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10 YEARS OF BORDERLANDS COSPLAY COMPETITION CONTINUES WITH ROUND 2 AT MCM MANCHESTER – WITH A TOP PRIZE OF £5,000

With Borderlands 3 releasing this September 13th, the celebration of all things Borderlands continues with Round 2 of the 10 Years of Borderlands Cosplay Competition at MCM Comic-Con Manchester.

The contest has been launched to celebrate the community of cosplayers who’ve created amazing Borderlands costumes, props, weapons and make-up styles since the franchise’s inception in 2009.

Round 2 will see six further winners bag a place each in the Grand Final at EGX 2019 in October, joining the six winners from Round 1 who have already been crowned at MCM London in May. The Grand Final will see the ultimate Borderlands cosplay champion awarded a top prize of £5,000. Runners up will receive £1,000 for second place, and £500 for third place. Our guest judges, Kelly Jean and Hannah Lydia, will be at MCM Manchester to pore over every detail of the Borderlands-inspired masterpieces. The competition will run throughout 2019 in the build up to the release of Borderlands 3 on 13th September.

HOW TO ENTER

Round 2 of the competition is open to anyone from the UK attending MCM Manchester. Any Borderlands-inspired cosplay from the entire series, new or existing, is eligible for entry to the competition. This means that cosplayers do not need to only take inspiration from Borderlands 3 – any cosplays inspired by previous games in the series will also qualify.

To enter, please fill in the form here:

Full terms and conditions for entry are available online here.

#BORDERFAM AT MCM MANCHESTER

Whether entering the competition or just enjoying cosplaying as part of the #Borderfam, come meet us and say ‘hey sugar’ at the Borderlands community meetup. Stay tuned for info on the time and location!

All cosplayers and Borderlands fans can also check out highlights from the cosplay competition through the #BorderlandsCosplay hashtag, @2K_UK on Twitter, and @2KUK on Instagram.

OFFICIAL COSPLAY GUIDES

To inspire Vault Hunter cosplayers, 2K Games, the publisher of the Borderlands of franchise, has put together cosplay guides to the new characters of Borderlands 3 – and now include new villains Tyreen and Troy Calypso aka the Calypso Twins. They’re online here.

Borderlands 3 is the latest game in the Borderlands franchise, developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games. The original shooter-looter returns, packing bazillions of guns and an all-new mayhem-fuelled adventure! Blast through new worlds and enemies as one of four brand new Vault Hunters – the ultimate treasure-seeking badasses of the Borderlands, each with deep skill trees, abilities, and customisation. Play solo or join with friends to take on insane enemies, collect loads of loot, and save your home from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy.

Borderlands 3 releases 13th September 2019 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC via the Epic Games store.

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