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NVIDIA bundles Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel with GeForce range

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Select GeForce GTX GPUs Now Include Borderlands®: The Pre-SequelTM

Santa Clara, CA - August 14, 2014 - Get ready to shoot ‘n' loot your way through Pandora's moon.  Starting today1, gamers who purchase select NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX® TITAN, 780 Ti, 780, and 770 desktop GPUs will receive a free copy of Borderlands®: The Pre-SequelTM, the hotly anticipated new chapter to the multi-award winning Borderlands franchise from 2K and Gearbox Software.

Discover the story behind Borderlands 2's villain, Handsome Jack, and his rise to power. Taking place between the original Borderlandsand Borderlands 2Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel offers players a whole lotta new gameplay in low gravity.

"If you have a high-end NVIDIA GPU, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will offer higher fidelity and higher performance hardware-driven special effects including awesome weapon impacts, moon-shatteringly cool cryo explosions and ice particles, and cloth and fluid simulation that blows me away every time I see it," said Randy Pitchford, CEO and president of Gearbox Software.

With NVIDIA PhysX® technology, you will feel deep space like never before. Get high in low gravity and use new ice and laser weapons to experience destructible levels of mayhem. Check out the latest trailer here: http://youtu.be/c9a4wr4I1hk

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will also stream to your NVIDIA SHIELD tablet or portable.  For the first time ever, you can play Claptrap anywhere by using NVIDIA GamestreamTM technologies.   You can even livestream and record every fist punch with GeForce ShadowplayTM

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be available on October 14, 2014 in North America and on October 17, 2014 internationally.Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is not yet rated by the ESRB.

The GeForce GTX and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel bundle is available starting today from leading e-tailers and system builders including Computer PlanetPC Specialist and Scan. For a full list of participating partners, please visit: www.geforce.com/GetBorderlands.

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About NVIDIA

Since 1993, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has pioneered the art and science of visual computing. The company's technologies are transforming a world of displays into a world of interactive discovery - for everyone from gamers to scientists, and consumers to enterprise customers. More information at http://nvidianews.nvidia.com and http://blogs.nvidia.com.

About Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel 

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is the newest entry in the critically acclaimed Borderlands franchise that is currently being co-developed by Gearbox Software and 2K Australia. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel continues the franchise's tradition of industry-leading co-op, allowing up to four players to experience all-new low-gravity, shoot ‘n' loot gameplay on Pandora's moon. Featuring four new playable character classes armed with powerful laser and icy Cryo weapons, players will battle against an array of new enemies. Taking place in-between the events of Borderlands and Borderlands 2Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a great introduction into the franchise while showcasing Handsome Jack's transformation into the ruthless tyrant fans loved to hate in Borderlands 2.

2K is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO)

Gearbox Software is respected industry wide for award winning, best-selling video games developed for all major video game platforms. Founded in 1999 and headquartered near Dallas, TX, Gearbox Software is well known for the creation, development and management of its original blockbuster video game franchises including the critically acclaimed, award winning Brothers in Arms franchise and the record-breaking, genre-setting Borderlands franchise.

1Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is only available with select NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK, 780 Ti, 780, or 770 - powered graphics cards. Please check with your local e-tailer for availability and participation.