A go-to joke when it comes to Borderlands 3 is how Gearbox could possibly manage to create cover art where a three-armed Psycho pointed three finger guns at his own head. The original Borderlands had^( where a baddie aimed fingers at his head and blew art out the other side; the ^( but with two guns. The natural evolution is three finger guns in the third game.
That’s not the case, though. Instead, the There were a few iterations of stuff like that,” Nicholson said. But will we ever see it? “That’s up to 2K,” he says.^( has a religious bent, showing a divine Psycho sitting atop a throne of guns. The shift away from finger guns wasn’t for a lack of trying though. ^( , and he confirmed that the art team came up with some ideas that’d continue the finger gun theme. “
Trust me, we figured it out. I’m trying to get it as an alternate cover, maybe we can throw one in as the Naked Gun kind. We’ve done a lot. But honestly, we thought this game needed to shift gears a little bit, so we thought [the Borderlands 3 art] was the way to do that,” Kester explained. ^( thought to ask the same question while talking to art director Scott Kester, who gave a more detailed response. “
If a departure is what Gearbox thought it needed, that’s what it certainly got. But, we need to see what this three-armed Psycho looked like, even if it’s not Borderlands 3‘s official art. It’s a matter of public interest at this point.
^( [Game Informer]