On April 7th, 2014 we reported that a rumor was circulating abut a new Borderlands title, that would focus on Handsome Jack, and his rise to power. You'd play as one of his four lieutenants, in a whole new game, where you get to explore Elpis, one of Pandora's moon. At the time, it sounded too good to be true. I was skeptical.
However, barely a few days later, it was officially announced that there is indeed a new Borderlands game coming out, very, very soon! This new entry into the franchise is known as Borderland: The Pre-Sequel! It'll be set between the events of Borderlands 1 and 2. Everything about the rumors are true! You will indeed take on the role of Wilhelm (a more human version, before he turns into the mechanized badass from Bordlerlands 2), Nisha the Lawbringer (the Sheriff of Lynchwood, and Handsome Jack's girlfriend), Athena the Gladiator (from the General Knoxx DLC), and of course, lovable little Claptrap!
2K Australia will be heralding this new entry to the Borderlands universe, working closely with Gearbox Software. It is scheduled for release on the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC this Fall! I cannot wait!
Source: 2K blog