New Tales From The Borderlands: Release date, pre-order editions, characters & more

Andrew Highton
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A new crazy and zany adventure from Gearbox Software is on the way as New Tales From The Borderlands has officially been announced. This is everything you need to know about the new addition to the Borderlands franchise.

The Borderlands series has produced some of the most compelling and insane characters and missions we’ve seen in RPG games. Along with their cel-shaded graphics and tight gunplay, the games have a certain appeal that has kept fans coming back for more over the years.

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands was a successful spin-off and the movie is well underway. But now a brand new Borderlands game has been announced called New Tales From The Borderlands. Here’s everything we know.


rhys using metal arm next to fiona in tales from the borderlands
Tales From The Borderlands’ characters quickly became memorable with some even featuring in Borderlands 3.

New Tales From The Borderlands release date

New Tales From The Borderlands will be released on October 21, 2022, with the announcement of its release date coming from both Gamescom 2022 and the trailer.

This was previously predicted thanks to an Amazon store listing that let slip the final release date.

New Tales From The Borderlands trailer

GamesCom 2022 announced the new title and with it brought a trailer filled with chaos, robots, and the brand new main characters. You can watch it below.

New Tales From The Borderlands story and characters

The game explores the weapon makers, Tediore as they begin to take over Promethea. You play as the ‘streetwise’ Octavio, the selfless Anu, and the lovable Fran who take it upon themselves to finally make a name for themselves. When they find out Tediore are actually here to find a rumored Vault, the main characters seize the opportunity to change the world, and their own lives.

The interactive story revolves around a selfless scientist by the name of Anu, her brother Octavio, and the hilarious frogurt-slinging Fran.

Deluxe Edition details

New Tales from the Borderlands Deluxe Edition
The Deluxe Edition comes with a beloved game.

The Deluxe Edition comes with a multitude of perks, and the full announcement of the game has given us some key details to those wanting to purchase it.

Price: $49.99 USD / £44.99 / $79.95 AUD

What’s included: Tales From The Borderlands Full Game

Preorder Bonus details

If you preorder New Tales From The Borderlands you’ll get the Adventure Capital Pack which features:

  • Cosmetics for Anu, Octavio, and Fran
  • 10,000 in-game virtual currency
  • An in-game FL4K Vaultlander collectible

Who is developing New Tales From The Borderlands?

Unlike the first Tales From The Borderlands game which was developed by Telltale Games, the sequel is instead being developed in-house by Gearbox Software themselves.

Problems at Telltale Games led to the closure of the company and, even though it’s been restructured and is under new management now, Gearbox have decided they wanted to be hands-on with the newest iteration in the series.

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Andrew Highton is a former Games Writer for Dexerto. He has a Creative Writing degree from Liverpool John Moores University and has previously written for games websites such as Twinfinite and Keengamer. With 13,000+ PlayStation Trophies to his name, Andrew is a fan of a huge variety of video games, his favourites being God of War and Metal Gear Solid. Contact him at, on Twitter @AndyHighton8 or at