Earlier in the year, we ran a little stat-tracking experiment with the Steam version of Borderlands that we called BTest. The idea was that, just by playing Borderlands, you'd be able to help us tune and improve our future games. In the process, we gathered lots of interesting data -- you can see some of it over at Gearbox Labs -- to help us on that quest. It was so interesting and helpful, in fact, that...
Today, we're launching an expanded version called BTest 2 with an update for the Steam version of Borderlands. Much like the original BTest, BTest2 lets you opt-in or out at any time.
This time around, we’re focusing on newly created characters so that we can get a better idea of how characters advance and progress through the game. We’ve also updated the leaderboards to reflect that, so now they only show characters made since the start of BTest2.
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