Borderlands PC Patch 1.30 Released

By Chris Faylor, Feb 25, 2010 9:59am PST As promised, Gearbox has released a new patch for Borderlands PC that brings its looter-shooter up to version 1.30.

Those with a physical retail copy of Borderlands PC can snag the 193MB patch from FileShack in two flavors--Worldwide or German--while those that purchased the game from a digital distributor like Steam or D2D will need to wait for a vendor-specific update.

The patch accompanies today's release of the third downloadable add-on, The Secret Armory of General Knoxx. Like the patch, those with a physical retail version of Borderlands PC can acquire the $10 add-on direct from Gearbox, while those that got the game through a digital outlet will need to buy it from their specific vendor.

Borderlands PC Update 1.30 Notes

Addressed issues:

  • Invalid weapons or items can no longer be loaded into the game
  • Brick's Centurion class mods now regenerate health correctly
  • Brick's Bombardier class mods now regenerate rockets correctly
  • Roland's Tactician class mods now regenerate shields correctly and display the correct bonus values
  • Roand's Rifleman class mods now apply damage increase to all machine guns
  • Certain powerful legendary item names should now be displayed in the appropriate color
  • Opening the bank in the Mad Moxxi DLC no longer prevents other players from moving
  • Multiple copies of DLC missions can no longer be obtained
  • Corrected some incorrect icons in the ammo vendor
  • Fixed a crash caused by killing the final boss while zoomed in with a scope
  • The "Careful, he bites" achievement should now properly unlock when playing in French
  • Added icons to the server browser that indicate which DLCs the server has installed
  • The server browser now displays the name of the DLC a server is playing instead of the plot mission
  • Adjusted scrolling in menu options in long server lists
  • Added a notification if a player attempts to continue a game saved in DLC that is no longer installed
  • Fixed DLC notification dialogs that were not closing properly
  • Alt-F4 no longer closes the game if it is not in focus

Balance adjustments:
  • Chests in New Haven have been adjusted to contain more appropriate loot
  • The duration of daze effects has been reduced to 6 seconds, and the amount by which it decreases the speed of enemies and their projectiles has been reduced
  • Damage from shock elemental effects has been increased
  • Repeater pistol damage has been slightly increased, accuracy slightly decreased
  • Sniper Rifle critical hit bonus has been increased

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  • http://gbxforums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=98008

    ]That's correct; the activation limit is not present in the Steam version of General Knoxx. I do not know if we will be able to apply this to the previous DLCs, but Knoxx does not contain it on Steam. There was a large amount of response to this, and we took steps to address the concern :)

    I think it is definitely worth noting that Gearbox has confirmed that the General Knoxx DLC does not have activation limits when purchased on Steam. This game is flawed on the PC in many ways, but not badly enough to prevent me from logging just a hair over 60 hours of gametime.

    I said it weeks ago and I will follow through with it, I'm buying this DLC today, and in the future I will buy the previous ones if they remove activation limits from Steam purchased copies.