Borderlands collection review-bombed on Steam to protest Epic Store timed-exclusivity

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The Borderlands collection and its DLC has had an enormous inflow of damaging opinions within the wake of the information that Borderlands Three will probably be an Epic Store unique.

Disgruntled players are out in drive once more, review-bombing titles on Steam over exclusivity offers they’re not proud of. Following the announcement that Borderlands Three goes to be a six-month timed-exclusive on the Epic Store, they’ve flocked to Steam of their droves to depart damaging opinions on something Borderlands-related (by way of PCGamesN).

I’m speaking Borderlands 2, Borderlands Game of the Year, the enhanced GoTY, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and just about the entire DLC you can find on Steam. Even Telltale’s Tales From the Borderlands didn’t get a reprieve.

The damaging opinions name-check the Epic Store and embody ASCII artwork of palms flipping the fowl, which additionally pops up in some constructive opinions as properly, from these gamers who just like the games however are nonetheless pissed off.

It’s not all dangerous information although, as different Steam customers are swooping in to fight this with a slew of constructive opinions.

This precise scenario performed out in January when Metro Exodus’ one-year Epic Store timed-exclusivity was announced, ensuing within the Metro series as a whole getting swamped with negative reviews.

Last month, Epic Games Store head Steve Allison stated that the corporate doesn’t want a repeat of the Metro incident, referring to the best way the information was introduced; even Valve was annoyed by it.

Borderlands 3’s take care of the Epic has been announced months ahead of its September release, however it’s doable that CEO Tim Sweeney’s comments on Epic’s continued campaign to snag exclusives has riled folks up much more.

In different Borderlands Three information, each Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, and writer 2K Games, have each stated that cross-platform support for the title is “being looked at”.

We’ll discover out extra in regards to the game in a reveal event scheduled for May 1.

Borderlands Three is out September 13 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.