Gearbox CEO and president Randy Pitchford has given modders his blessing for Borderlands 2, but discourages anyone from an expecting an SDK release for the game.
While speaking at a development session at Rezzed, Pitchford said,
"There was a moment after Borderlands shipped where we thought about releasing an official SDK,” adding, “but we found that most of what we would be able to do, was already accomplished by the gaming community.”
Pitchford said that instead, the team thought it best at that point to begin working on Borderlands 2. The CEO hopes that the community will work to create tools for the franchise sequel, praising Borderlands modders for their ingenuity and for already willingly sharing their creations with other members of the fan community.
Borderlands 2 is expected to launch in September on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.