Even if Konami abandoned their intentions to attend E3 2021, this event will feature many lectures. In addition to the previously announced companies, other companies confirmed their participation in the digital fair. These include Gearbox Software, the responsible American company Borderlands. Although this franchise is the most popular of the developer, Gearbox has several interesting IPs that we will surely have news about at his conference.
A brief presentation of the future of Gearbox
In early 2021, it was revealed that Gearbox would start to be part of Embracer Group. Finally, a couple of months ago, this negotiation is over. This alliance promises to provide a great potential to the projects and franchises of the American developer. In addition, Gearbox is expected to expand and conform more studies, as indicated from your page. Lars Wingefors, founder of Embracer Group, mentioned that they hope to provide great resources to this developer so that Gearbox grows. So it wouldn’t be surprising if they briefly mention the franchises they will receive new content and maybe some games that they will start working on.
Gearbox’s new IP to be revealed at E3 2021
A couple of weeks ago, they started to expand rumors regarding a new title by Gearbox. Is IP it would be a collaboration with Take-Two Interactive
News regarding Borderlands
Announcement of a new game in the franchise
The best known Gearbox franchise without a doubt is Borderlands. It is almost two years since the launch of your last title, Borderlands 3. As we already mentioned, several theories have been heard regarding a ‘spin-off’ of this franchise. For now, Pitchford only clarified that Gearbox always will be the only developer of the video games of this IP
New content for Borderlands 3
A possible announcement of a new set of Borderlands it does not indicate that the current delivery is abandoned. Gearbox has nurtured with broad content this title and the game has already had several expansions. In April, for example, the ‘Director’s Cut’ version reached most platforms. In addition, the recent announcement of the cross game arrival
A ‘gameplay’ of Homeworld 3
Homeworld 2 It was launched more than 15 years ago and several fans of the franchise expected that at some point the third installment would be released. In 2019, it was finally revealed Homeworld 3. From this announcement, details have been scarce. Blackbird Interactive is responsible for game development, while Gearbox will be responsible for distribution. It would not be unusual to see a trailer revealing the title gameplay. We remind you that the launch of Homeworld 3 expected by the end of 2022. In addition, it cannot be ignored that by 2022 the launch of Homeworld Mobile, so this game is probably showing too.
Other Gearbox announcements at E3 2021
As a distributor, Gearbox works on various titles. Among these is Tribes of Midgard, a cooperative survival game. This video game is expected to be released for PS5 and PC sometime in 2021, so it is likely that the release date of the title can be revealed at this event.
Gearbox is also a distributor of Godfall. The title didn’t have much of an impact on PS5 and it was rumored that it could come to PS4, probably to try your luck. E3 2021 could be the place where Gearbox announce this.
A less likely ad could be Bulletstorm 2. In 2011, it was launched Bulletstorm for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. In 2017, Gearbox distributed a remastered version that made its way to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch. Back then, People Can Fly spoke of the possibility of a second installment of the franchise, but they were busy developing Outriders. Now, Gearbox has a bigger budget by being part of the Embracer Group and Bulletstorm it could be a good study opportunity.
Gearbox is not only recognized by Borderlands. Although it is clear that it is one of his most popular franchises, a few years ago it also shone thanks to Brothers in Arms. More than a year ago, it was announced that a series of this franchise would be launched. Although it is clear that they will be focused on the work and promotion of this series, that Brothers in Arms Being named again is the perfect opportunity for a remake of its older titles to be announced and, again, the stage Gearbox finds itself in may open up this opportunity even more.
Will Gearbox surprise us with the announcement of any of these latest games? What is Pitchford up to for this conference? For now, we just have to wait to see everything that this company is planning.