April 23 is a big day for Borderlands 3 as Gearbox adds its new Mayhem Mode 2.0 update and starts the Revenge of the Cartels seasonal event. If you’ve already made your way through its recent DLC, now you have even more content to enjoy.
Mayhem Mode 2.0 adds over 25 new modifiers rated from Easy, Medium, Hard, and Very Hard. While Easy modifiers are usually beneficial to the player, the rest give enemies a bigger advantage. Gearbox teased a Medium modifier called “Floor is Lava” which encourages you to stay on the move at all times by forming a pool of lava beneath your feet when you stand still. As can be expected, you’ll be able to earn better, more powerful weapons as you make your way through the Mayhem ranks.
As Gearbox notes, “Modifiers are selected at random, but the number of modifiers and difficulty ratings of those modifiers are always the same for each Mayhem level.” You can see this in the table below.
In his continued studies of human customs, your Saurian crewmate Maurice has gotten himself mixed up with the wrong crowd, and now finds himself indebted to Joey Ultraviolet, the kingpin of the Eridium Cartel. To save Maurice’s scaly hide, you’ll need to take the fight to Joey and his gangs of underlings at Villa Ultraviolet, an opulent hideout overlooking a tropical paradise.
These updates are free for all players.
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Borderlands 3 is packed full of content, and it’s getting a little extra in the form of Borderlands Science. Help map the human gut microbiome by playing different puzzles in mini games in Tannis’ infirmary aboard Sanctuary III.