Battleborn – Hotfix details, Alani, and more

After Battleborn’s recent and most major update during the week which started on May 23 and was released on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC, the latest update added a new character called Alani. 



Alani is the 26st Battleborn hero and the first of 5 free playable characters that will be added to the game as post-launch content. Alani can be unlocked for Playstation 4 users who participated in the Open Beta  with a free hero key once she is available.   People who bought the Season Pass or Digital Deluxe Edition will get Hero keys to unlock hero 26 t/m 30. Other players will have to unlock Alani by playing the game and grinding some credit in order to claim this hero. (see full details about here:

Other than Alani’s addition in the game, Gearbox also recently released another hot fix that increased the time it takes to surrender during a match as well as various other game fixes. The full notes of the patch can be seen down below:


  • Increased the time until a Surrender vote can be called from 4 minutes to 6 minutes
  • Increased the Surrender revote time from 1 minute to 3 minutes.


  • Increased the damage falloff of Ghalt’s level 3 Left Helix Augment, Slug Rounds.


  • Fixed an issue with the “Friction Fizz” Legendary gear.
  • Reduced the bonus damage to Ghalt’s Scraptrap granted by the “U.P.R. Synchronograph” Character Legendary gear from 50% to 25%.
  • Fixed an issue with the description of “Strategist’s HoldFast Recharger.”
  • Fixed an issue with Bonus Shards per Second gear.

The developers also give out two SHIFT codes that gives the players an epic loot pack, the codes are multi-platform and can be redeemed before June 5, 11:59 EDT. Matchmaking has also been improved in order to shorten waiting time.

These are the two codes:



Battleborn is an online first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.