The Mechromancer, a fifth playable class free in pre-orders of Borderlands 2
, was initially announced to launch at least 60 days after the full game drops on September 18. Gearbox, apparently, is ahead of schedule.
"We're going to beat that estimate," producer Randy Varnell tells Joystiq at Gamescom. He is unable to specify a new release window for the new character, but he is confident the team can complete its build faster than previously thought. Gearbox finished Borderlands 2
and sent it off to certification in July
, which is when it began focusing on the Mechromancer herself.