Borderlands developer Gearbox Software has joined the refrain in supporting Black Lives Matter following the homicide of George Floyd and pushing again a few of its scheduled plans for Borderlands 3 in solidarity with the motion. In a press release on Twitter, the developer stated it is delaying the discharge of the Takedown on the Guardian Breach replace.
Additionally, the studio is muting its Twitter channel–with the exception of this announcement–out of respect for “what’s going on in the world right now.” A brand new date has not been introduced as of but.
2K Games, which publishes the Borderlands collection, stated it is including one other $1 million USD to the 2K Foundations Program and increasing its scope to incorporate combating racial injustice and inequalities in black communities around the globe.
“Black lives matter,” the assertion says.
Gearbox additionally confirmed that the continued Revenge of the Cartels occasion in Borderlands 3 can be prolonged till the Takedown on the Guardian Breach replace arrives.
Gearbox is not alone in delaying an replace because of the unrest round racial inequality around the globe. Infinity Ward has delayed the Season Four replace for Modern Warfare/Warzone, whereas Epic Games has pushed again the launch of Fortnite’s subsequent season. Sony, in the meantime, delayed its PlayStation 5 occasion. Sony has since set a brand new date for it, on June 11.
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