The release date for Borderlands 2 for the PS Vita has finally been revealed – the game will be releasing worldwide on May 13th 2014. The game will also be available in a Limited Edition bundle, which comes with the new slimmer, lighter PS Vita, and an 8GB memory card for $199.
Off-screen footage of Borderlands 2 has emerged from GDC showing the game running on a PS Vita. The 4 minute footage shows what looks like a near complete build of the game, but one that can do with a bit more work. IGN has confirmed that game has a choppy framerate and and occasionally freezes.
At Sony’s Gamescom press conference, the PS Vita officially got a price cut in Europe and North America. The portable console’s RRP has been dropped to $199 / €199. In addition to the price cut, several new titles were also announced for the PS Vita, including Borderlands 2 and Football Manager 2014.
Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford has discussed a potential PS Vita version of upcoming shooter Borderlands 2. During a developer session, Pitchford discussed how the cross-save feature on the PS Vita could be used to “keep developing that same character because it exists on the cloud somewhere.”