Gearbox Software has announced its next title, Battleborn, a “hero shooter” that combines first-person shooting with cooperative combat.
“Battleborn is a next-gen hero-shooter brought to you by the creators of the award-winning and best-selling Borderlands franchise,” a message on the Battleborn website reads. “In Battleborn’s distant future, the only hope for the last star in a dying universe is a new breed of warriors, who must put aside their differences to drive back an unstoppable menace. Choose from a myriad of powerful heroes and fight together alongside your friends in an intense co-operative campaign, or battle against them in fast-paced competitive multiplayer matches.”
More details about the game, including information about the nine playable heroes and five factions they belong to will be featured in the next issue of Game Informer.
“As a genre-fused, hobby-grade, co-operative and competitive FPS exploding with eye-popping style and an imaginative universe, Battleborn is the most ambitious video game that Gearbox has ever created,” Gearbox president Randy Pitchford said.
Battleborn will launch in 2015 for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One.