Borderlands 3 will feature microtransactions.
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They'll be cosmetic or time-saving, and won't be predatory...
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..but Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford said during the game's gameplay reveal it would not have any.
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That obviously upset people when it became clear Borderlands 3 microtransactions were a thing...
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...but Pitchford has doubled down on it, saying that it is unfair reporting to say he was misleading.
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It's an entirely avoidable controversy - all Pitchford had to do was say he misspoke and that the microtransactions are present.
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Instead, he's brought more negative attention to the feature with Twitter tirades full of cursing and blaming other people.
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