Two New Heroes Enter The Ring


2K and Gearbox Software teamed up to bring us the latest news for their next character announcements for the upcoming Battleborn release.

The two new characters, Attikus & Galilea are described as “up-close-and-personal brawlers” utilizing biotech and dark energy respectively as their weapon of choice. These two new characters now comprise the 19th and 20th characters to be showcased out of a total of 25 playable heroes in the upcoming shooter which releases on May 3, 2016 for the PlayStation 4.

Take a look at some in-game screenshots of the new heroes in the gallery.

Checkout the Attikus character highlight trailer here.


And now take a look at the Galilea character highlight trailer here.


Read the full press release below.

Today 2K and Gearbox Software announced Attikus and Galilea, the 19th and 20th characters to be revealed for the upcoming hero-shooter Battleborn, which launches with 25 playable heroes on PS4, Xbox One and PC on May 3, 2016.

Attikus and Galilea are both up-close-and-personal brawlers, relying on bio-technology and dark energy, as well as good old fisticuffs and swords to strike down their enemies. Like all Battleborn heroes, Attikus and Galilea are available to play in both competitive multiplayer matches, as well as the game’s Story Mode – which can be played singleplayer, co-op up to 5 players, or 2-player splitscreen. Attikus is a slave, laborer, and warrior, who has been shoved into the deepest of mines and kept down. But thanks to an experimental biotech harness, this already-imposing brute was given the one thing no one expected: Intelligence. And the only thing more dangerous than a huge, imposing beast with an axe to grind against his oppressors…is a smart imposing beast with an axe to grind against his oppressors. Galilea, on the other hand, was once a promising undercover agent. But when her sabotage mission went wrong and she was mortally wounded, it was the very technology she sought to destroy that ultimately saved her life. Now unstable, immortal, and reeking of life-draining dark energy, Galilea is at war with herself and her new powers as she hopes to find a new purpose with the Battleborn and their fight to save the last star in the universe.

Written by Ben Palmer

Ben Palmer

An avid video game enthusiast who loves collector’s editions, retro gaming & the history of this great hobby.

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