Borderlands 3 is coming to the Xbox Series X / S and PlayStation 5 next-gen consoles. The game is also getting a new Ultimate Edition, a Next-Level Edition, and a Season Pass 2.
Borderlands 3's devs have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and paired them with answers to produce the recently published Borderlands 3 next-get faq .
Borderlands 3: next-gen
Everyone who owns Borderlands 3 on the current-gen consoles is entitled to a free upgrade within the same next-gen console family for free.
Players who own a physical disc of Borderlands 3 will need the Xbox Series X or standard PlayStation 5 console models that include a disc drive to take advantage of this feature.
Borderlands 3 will be playable at launch on the Xbox Series X / Series S the PlayStation 5.
Borderlands 3 add-on content and save files can be ported to next-gen consoles within the same console family. PlayStation 4 save files can only be transferred to PlayStation 5, not the other way around.
Cross-play across console generations is possible. PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 players can play together, and so can Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One players. Cross-play on PC is also possible between Steam and Epic.
The next-gen version of Borderlands 3 will not bring any new Trophies and Achievements. Your Trophies/Achievements from current-gen will transfer to next-gen platforms
Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition
Grants the players access to all released Borderlands 3 content as of November 10, 2020, including the core game, six content add-ons in both Season Pass 1 and 2, and multiple bonus cosmetic packs—including the new Multiverse Final Form cosmetics.
Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition will be available starting November 10.
Borderlands 3 Next-Level Edition
Consists of the core game plus the new Multiverse Final Form cosmetic packs, which contain all-new body models and matching heads for Moze, Amara, FL4K and Zane.
Borderlands 3: Next-Level Edition is only available for Xbox and PlayStation consoles and can be purchased through either the Current or Next Generation digital storefronts.
Borderlands 3 Next-Level Edition will be available digitally starting November 10.
Borderlands 3 Season Pass 2
The Borderlands 3 Season Pass 2 includes both the all-new Designer's Cut and upcoming Director's Cut add-ons. The Pass will launch on November 10, starting with the Designer's Cut, which features a new skill tree for each Vault Hunter and Arms Race - a new game mode.
Director's Cut will be a gameplay focused add-on that will launch in Spring 2021.
More info about Designer's and Director's cut can be found in the official faq .