Borderlands 3 Hotfix Patch Notes: Anniversary Celebration Bonus Boss Loot Event Now Live

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Borderlands 3 KNOWTECHIE

Gearbox Software rolled out a hotfix for Borderlands 3 which kicks off the new Anniversary Celebration Bonus Boss Loot event. This event replaces the previous ECHOcast Overload event. The Anniversary Celebration event includes increased chances for players to get Legendary loot from defeating bosses. Gearbox also noted that this Anniversary Celebration will only be around for a week, with the Loot Monster Mayhem event beginning on August 13 at 12:00 PM EST.

Additionally, the hotfix includes multiple weapon buffs for the weapons that were negatively impacted during the previous update.

Borderlands 3 8/6 Hotfix Patch Notes

You can find the patch notes below:

  • Turns on the Summer 2020 Anniversary Event: Bonus Boss Loot, live until August 13 at 9:00 AM PST
  • Discounted the listed Item of the Day in the Veteran Rewards Machine
  • Updated the Beastmaster’s Interplanetary Stalker skill so that weapon damage is affected by Big Game while using the Cosmic Stalker Class Mod
  • Added tags to Punk enemies to mark them as humanoid
  • Addressed a reported concern where the Gunner would lose bonuses from Sleeping Giant after entering Iron Bear
  • Addressed a reported concern that switching Mayhem levels could cause some areas to spawn more Eridium than intended
  • Disabled the ability for enemy adds to spawn infinitely during the King Bobo fight

Weapon Changes

We’ve seen significant improvements to performance after the adjustments made to projectile weapons in the previous patch. Today brings a set of changes to various pieces of gear that were negatively impacted by those necessary changes without sacrificing the stability of the game. We have also included a few buffs to other pieces of gear that we felt needed attention as well.

Lead Sprinkler

  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased the chance for projectiles to chain


Increased the chance for projectiles to chain


  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased weapon damage

Unseen Threat

  • Increased the damage of homing bullets with critical hits

Wagon Wheel

  • Increased weapon damage


  • Lowered the ammo cost from four to three

Rowan’s Call

  • Increased accuracy

Lucian’s Call

  • Reduced the spread of projectiles
  • Increased weapon damage

King’s/Queen’s Call

  • Increased weapon damage

Tigg’s Boom

  • Increased weapon damage

Complex Root

  • Decreased weapon charge time


  • Increased rate of fire


  • Increased grenade damage


  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased weapon damage
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