How Long Is Borderlands 3 (And Why)?

Exact Answer: 30 to 40 hours

Games are still one of the best entertainment options chosen by people all around the world. While some prefer indoor games, some prefer outdoor. There are over millions of game developers and game developing companies in the world right now, and the industry is still growing day by day, producing alarming revenue. Certainly, one of the most popular genres and types of games, loved by people, especially young adults, are video games. There are various reasons why everybody loves video games.



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The eye-captivating graphics, the sound effects, the background effects attract many people and they are also very interesting. Most video games are adventurous and fast. One such game is Borderlands 3, a first-person game liked and preferred by many. They can be played on many platforms, and the development of the game involved the work of many renowned artists and developers. They belong to the series of Borderlands, and Borderlands 1 and 2 experienced immense success, but Borderlands 3 surpassed the records.

Players have concluded that it takes around 30 to 40 hours to complete and finish the entire game, including all the styles and chapters. It can take more or less time, but 30 hours is the average.


How Long Is Borderlands 3?

Main story23 hours
Main story and Extras45 hours
All playstyles30 to 40 hours

The game was developed by Gearbox Software and the director of the game is Paul Sage. The game was published by Paul sage and the designer of the game is Keith Schuler, one of the best game designers. The artist of the game is Scott Kester and the writers of the game are Danny Homan, Sam Winkler, Connor Thomas Cleary. The composers of the game are Jesper Kyd, Michael McCann, Finishing Move Inc, and Raison Varner. The game belongs to the series Borderlands and the engine of the game is Unreal Engine.

The game can be played on platforms like macOS, Stadia, Microsoft Windows, PS 4, Xbox One, and Series X/S, and PS 5. The game was first released for Windows, macOS, Xbox One, and PS 4 on 13th September 2019, and then it was released on Stadia on 17th December 2019. On 10th November 2020, the game was released for Xbox series x/s, and on 12th November for PS 5. The game belongs to genres like a first-person shooter, action role-playing. The game is available in 2 modes, single and multiplayer.

Why Is Borderlands 3 That Long?

The players must complete quests and side missions can also be completed. After killing the enemies, spoils can be also be taken from them and used. Once the players start gaining experience, they can unlock new abilities. Borderlands 3 received great reviews when it was released, but they were criticized by some for their lack of innovation, technicalities, and interesting storyline.

More than five million copies were sold when the series Borderlands began and they were nominated for many awards, and even won the Best Multiplayer Award by in 2018. They also won Best Art Direction, Best Game Design, and Best User Experience in 2020, at Webby Awards. Since the game developed, it has made many changes and developments. The game has received a review of 4 out of 5 from USgamer and 9 out of 10 from IGN.


It takes about 22 to 23 hours to complete the main story of the game and 42 hours to complete the main story and the extras. When the game is played as a competition, it takes about 70 hours to complete it, and hence on average, it takes about 30 to 40 hours to complete the entire game with all the styles.

The time it takes to complete the game can also differ based on the platform used to play the game. The game is highly played on PC, since it suits the game very well, followed by PS 4, Xbox One, PS 5, Xbox X/S, and Google Stadia. It takes about 25 hours to complete the game on Google Stadia, 22 to 23 hours on PC, a day in PS 4, 27 to 28 hours on a PS 5, and 23 to 24 hours on Xbox X/S.


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