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Posted 12 November 2014 - 02:27 AM

Aspyr Media, 2K, and Gearbox Software have announced the release of the Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack, the first add-on content pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. The DLC features a fifth playable character for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, adding hours of shoot ‘n’ loot action to Pandora’s moon. Fans will get the chance to become the maniacal tyrant from Borderlands 2, or at least his trusted body double, also known as Jack the Doppelganger. For the first time, players will "take advantage of Handsome Jack’s charming good looks to distract and fight enemies or cut them down with witty banter."

[articlequote]“With Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, we’re continuing the Borderlands franchise’s tradition of delivering high quality add-on content and supporting the game well after it launches”

“With Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, we’re continuing the Borderlands franchise’s tradition of delivering high quality add-on content and supporting the game well after it launches,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “The Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack adds hours of gravity-defying mayhem and is just the first of four upcoming add-on content packs.”

The Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack is the first of four add-on content packs for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and is included in the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass* – a $39.96 value for only $29.99. Each add-on content pack will also be available individually for $9.99. The Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass grants access to download all four of the planned add-on content packs as they become commercially available on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft, Windows PC, Mac and Linux.

“It’s been amazing finally seeing fans’ responses to Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel,” said Tony Lawrence, studio head at 2K Australia. “Borderlands’ fans continue to be so loyal to the franchise, and the team couldn’t wait to give them more opportunities to experience and explore what makes Handsome Jack such an iconic villain.”

Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.9 or later
  • 2.4 GHz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 1.2 GB HD Space
  • 256 MB VRAM
  • Video:
    • ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
    • Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • Requires Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to play
  • Gamepad support: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel supports the Playstation 4 Dualshock 4, the Playstation 3 Dualshock 3 Wireless Controllers and the Xbox 360 for Windows wired controller


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel - Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack is available now for $9.99 (USD).
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Posted 12 November 2014 - 09:56 AM

Out of curiosity, is the Pre-Sequel sort of fizzling out?  I can't find much enthusiasm for it and personally I don't feel the "thing" I felt playing the other BL games.  Were there different writers for this game than the other BLs?
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Posted 12 November 2014 - 10:41 AM

Yes.

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The studio also provided its writing staff—including Anthony Burch, lead writer of Borderlands 2—as a complement to 2K Australia's own writers.

Code for Anthony Burch did not write the PS. Like we called him once maybe.

It's not greatman. And Jack being DLC1 is even worseman.
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Posted 12 November 2014 - 12:34 PM

Sloppy copy pasta from my twitter feed for you nerds:

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Borderlands The Doppelganger Pack is out tomorrow! Use these SHiFT codes to unlock 5 Golden Keys in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! [Active through 11/16]  (RT, ¶, @, ☆, #) [@AspyrMedia] 21.03
Borderlands PC / Mac / Linux: WK533-CZ6JB-T3BB3-3TB33-W9XXR
Xbox 360: WK533-CZ6RF-W5FB6-5XB33-W9XT5
PlayStation 3: WK533-CZ6JC-Z6BC3-9TC33-W9XZF  (RT, ¶, @, ☆, #) [@AspyrMedia]

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