Epic Video games Retailer has kicked off its ‘Mega sale’ for 2022, promising a brand new free sport each week for 4 weeks alongside reductions throughout the storefront. The primary of those freebies is Gearbox’s massively profitable loot shooter Borderlands 3 and it is obtainable till Could 26.
To attain your self a duplicate of this triple-A title, you may must have an Epic Video games account and, utilizing the shop’s desktop consumer, ‘buy’ the sport (for $0/£0) so as to add it to your account. Now, it is yours to maintain!
As the first competitor to Steam’s on-line pc gaming storefront, Epic Video games Retailer got here onto the scene in late 2018 and made a reputation for itself with its frequent free giveaways – one thing it intends to proceed all through 2022.
In lots of instances, these free giveaways have been removed from been obscure or small titles, with main video games like Prey, Management and Whole Conflict: Warhammer being amongst them, in addition to fashionable indie titles like Celeste, Hyper Mild Drifter, Limbo and Tremendous Meat Boy.
All that is to say, it is price grabbing an account and maintaining with these free affords, as a result of even when you do not have a pc able to operating a few of these video games now, whenever you get one, you may have a stocked video games library able to go.
Is Borderlands 3 price $0?
Clearly, sure. Extra importantly although, is it price your time? Nonetheless, sure. We gave the sport 4 stars in our overview, praising its immense arsenal of weapons and its deep RPG techniques, however famous that its makes an attempt at comedy weren’t significantly humorous.
Personally, I performed Borderlands 3 for the primary time just a few months in the past (earlier than Elden Ring dominated all of my spare time), and it stuffed a selected position very properly for me: senseless motion. For these looking for some chaotic, fast-paced, first-person taking pictures to shortly soar into, seize this sport.
There’s some depth too, if you would like it. As with each Borderlands title so far, you choose a category to start with, and from there, make investments factors in varied ability timber in addition to equip shields and gadgets that harmonize together with your skills. This will change the best way the sport’s performed pretty dramatically, shifting from extra of a ranged big-hitter, to an amongst-it brawler.
Having performed every entry within the sequence, the standard of life enhancements which have collected over the last decade because the first Borderlands title must be applauded – motion is fluid, the motion is relentless, and each single weapon feels satisfying to wield (even the cheapo newbie package).
With that mentioned, the enjoyment of the sport does strongly depend on your means to dam out its narrative, in addition to a substantial amount of its dialogue. Borderlands 3 carries on the vulgar (and infantile) humor of the sequence, however has far fewer redeeming moments than its predecessors in each the story and the jokes.
Borderlands 3 for each PC and Mac is at the moment free on Epic Video games Retailer till Could 26.