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Borderlands 3 wants to make multiplayer more accessible


If you absolutely must, Borderlands can be played all on your lonesome, but the series has always encouraged vault hunters to team up with buds to shoot skags and make some cash. At a panel at Guardian Con last week, Gearbox revealed how it's expanding co-op with new features and greater accessibility in Borderlands 3.  The latter extends beyond multiplayer and social stuff, so there's re-mappable controls, Xbox Adaptive Controller compatibility, various subtitles and closed captioning options, and a ping system that means you can still communicate without a mic.

As someone who absolutely does not want to strike up a conversation with randos in games, Apex Legends will always have my thanks for popularising pinging. Watch the system in action below:

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