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Borderlands 2 release date announced

New trailer shows off fresh gameplay, pre-order bonuses.

Borderlands launches for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 18th September 2012 in the US and 21st September internationally, 2K Games has announced.

Pre-order and you'll get exclusive access to the Borderlands 2 Premier Club access, which allows you to download in-game items.

Access to the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club lets you download the Gearbox Gun Pack, a Golden Key and the Vault Hunter's Relic.

The Gearbox Gun Pack is a collection of unique guns. The Golden Key is an in-game item used to unlock a rare item in the Golden Sanctuary Loot Chest. The Vault Hunter's Relic is an in-game item that boosts players' gear-hunting fortune while playing solo or co-op.

The Gearbox first-person shooter features split-screen co-op and online co-op with drop-in drop-out support. A new trailer, which reveals fresh gameplay footage, is below.

"Borderlands 2 is a passion project, through and through," said Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford.

"The result is a sequel that has improved every successful aspect of Borderlands while innovating with an all-new experience."

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