Borderlands 1 remaster "not impossible"

Was it this thread or another where I read that Jakob’s Cove doesn’t work?
Is that correct?

I have no idea…I haven’t heard of any issues with Jakobs Cove…

I’ve been considering getting an Xbox 1, since my 360 has decided to stop cooperating with me.
Ability to play Borderlands is a deciding factor.

Would I have to be online all the time, or could I just go online long enough to install the backward-compatibility patch and download cloud-saved toons?
Can I download cloud-saved toons to my HD?

I don’t know anything about this stuff…
Am I even posting in the right thread?

My niece downloaded BL1 on her xbox one while she was away from home, and she came back where we have no internet and it works offline. I know @Kurtdawg13 plays on the one and could probably shed a little more light on the ins and outs as he’s a pretty cool guy. Shoutout to Kurt… :blush:


Same. Every time I see this thread bumped up the wound gets torn open again.


I actually jumped on for a quick run to Ajax this morning.

Yes, I play the original Borderlands on my Xbone. If you have the disc, you can just put it in your xb1 and it will do the rest. As far as being able to play offline, I haven’t tried. The Xbone seems to be centered around the cloud. So, my game saves are on the cloud for my account which allows me to load up my 360 and play if I feel like it(there really isn’t a reason anymore). Both, the 360 and the xbone pull from the same cloud save that is linked to your account. So, nothing is ever lost if I change platforms. That being said, I have not seen an ability to pull from an alternative source on my xbone. Only the cloud is used from what I can tell. This is for the original borderlands on my xbone. I tried backing up my saves to my HD on my xbone, I did not see that option, nor could I find one which leads me to believe you can only use the cloud save for playing the original borderlands on your xbone.

From what I can tell. When you load up a backwards compatible game like the original borderlands, it seems to load a 360 simulator. It’s like running the 360 platform on top of your xbone platform. You can access both platforms menu’s by using your xbone controller. For the 360 menu, just press the menu + back buttons simultaneously which brings up your 360 platform menu. So, both platforms seem to be accessible from your xbone. I should give that a try when i get home. I can load up the game and this just unplug my router to see if I can’t play anymore, or it just stops saving?

I know I haven’t really answered the question at hand. But, I hope what insight i did provide helped you a little, hopefully. :innocent:

Edit: I vaguely remember going offline during game play. I was still able to play. I wonder if it caches your save file until it can update the cloud save file? Hmmm?

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@SamHell @Kurtdawg13

The Xbox One keeps copies of save files locally and on the cloud at the same time which includes emulated Xbox 360 games. So whenever you go offline you will have something to work with, it’s just not synchronized with the cloud version. The cloud save will be synchronized the next time you’re online in the background but your offline save file has priority as it is the most recent version.

You really only need to be only during the download of the digital copy and until the save is synchronized to your console which you can quickly check ingame.

I actually had no access to the internet for a few days and did play a few old games (namely Perfect Dark and Jetpack Refuelled through Rare Replay) and had no noteworthy issues.

I did test it with Borderlands just now and was able to get the save data offline no issues, it did have trouble starting at one point though :confused: . Looks like that was a disc reading or something.
Dark Souls also worked normally and the save data was synchronized with the cloud pretty fast. Like, the moment I got online again.

So basically, you just have to make sure all the saves are downloaded first and then you’ll be able to play offline.

Too many edits!

I am still salty Borderlands is only on Playstation Now…


Nice. thanks @BlackHeartV very well explained. Much appreciated. :+1:

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Well, I guess that answers my questions.
Thanks BigGuy, Kurtdawg and BlackHeart. :pizza:


Also the good thing about the backwards compatability is you can be on the xbx1 and play with someone else on the 360.

On topic though just a re master to remove bugs is what I’d be looking for rather than a updated version to bl2 standards.

More rumors now…

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Yeah, I made a thread about this, because I forgot about this one :smiley:

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I recently read about this. Apparently it was pointed out that the info leak did not mention “Remastered” so it is very likely this will only be a port, and not remastered for 60 fps and Full HD graphics like we all want. :blush:

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Yeah, but why would it mention PC then? If it’s release, why release it again for PC without any change? :smiley:
I don’t ask for too much, I’d be happy with auto money pickup, better keyboard+mouse support in menus, performance improvements, fov slider and more DLC fast travel locations

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this right here is what i want most. 60 fps would be really sweet to for smooth scrolling and faster running.
as far as them mentioning PC in the mix does bring about an interesting question. good point. :acmaffirmative:

Please let this remaster be true!!!

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I love it the way it is even play it once a year normal,tvm,uvm with almost all the charratecs pre-sequel played only oh brainstorm cant remember his name and dont wanna be a…hole and look it up only because him i played and somnetime with frends in arena other wise 1 and 2 are legends if you got time for remaster better make an awsome dlc for B1 on that grade of graphic even wit his own new engine and call it like borderlands untold storys something without meaning like you did wit pre-sequel a lot of people liked it i bought it just cause it was Borderlands yet I didnt bitch about it and waited and it was worth while dont change who you are because some loose change because people waiting for B3 like crazy after that while we play B3 you can publish anything related to borderlands lore nobody will think about it they˙ll buy it install it and the game will wait while every stone in B3 is turned every dlc played and replayed til its open likw a flower5 to see all of it thats my opinion you got calculated yourse unfortunately company boards are the one that decide thats why there are no sequels to million games till thay make it for watch if possible first pc,connsoles,mini handhel concoles,telltale or something alike(i adore telltale games this got nothing aginst them or their games)then two or three games on android and iso and then if thez met theyr numbers programers got green light stupid but true i am hounestly amazed the didnt make 2d left to right action game like green beret(commodore 64 and consoles) where you jump pick up different guns bombs jump jump shoot shoot and afetr each play at the end is mini boos its got no loot guys that was best games in zx spectrum and c 64 reign at that time I˙m not telling youll know my age once a gamer always a gameer thats it sorry for beign little boring bu thats my opinion all yours Ivan Chech.

So this thread is a bit old but with the latest news it seems like this is dropping next week.

I am not clear if I will get the update. I have the game installed but it is not the GOTY edition. Will old installs get this?

If you’re on PC, you’ll get the GOTY remaster even if you don’t own the DLC.


You don’t need to own the DLC to get this new edition, either—just the base game. I double-checked this with 2K. If you never tried the first game’s expansions, now you can without paying an extra penny.

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So very pysched with this news. Thanks.

I had the DLC before Steam but never on steam. I do have the base game though. I can see a new play through of Brick coming. My original was Mordacai and then I did Lilith. Now time to punch stuff.