Borderlands 2 VR - Buyer's Guide

Experience Borderlands 2 in VR, with beautiful graphics, nostalgic value, and great sound quality. Worth playing for fans even with some minor issues.
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Experience the legendary shooter-looter game like never before! Engage in the wild universe of Borderlands from an immersive virtual reality perspective. Embody a loot-hungry Vault Hunter equipped with an astronomical number of weapons, embarking on a mission to fill your coffers with treasure. Battle bandits with real-world precision, physically punch psychos, speed across the desert in hijacked bandit vehicles, and liberate Pandora from the grip of Handsome Jack! Choose from four playable classes: Siren, Commando, Gunzerker, and Assassin, each boasting distinct skillsets and battle tactics. Arm yourself with an infinite array of procedurally-generated firearms, each possessing unique capabilities and modifications. Moreover, crave for procedurally-generated shields, grenades, relics, class mods, and more to maximize your power and chaos! Use the newly introduced Slow-Mo ability to plan your next move! With the Teleport feature, traverse Pandora with the elegance of ClapTrap, if he were graceful.

Should I play Borderlands 2 VR in 2024?

The good

Many reviewers have praised the game’s graphics, saying they are beautiful. Some have also enjoyed the new way of experiencing the game in VR, with some mentioning it brings back nostalgic memories. Others have praised the game’s sound quality, with one reviewer mentioning “audio is great”. A few have also praised the game’s ability to slow down time.

The bad

Some reviewers have complained about minor issues, such as the lack of hand movement in the VR aspect, with one reviewer saying “your hands are pretty much there for show”. Another mentioned that the game doesn’t display on the Quest 3. Some reviewers have also mentioned common issues with certain areas of the game not showing up, but were able to fix them using the Gibbed save editor.


Despite some initial frustrations and minor issues, many reviewers have found that the game is still enjoyable and a fun way to experience the Borderlands 2 universe. With some minor tweaks and workarounds, players can overcome the initial hiccups and enjoy the game. While it may not be perfect, the game’s graphics, sound quality, and nostalgic value make it worth playing, especially for fans of the series.

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