Borderlands 2 VR

Rating Summary

Based on 24 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

38%

Critics Recommend

Based on 24 critic reviews
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Jan 1, 2019

Corners needed to be cut and while the game doesn't waltz flawlessly into the VR realm, for it to work this well is still an achievement.

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Unscored
Dec 18, 2018

orderlands 2 in VR is one hell of an experience

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7.5 / 10.0
Dec 19, 2018

Borderlands 2 is the latest classic that has been ported to PSVR, but what sacrifices were made to get there?

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8.2 / 10.0
Feb 4, 2019

As a sum of its parts, Borderlands 2 VR is a good and fun game even though it shows its age in the level design. Its VR implementation is impressive but not perfect. The lack of DLC content, co-op or AIM support may turn off players, especially given the game's high price point, but it's truly a solid and long VR experience that will keep you entertained for at least 30 hours. If you cannot wait for Borderlands 3 or have never played Borderlands 2, Borderlands 2 VR is perhaps the best excuse in a while to immerse yourself and return to vault-hunting on Pandora.

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Digitally Downloaded

Top Critic

Dec 21, 2018

Borderlands 2 VR is a reminder that you can't simply copy/paste an existing game into a VR engine and expect it to work.

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Heavy

Top Critic

7 / 10.0
Dec 17, 2018

If you’re looking for another reason to play through the game again and you’re a fan of VR, this will give you exactly what you’re looking for, just with some minor issues but nothing game-breaking.

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8 / 10.0
Sep 6, 2019

Like Skyrim's VR port, Borderlands 2 VR feels like a curio. It's a fun way to revisit a modern classic, but isn't the best way to actually play the game. As a VR title, it's excellent, but I'd argue if you're looking to get caught up before Borderlands 3, you'll find it more comfortable to do so in the Handsome Collection.

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3.7 / 5.0
Jan 24, 2019

Although the gameplay and design elements are starting to really show their age, Borderlands 2 is still a pretty fun game and well worth exploring in VR. The absence of multiplayer or DLC stings a bit and AIM support would have been more than welcome, but for what it presents itself as, Borderlands 2 VR is generally a solid experience.

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7 / 10
Dec 19, 2018

The VR port of Borderlands 2 (a game from 2012) falls short of what could have been a fantastic release. This is due to a lack of polish and the glaring omission of co-op.

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8 / 10.0
Mar 20, 2017

Borderlands 2 VR is a game that is nearly perfectly translated into virtual reality. It contains everything you want from your Borderlands 2 experience, plus a bit more to make you feel like you're a part of the game. Gearbox and 2K didn't simply offer up a small piece of the pie, they offered up the whole pie. Just remember, too much of a good thing can make you sick.

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