September 20, 2014 6:03 PM ET


Company Overview of Gearbox Software, L.L.C.

Company Overview

Gearbox Software, L.L.C. develops interactive entertainment solutions. It develops video games for various platforms, including the Microsoft Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows PC, Mac, Nintendo DS, and PSP. The company also establishes and owns franchises. Gearbox Software, L.L.C. was founded in 1999 and is based in Plano, Texas.

101 East Park Boulevard

Suite 1200

Plano, TX 75074-8823

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Gearbox Software, L.L.C.

Chief Financial Officer
Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President of Licensing and Business Development
Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Gearbox Software, L.L.C. Key Developments

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and Gearbox Software Announce Next-Gen IP, Battleborn(TM)

2K and Gearbox Software announced Battleborn(TM), an all-new full-featured triple-A hero-shooter experience for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC is in development. Battleborn is developed by the teams behind the critically acclaimed hybrid role-playing-shooter Borderlands 2, and is an ambitious fusion of genres. The game combines highly-stylized visuals and frenetic first-person shooting, with Gearbox's co-operative combat, and an expansive collection of diverse heroes. Battleborn is set in the distant future of an imaginative science-fantasy universe where players experience both a narrative-driven co-operative campaign, as well as competitive multiplayer matches. Battleborn is available for pre-order and will release during Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.'s fiscal year 2016 ending March 31, 2016, for Xbox One, PlayStation(R)4 system and PC.

Telltale Games, Gearbox Software and 2K Announce 'Tales from the Borderlands' Episodic Game Series

Telltale Games in collaboration with Gearbox Software and 2K announced their partnership to create an all-new story-driven episodic game series entitled, 'Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series', set to premiere digitally in 2014 on home consoles, PC/Mac, and mobile devices. 'Tales from the Borderlands' will explore and expand on the stories of existing and all-new characters from the world of Pandora, as seen in the critically-acclaimed and best-selling Borderlands® 2 from Gearbox and 2K. Developed by Gearbox Software, and published by 2K - a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. - the Borderlands franchise has sold-in more than 15 million units worldwide, won more than 55 editorial awards, and was a breakout original property that invented a new genre, the FPS/RPG hybrid known as "shooter-looter".

2K and Gearbox Software Announce Sixth Playable Character for Borderlands 2

2K and Gearbox Software announced that the sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, Krieg the Psycho, is now available via digital download across all available platforms for $9.99 (800 Microsoft Points). The Psycho Pack offers a chance to play with one of the most iconic personalities in the Borderlands universe. The sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, Krieg the Psycho, harnesses his psychotic multiple personalities to give the bandits and baddies of Pandora a taste of their own medicine. Vault Hunters can use the new character class to shoot and loot their way to new heights in Borderlands 2 with the recently released Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack. The pack raises the level cap to 61 for all six characters, unlocks a third play through called Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode, and is available now for $4.99 (400 Microsoft Points) as a standalone purchase. It is also included as part of the Borderlands 2 Season Pass, which contains nearly $45.00 of content for $29.99 (2,400 Microsoft Points).

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