Borderlands 2 Officially Confirmed

Christmas came early on August 3, 2011. Yesterday it was just a rumor. Today, it is truth.

2K Games and Gearbox Software have officially announced that Borderlands 2 is in development. The official site went live today, with news that it will launch after April 2012. This comes a day after reports rumors that the game was currently in the works.

Borderlands 2 will be making its debut at Gamescom 2011. For those lucky fans attending PAX Prime, they will also get the treat of seeing the much anticipated title.

The popular RPG-style FPS returns with four all-new characters with new classes and unique skills. You can also expect plenty of new loot as well as new environments.

Gameinformer has a sneak peak at one of the new classes, revealing a dual wielding, heavy-set, bearded man ready to take on whatever Pandora throws at him.

Are you just as excited as we are!?