Back in 2018, following the swift collapse of TellTale Games, Tales From the Borderlands was pulled from sale and delisted from digital store fronts. Now, in 2021, it looks like the game will be restored thanks to a new licensing agreement.
TellTale initially developed Tales from the Borderlands under a license from Gearbox. When TellTale went bankrupt and shut down, those licensing agreements were void, so many games had to be pulled from sale including Tales from the Borderlands. Skybound Games took on Telltale’s most successful game, The Walking Dead. Telltale’s leftover assets were eventually acquired and the studio
Tales from the Borderlands returns to storefronts February 17! Set between Borderlands 2 and 3, Tales from the Borderlands follows the stories of Rhys, a Hyperion suit, and Fiona, a con artist, on a quest borne of greed but destined for greatness. pic.twitter.com/6L1O5fTm0i
— Borderlands 3 (@Borderlands) February 10, 2021
As we can see from Gearbox’s tweet, a new deal has been reached with Telltale, allowing Tales from the Borderlands to be sold once again across consoles and PC.
Tales from the Borderlands tells a story set between the events of Borderlands 2 and Borderlands 3. It is widely regarded as one of the best licensed-based Telltale games. It returns to sale on digital store fronts on the 17th of February.
KitGuru Says: Did any of you play Tales from the Borderlands back when it first came out? Or will you be picking it up for the first time when it comes back on sale?