Gearbox Software President Randy Pitchford Steps Down To Focus On Gearbox Movies And Television

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Randy Pitchford has been mostly progressive successful immoderate of Gearbox Software's astir fashionable games – namely, Bulletstorm and the Borderlands franchise. With the announcement of the Borderlands movie, Gearbox is pivoting towards expanding its transmedia horizons. Consequently, Pitchford announced that helium is stepping down from the Software squad to absorption connected movie and tv projects arsenic President of Gearbox Studios, albeit temporarily. Pitchford mightiness not beryllium straight progressive successful video crippled improvement anymore, but helium remains the company's CEO. Chief Technology Officer Steve Jones volition beryllium filling Pitchford's shoes. 

Congratulations to Steve Jones, who I person precocious promoted to go President of Software astatine The Gearbox Entertainment Company. Attached is simply a diagram of the precocious level enactment illustration on with excerpts from my interior unit missive announcing the promotion.

— Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) October 6, 2021

In a Twitter post, Randy Pitchford congratulated Jones connected his promotion and posted institution enactment diagrams and interior unit excerpts for other discourse down the unit shift:

"If you are presently moving with maine connected immoderate originative level, thing volition change. My acquisition and organization cognition with our brands and franchises volition proceed to beryllium astatine the disposal of our projects done the existing interfaces and touchpoints we person been using  … Finally, I volition beryllium moving to make and turn our caller Gearbox Studios concern unit. I hope, earlier excessively long, that I tin conception a self-driven tiny squad determination that includes a caller President of Gearbox Studios that volition thrust our transmedia efforts." 

What's adjacent for Gearbox extracurricular of the upcoming Borderlands movie? Well … much Borderlands, of course! Tiny Tina's Wonderlands chronicles the fantastical travel of the titular 13-year aged arsenic she slices and shoots her mode done unsafe dungeons. You'll conscionable butt stallions - yes, that's what they're called - and fire-spitting dragons passim the adventure. The satellite perpetually evolves and changes to suit Tina's zany imagination, truthful players volition so beryllium successful for a chaotic ride. "For me, bringing existent Borderlands guns to combat dragons, skeletons, goblins, and much successful an original phantasy world imagined by the galaxy's deadliest 13-year-old, Tiny Tina, arsenic a new, full-featured triple-A video crippled is simply a imagination travel true," Pitchford said successful a property merchandise erstwhile the crippled was announced.

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands launches for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC connected March 25.

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