Borderlands 2 Badass Plague Is Killing Characters Permanently

An unintentional bug has caused the spread of an incurable plague through the Borderlands 2 universe, leading to the permanent death and deletion of all characters that get infected.

One feature that was removed from Borderlands 2 before release is “badass” mode. In badass mode, players receive more powerful weapons and artifacts than in normal mode, but their characters get deleted permanently instead of respawning when they die.

This badass mode was disabled before the game was released, but it wasn’t removed entirely. As a result, players with modded Xbox 360 consoles were able to flip a flag and enable it again.

Problem is, players who participate in multiplayer games where one of the players is in badass mode get pulled into that mode themselves. There is no way to know in advance if a badass is among the players of a specific multiplayer game, thus it is impossible to avoid being infected. There is also no cure yet.

If you are a Borderlands 2 Xbox 360 player, the only precaution you can take until a patch is released is to avoid playing with strangers.

Gearbox acknowledged the problem, explaining that it has already prepared a fix but it will take some time to pass through Microsoft’s patch certification process.

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hah! see what u get from

hah! see what u get from playing crap games! id say, download this game, and copy it for friends, and seed the torrent! this is how u can actually punish this miserable low life publisher for making half ass games.


I actully burst out laughing when I read your post. I think its a reasonable bet your some white teenager from one of the southern states of in america... or just retarded.

You're so wrong

If you know anything about the Illuminati you'll know they go by the symbol of the 'pyramid with the all seeing eye. Take note of one of the icons in the in-game menu next time you fire it up. You'll realize I'm not all shit then. And no need for the insults either,

Yep, retarded it is.

Yeah & Namco put the word Allah in arabic in a texture in Tekken without knowing what the fuck it meant. Same thing here fart for brain. Fuck off you tool. WTF would Illuminati or Freemasons want with a video game about goofy fucktards runnin' around bein' goofy fucktards in goofy fucktardland? You fucktard.

*cry* No You're Wrong

Although several groups claim to be Illuminati none actully are. The all seeing eye is from Freemasonry. The reason it is on the $1 bill is because a number of the guys who started america were Freemasons, not Illuminati. Stop watching so many crap films and read a book.

So, you're telling me a game

So, you're telling me a game FULL of cheesy pop-culture references in almost every place - from graphics, to dialogue and gameplay events and missions - is using an image similar to the symbol for the illuminati somewhere? Stop the fucking presses, this is front page shit right here!

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