After the upcoming Fall Update, there will be no new content for Battleborn, Gearbox's somewhat ill-fated team shooter.

The game had lukewarm reviews at launch, and the timing was all wrong. Competing with Blizzard is almost always a bad idea. After an attempt to bring in new players with a free-to-play option failed to generate new interest, Gearbox has decided to cease active development and enter maintenance mode.

The game isn't shutting down, but it's entering it's last days, with a skeleton crew remaining to keep things working properly.

As a thank you to the players, Gearbox is giving out the skin pictured above with this SHiFT code:

Full announcement:

jdodson   Admin wrote on 09/18/2017 at 05:07pm

Sad to see the game close up development but glad it's going to stay on for others to play. I knew the game wasn't something I was interested when I got a key for it and never redeemed it.

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