- Gearbox Software Writer Anthony Burch
has announced alongside a video that Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt begins today.
To quote: Hey there, Anthony Burch from Gearbox here! Sir Hammerlock had told me that in the past he wrote his PlayStation fans a letter, so naturally when I mentioned I was writing this blog post he jumped at the opportunity to do it for me. Sucker! He's all book smarts.
Salutations, Vault Hunters!
Sir Hammerlock here, with a cracking proposal for you. Being the oh-so-well-armed badass you are, you've already saved the world, found a pirate's treasure, and spectacularly murdered your way to the top of a badass leaderboard or two. But.
Have you - he asked, pausing for dramatic effect - have you ever fought a Stalker the size of a small building? Have you ever fought a mystical shaman bandit who can level up his companions at will? Have you ever hunted down Scaylions, Boroks, Spores and Savages?
As you have not yet joined me on my excursion to the brutal continent of Aegrus, I shall pre-emptively answer on your behalf: "No, Sir Hammerlock," you say. "I have yet to do any of these things. Pray tell - how could a no-nonsense brigand like myself experience such violent hilarity?"
Glad you asked! My Big Game Hunt starts on January 15th, 2013. Journey with me, and you shall see things the likes of which you've never seen before: new vehicles, weapons, skins, heads, and environments - the lot! You may also see a man open-mouth kissing a skag*, but, depending on the life decisions you've made, that may well be something you've already seen several times before.
Anyhow, this is Sir Hammerlock, once again reminding you: the Borderlands are waiting!
*Totally not in the DLC.
An Addendum (the nitty-gritty details):
Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt is the third of four add-on content campaigns for Borderlands 2 and is available individually for $9.99 or as part of the Season Pass. The fourth add-on content campaign will be available by June 2013 and is also part of the Season Pass.