The developers of Borderlands 3 give their fans - and the loot shooter as well - some love just in time for Valentine's Day. The latest episode of the Borderlands Show features a new seasonal event, Heartbreak Day, Guardian Rank options, and other Borderlands 3 updates. 

Gearbox and 2k Games have penned a joint love letter to the community. In it, the developers and the publisher thank the loyal fans - and keep current plans for future updates of Borderlands 3 ready. There will be a new seasonal event in the loot shooter, an increase in the level cap and "a significant number of comfort improvements".

Borderlands 3: "Heartbreak Day" is coming

Heartbreak Day, as Borderlands 3's new seasonal event is free to players, is all about hearts and, of course, firing at them. Lovesick foes across the Borderlands will soon be surrounded by hearts. There are different types of hearts, and shooting them triggers a variety of different effects. After "Bloody Harvest" for Halloween So this time - at least at first glance - it's a little more loving.

For example, the damage caused by your own group is increased, opponents quickly change fronts and fight for you instead of against you for a limited time, or the hearts explode and leave loot behind. There will be five new rewards in total, including special skins and legendary weapons exclusive to Heartbreak Day. 

"Heartache Day": Different hearts trigger different effects. Image: Gearbox

"Heartbreak Day": Different hearts trigger different effects. Image: Gearbox

The event can be activated or deactivated again in the main menu. "The event starts on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia and PC once the February patch is released no later than midnight CET on Thursday 13th February," announce Gearox and 2K Games. Players then have one week to break hearts. So the event ends again on Thursday, February 20th.

In addition, the developers have announced the first increase in the level cap in Borderlands 3. In the future, it goes up to level 53. Players will then be rewarded with three additional skill points with which you can strengthen your existing vault hunter variants or experiment with new additional skills. This increase in the upper level limit comes into play free of charge for everyone, at the same time informing the developers that further increases will also be available free of charge. 

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The information on Borderlands 3 updates is even broader, adding True Elimination mode, Guardian Rank and event options, Fight for Your Life optimizations, improvements to Chaos 2.0 due out in March, and an Echocast Twitch extension for even more interaction between streamers and their viewers. The optimizations in terms of performance and stability seem to be almost decorative accessories. 

But that's not all: On Thursday, February 27th, Gearbox also wants to publish new information about the second paid expansion. Then there is a first look at the next add-on and the plans for the future of Borderlands 3.

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