheless be capable to swap again to the standard co-op loot drop settings of Borderlands 2 as if nothing occurred.
The weblog submit additionally particulars a number of the modifications coming to that loot, particularly with new additions for every gun producer. It explains that “Atlas now presents weapons that fireplace tracker tags and Good Bullets; DAHL weapons characteristic alternate hearth modes; and the Maliwan vary now incorporates firearms that may toggle between two components and deal assured elemental injury.”
The co-op loot modifications additionally come alongside the potential inclusion of cross-platform co-op, however that’s in response to a Microsoft Retailer itemizing that would nonetheless probably solely be referring to the standard Xbox-PC crossplay that different Microsoft Retailer video games use.
Borderlands three is ready to launch on September 13 with an entire bunch of various editions and bonuses obtainable to select from.
Tom Marks is IGN’s Deputy Critiques Editor and resident pie maker, and he needs all his weapons to have legs. You possibly can observe him on Twitter.