Two Borderlands games free on Epic Games Store this week

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artwork from Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

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Two games can be found at no cost this week on the Epic Games Store: Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, packaged collectively in Borderlands: The Handsome Collection. It’s changing Sid Meier’s Civilization 6, which was accessible for the previous week. Before that, Grand Theft Auto 5 was free — and that broke the Epic Games Store.

Games can be found free weekly on Epic Games’ platform. This apply has been occurring since 2019, however the games over the previous couple weeks have been notably larger. The Epic Games Store is currently running a promo known as the “Mega Sale,” which this is part of. In addition to the free games, folks can count on reductions of as much as 75%.

Publisher 2K Games launched Borderlands: The Handsome Collection in 2015. It introduced each games to current-gen consoles, transferring saves over from the older era so long as they have been throughout the identical console household. Borderlands 2 was initially launched in 2012 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac, and Windows PC. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel got here out in 2014 — it’s set after the primary Borderlands, however earlier than Borderlands 2.

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection shall be accessible on the Epic Games Store at no cost till June 4, when one other game will take its place. On Steam, the game is currently selling for $59.80.

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