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Old 07-18-2012, 11:30 PM   #1
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Borderlands 2 Will Have a 58 Hour Campaign


Gearbox's marketing VP Steve Gibson says that Borderlands 2 will have a 58 hour campaign.

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“What we like to think about it is, Borderlands is a hobby. Some guide guys just did a playthrough of Borderlands 2 and they reported back to us that it takes 58 hours to play through the campaign – and that’s just one playthrough with one character,” Steve revealed to us proudly.

“So the depth with which people can get into that…Yeah we look at it as a hobby, and that isn’t even counting the new Badass Points system and how that’ll affect every character you do. We want it to feel like you get more for your money, we’re happy for people to pay their money once and feel that they get ongoing value.”
Read more at Gamerzines

Randy Pitchford claimed Duke Nukem Forever would be 20 hours long, so take this with a grain of salt.
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:30 PM   #2
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That's a surprisingly precise number.
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:25 AM   #3
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They delivered a ridiculous amount of content in the first game, so I have no reason to doubt the second one will be the same. Best DLC ever.
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:52 AM   #4
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So, like 400 hours for me... >_>
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Old 07-19-2012, 01:14 AM   #5
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Think my original solo playthrough of Borderlands clocked in around 30 hours? 58 hours would be impressive.

That 'Badass Ranking System' sounds kinda... well, badass. I like that they've come up with a way to reward you across multiple characters.
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Old 07-19-2012, 04:27 AM   #6
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I can't wait for this!

I want this, and torchlight 2. Please, come soon.
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Old 07-19-2012, 04:28 AM   #7
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This probably means that if you do everything you could possibly ever do in the game with on character, then it will take around 60 hours.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:06 AM   #8
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So, like 400 hours for me... >_>
Yup. If you are like me, and chase all possible quests/awards/whatever as possible, then most likely yes.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:56 AM   #9
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Good, great games need to be longer.

I hate having an epic game and it lasting 8 hours. 58 hours is amazing.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:24 AM   #10
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So, like 400 hours for me... >_>
Yeah me too. Love exploring every last nook and cranny. Can't wait for this!
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:27 AM   #11
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I don't really care if the campaign is 58 hours long if the last 2/3s of the game completely fail to scale to my level from doing all the quests and are is so ridiculously easy that it's not fun to play at all.

I'M LOOKING AT YOU, ORIGINAL BORDERLANDS
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:28 AM   #12
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Oops, I don't know where the extra "is" came from up there. God DAMN it, Claptrap.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:29 AM   #13
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That's a surprisingly precise number.
It's how long it took for their guy to die of starvation.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:43 AM   #14
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Clocked over 100 hours on the 1st including the DLC which was all great except for Moxxi. Too many good games coming out in the very near future
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:44 AM   #15
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58 hours makes me believe that a speed run would be like 15?
I don't do complete all the achievements so I wonder how long this would take...
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:47 AM   #16
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I've bought the original in some form or another 3 times now. More awesome in the 2nd can't be wrong.
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:00 AM   #17
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I just hope its more interesting and less drawn out than the Borderlands 1 campaign. Just finished it last week, and man it was a drag, and the ending sucked. Love the game mechanics and gameplay, but just soooo damn long!
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:03 AM   #18
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Best DLC ever.
Except that Moxxi was the WORST DLC ever, so it evens out.

I have all the DLC, and made a little progress in all of them, but after finishing the campaign, I got so incredibly burnt out on Borderlands that I don't see myself ever finishing the DLC.

Good thing I'm getting Borderlands 2 free, else I don't think I would have paid for it.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:11 AM   #19
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In a single player sense, I didn't like Moxxi. I loved it when I was playing with some friends, though. It's a serious challenge in the later waves. I liked all the DLC for Borderlands, honestly.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:22 AM   #20
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My internal clock on Borderlands is all messed up b/c I spent about 10,000 hours running in a circle in New Haven and opening chests (and enjoying it I might add!)
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