All hope for taking a trip to Pandora on the go is not entirely out of the question. It seems like a Borderlands 3 Switch port is still a possibility, which would make it possible to play the looter shooter on the train to work, or just in the living room for gamers who exclusively use Nintendo's console.
In May, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford made comments that he "would love to see" Borderlands 3 come to Nintendo Switch. However, this was just something Pitchford said on Twitter and did not reflect the thoughts of Gearbox at large or the team working on the actual game. Of course it would be nice, but the possibility was generally written off. Until now.
This news comes out of an interview conducted on the first episode of the Borderlands show, a new YouTube show where games journalists Greg Miller and Fran Mirabella talk Borderlands 3 and interview members of the development team. In the debut, Borderlands 3 creative director Paul Sage went on to discuss the game and the possibility of a Switch version was brought up.
When asked if Borderlands 3 is coming to Switch, Sage responded by saying "never say never," implying that one day the game may indeed come to the Switch. On one hand this is potentially exciting, as Gearbox has not ruled out a Switch port as a possibility. On the other, the vagueness of the answer implies that this is not a current project. If Borderlands 3 is coming to Switch, it isn't coming any time soon.
In the same interview Sage confirmed that no DLC characters will be coming to the game. Instead, the post-launch content plans consist of ongoing events and large campaign expansions, the first of which is planned for later in the year.
The game was predicted to sell well and so far there is a lot of buzz so far meaning Borderlands 3 is probably doing alright for itself. Whether or not it hits and exceeds publisher Take-Two's high bar for a franchise of this caliber will likely be what determines if the game sees life on other platforms in the future. For now, Borderlands 3 is confirmed to be releasing on Google Stadia on launch when that service goes live for those buying into the Founder's Edition in November.
Borderlands 3 is available now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, with a Stadia version also in development.
Source: The Borderlands Show