Are Borderlands 1 And 2 Connected?

Can you play Borderlands 2 without playing the first one?

You don’t need to play the first.

Technically it dies tie in directly with the previous game and there are plenty of references, but BL1’s overarching plot was pretty thin.

The one relevant plot point is explained in the first few minutes.

You won’t be missing anything by skipping the first..

Do I need to play Borderlands 1 before the handsome collection?

Yes. If you play the first one, you’ll come to love the rest even more, tho I understand the feeling of being burnt out, so don’t try to go max level in any of them till your sure you want too. Also the only dlc really needed from BL1 is the Armory (if you have it). … Pre Sequels dlc is mostly characters and an arena.

Why is borderlands not in the handsome collection?

It’s almost like there was a reason they didn’t include the first and named it accordingly. Lorewise, because it’s called the handsome collection and handsome Jack is not in 1. Technically, it’s because they didn’t want to port the borderlands 1 engine. Meanwhile 2 and presequel ran on the same engine.

Is it worth playing Borderlands 1 before 2?

Play 1 first otherwise you won’t want to play it after playing 2. That said if you play 2 first you won’t be missing much story wise, modern games are good about that. Story wise it doesn’t matter tooo much. Gameplay wise, I agree it’ll be a bit more painful to go to 1 after 2.

Is Borderlands 1 still worth playing?

The first game is probably still my favorite of the series, 2 is a very close second. But yes it is absolutely still worth playing. While the Tiny Tina DLC in 2 is my favorite DLC out of all of them, the first game has better DLC overall.

Do I need to play Borderlands 1 and 2 before 3?

Yes, you’ll be fine. While past characters like Lilith or Rhys will be making appearances, you don’t have to go back and play all the earlier games. Events that happened previously will be referenced, but this is a new plot, with new main characters, new villains, and a new storyline.

Does it matter what order you play Borderlands?

You should play them in the order they were released. Even though the Pre-Sequel shows a story that takes place between the two games it hinges on your knowledge of the second game. Play the first Borderlands, and then the DLC – some of that is really great. … So yes, play them in order of their release.

Is Borderlands 3 as good as 2?

When it comes to quality, Borderlands 3 has a ton of memorable guns, ranging from the Elon Musk flamethrower and the fan-favorite Lyuda (pre-nerf) to the more recent Ion Cannon in Mad Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot. Sure, Borderlands 2 had its fair share of memorable weapons, but Borderlands 3 takes the cake.

Should I play Borderlands 2 or pre sequel first?

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel mostly takes place in-between Borderlands and Borderlands 2, but you should play Borderlands 2 before diving into The Pre-Sequel. This is because Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’s introduction and ending actually take place after Borderlands 2.