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Since the launch of Homeworld Remastered Collection last week, we've been getting tons of letters asking when the games' original soundtracks will be available to download. Today we're happy to announce that the music of Homeworld Remastered Collection is now available on Steam!

Owners of Homeworld Remastered Collection can now pick up the Homeworld 1 Remastered and Homeworld 2 Remastered Original Soundtracks, both composed by Paul Ruskay, for $7.99 each. Each soundtrack includes both .mp3 and FLAC format audio files. For more information, check out the Steam Store listings:

UPDATE: As a thank you from Gearbox and composer Paul Ruskay, all Collector's Edition owners will be receiving FREE download codes for both of the remastered soundtracks at the email address that they registered their CE with! Give us a few days to sort out the logistics and keep an eye out here, and on Homeworld Twitter and Facebook for updates on code distribution.

Customers who have not yet received their Collector's Editions can receive their download codes directly from our support team by submitting a ticket at http://support.gearboxsoftware.com.

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New Claptrap Costume Hoodies

02.27.15 - Jeff Skal

Do you like partying solo? Do you often find yourself forcing your friends to wear a rubber ducky inner tubes or blindly and uncontrollably unload all of their ammo? Well, we've got the hoodie for you!

New Claptrap Costume hoodies are now available in the Official Gearbox Store! Order yours by March 2 and save $10!

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Continuing a series of developer diaries that began earlier this month and continued last week, today we’re happy to show off episode 3 of a behind-the-scenes look at Homeworld Remastered Collection.

Thanks to the folks at Mediajuice for producing this series!

Homeworld Remastered Collection is available now on Steam!

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The wait is over! Homeworld Remastered Collection is available now on Steam and on Amazon and on Humble!

We couldn’t be happier to finally launch this labor of love, which we’ve been hard at work on ever since the acquisition of Homeworld back in 2013.

"The genesis behind Homeworld was that of an epic journey," said Alex Garden, founder and former CEO of Relic Entertainment. “I could never have imagined, over 15 years later, that the journey would be so lovingly remastered by a passionate team that cares as much about that story as we do. The idea that people will be able to play through Homeworld again with technology, effects and detail we could only dream of at the time -- I can't wait."

“It’s an absolute honor to make a franchise as important as Homeworld accessible to modern audiences,” said Brian Martel, Chief Creative Officer at Gearbox Software. “I couldn’t be prouder of the effort that has gone into presenting Homeworld as the experience it was always meant to be, not only as a co-owner of Gearbox but as a longtime fan of the series.”

Reviews have already started to come in: (READ MORE)

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The wait is almost over!

In celebration of the launch of Homeworld Remastered Collection tomorrow, today we’re happy to show off our awesome launch trailer, featuring the song “Sail” by AWOLNATION!

Excited for the launch? You still have time to pre-order Homeworld Remastered Collection for 15% off right here on Steam!  

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Are you excited for Homeworld Remastered Collection? Launch is only a day away, and we still have plenty of cool new features left to tell you about.

Throughout development, we’ve been working with the original creators of Homeworld to make sure it’s been remastered with the love and care it deserves. Once we launch, we’re excited to be joined by another collaborator: you! Homeworld Remastered Collection will offer tools for the community and will support mods, allowing for some incredible opportunities for you guys to create cool stuff.

At launch, we’ll have a Steam Workshop tool available that will allow you to upload and download mods, and based on your feedback, we’ll be adding more functionality post-release. Classic mods can also be uploaded, so your original Homeworld 2 Classic mods can be uploaded to the Steam Workshop!

We’ll have a guide on Mod Tools available on Steam after launch, so stay tuned for more details!

Homeworld Remastered Collection is out tomorrow, but you can still save 15% if you pre-order on Steam today!

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Homeworld Remastered: Behind-the-Scenes

02.23.15 - Gearbox Staff

We’re just days away from the launch of Homeworld Remastered Collection! Before you hit hyperspace, here’s a bit of insight into what you can expect, whether you’re a veteran commander or a novice member of the fleet.

Homeworld 1 was originally released in 1999, and Homeworld 2 followed a few years later in 2003 along with a new engine that added new features and functionality. For Remastered, we wanted to expand on that as it was the most technically advanced engine between the two games. But for Homeworld 1, that meant we needed to bring it into the HW2 engine. That meant a big challenge: creating a unified engine for Homeworld 1 and 2. Unifying the codebase enabled us to remaster both games at the same time, which provides a consistent gameplay experience between the two games, including a new user interface. The new user interface will allow for modern RTS advances, aligning it more with the original intent that wasn’t possible using the tools at the time. As a result, key commands old school Homeworld players may have been familiar with won’t work in Homeworld Remastered. As with all of the changes in Homeworld Remastered, this was done with the guidance of the original creators. Original mechanics have been preserved in the Classic versions included in Remastered Collection.

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Homeworld 2 Remastered Story Trailer

02.23.15 - Andrew Goldfarb

Just like we did for Homeworld 1 last week, today we've release a brand new story trailer for Homeworld 2 Remastered! 

Watch the video above to learn more about the critically acclaimed story of Homeworld 2 in this trailer from the Homeworld Remastered Collection that highlights the game's updated audio, visuals, and effects!

Homeworld Remastered Collection launches on February 25th. Be sure to pre-order on Steam for 15% off!

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Homeworld has been around for 15 years and has a ton of dedicated fans, but we know plenty of people out there aren't familiar. In case that's you, today we have something right up your alley!

Check out the new trailer we released today, An Introduction to Homeworld Remastered Collection, which will fill you in on everything there is to know, from the epic story of a journey home across the galaxy to massive 8-player multiplayer battles.

We've also added some beautiful new screenshots by Dead End Thrills to our Steam page. Check out a couple below, and head to Steam to see a bunch more!

Homeworld Remastered Collection will be released on February 25th. Pre-order on Steam for 15% off!

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New Jakobs Leather Accessories are now available in the Official Gearbox Store! Click here to pick up your bi-fold wallet, notebook, or messenger bag!

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We have a brand new video today showing off some of the beautiful remastered cinematics in Homeworld Remastered Collection.

As a special treat, you can use the settings on the YouTube player to view the video in 4K. As we've announced in the past, Homeworld Remastered Collection supports HD and UHD resolutions, so check out the video to see the gorgeous new high-resolution textures and more in all their glory.

Homeworld Remastered Collection launches on February 25, 2015. Be sure to pre-order on Steam for a 15% discount!

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This week, we began sending copies of the Homeworld Remastered Collection Collector’s Edition to press, and unboxings are starting to roll in! Check out the video below to see a full unboxing by GameStar:

You can also check out a great, detailed unboxing from Game Informer right here, with some great shots of each thing included in the box.

Here are a few of our favorite shots, but be sure to check out all of them on Game Informer’s site.

Plenty of other members of the press will be receiving copies soon, so keep an eye out for more unboxings since we’ll keep you updated right here! Until then, it’s safe to say that people are excited to see that pretty little blue and white box arrive:

Oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy pic.twitter.com/M7c4jYjSZX

— Alexa Ray Corriea (@AlexaRayC) February 17, 2015

Homeworld Remastered Collection is out on February 25th. Be sure to pre-order on Steam for a 15% discount!

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Continuing a series of developer diaries that began last week, today we’re happy to show off episode 2 of a behind-the-scenes look at Homeworld Remastered Collection.

Thanks to the folks at Mediajuice for producing this series. Stay tuned for another episode next week as we get closer to the launch of Homeworld Remastered Collection on February 25th!

And if you haven’t already, pre-order Homeworld Remastered Collection on Steam today to get 15% off! 

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Fan-Made Borderlands Valentines!

02.13.15 - Andrew Goldfarb

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and we wanted to share some Borderlands-themed Valentines to celebrate!

We asked for some suggestions and fans delivered! Below are just a few examples of the fun stuff you folks came up with.

Want a few more options before you decide what to give that special someone on the big day? Be sure to check out Borderlands on Facebook for four more Valentines later today, plus another batch of four tomorrow!

Happy Valentine’s Day! 

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Hands-on previews of the Homeworld Remastered Collection have hit the 'net! See what some of your favorite outlets are saying:

Don't forget you can save 15% on the Homeworld Remastered Collection by pre-ordering on Steam by February 24!

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Borderlands Pop! Figures Coming Soon

02.11.15 - Andrew Goldfarb

We're excited to announce that we've partnered with Funko, and Borderlands Pop! figures will be coming soon! Look how adorable they are! 

Pre-orders are open starting today on GameStop, and you can choose from five figures:

We'll have more info (and pictures) leading up to release!

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Homeworld Remastered Story Trailer

02.11.15 - Andrew Goldfarb

Today we're excited to release the first story trailer for Homeworld Remastered! Watch the video above to learn more about the critically acclaimed story of Homeworld in this trailer from the Homeworld Remastered Collection that highlights the game's updated audio, visuals, and effects.

Homeworld Remastered Collection launches on February 25th. Be sure to pre-order on Steam for 15% off!

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Development on Homeworld Remastered Collection is still going right up until the launch on February 25th, and we want to give you a peek behind the curtain!

Today, IGN premiered the first episode of a behind-the-scenes video series produced by Mediajuice that shows off all of the love going into Homeworld Remastered Collection, both from the folks here at Gearbox and the original creators, some of whom are now at Blackbird Interactive working on Homeworld: Shipbreakers.

Check out the first episode above, and keep checking back for more as we get closer to launch!

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Gearbox Fan Art Round-Up

02.04.15 - Andrew Goldfarb

Gearbox fans make some incredible art based on our games, and we like to share a few highlights whenever we can. Here are some of our recent favorites based on Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Homeworld Remastered Collection, and Tales from the Borderlands.

 

By MK01:

By avionetca:

By survivalwisdom:

We love to see your Gearbox-inspired art. Have you made something awesome that you want to show off to fellow fans? Be sure to share it on the Gearbox forums, and maybe we'll feature it in a future post!

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Ever since the GameSpy multiplayer services that powered Borderlands 1 were interrupted, we've been working to restore multiplayer functionality to Borderlands 1 on PlayStation 3. Now, we're happy to announce that multiplayer will be restored to Borderlands 1 on PS3 today in both North America and Europe (and Japan is coming soon!).

Upon launching Borderlands 1 on PS3, you'll be prompted to download an update that enables the new matchmaking system. This update also contains a few other changes:

  • Within Borderlands multiplayer, you can sort your friends list in a few different ways:
    • Who is playing Borderlands
    • Who is online
    • Alphabetical order
  • The “And They’ll Tell Two Friends” Trophy will now grant correctly
  • Improvements to voice chat

Note that if your save was previously stored in the cloud instead of on your PlayStation 3 hard drive, some settings such as screen brightness, Y-Axis invert, etc. may need to be reset.

If you have any trouble, visit http://support.gearbox.com

Thanks to everyone for your patience as we worked to find a solution, and special thanks to the folks at 22nd Century Toys for helping to make this happen!

In case you missed it, this update follows an earlier update that restored multiplayer for Borderlands 1 on PC.

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