Horizontal/Vertical Splitscreen?

This was a big disappointment to load up at midnight and be squished into horizontal split-screen.
Gearbox, we need vertical split-screen in co-op so we can actually see what we’re doing.
Between this and the horrendous fps drops when opening menus and vending machines, it’s almost unplayable in local co-op right now.


Oh yeah we need vertikal Splitscreen asap please!



I didn’t even play immediately, I instead scoured the internet for an answer as to how to change to Vert split. To no avail.
Been playing with Horizontal… much to my eyes distaste… and their consistent pain from squinting.


Thankyou for correcting me, the terminology confused me, post edited to reflect this newfound information :stuck_out_tongue: lol


My partner and me were shocked too. Searching 15mins for the option to change to vertical split screen left us some kind of disappointed.

Please fix this :slight_smile:


Long time Borderlands player here. Yes my son and I have played vertical co-op on BL1, 2, the Handsome Jack collection all on XBox and now HJC on PS4. So disappointed to not find an option to switch to Vertical split screen, especially as every other version of the series has had this. Please fix asap. I honestly wouldn’t have bought the game if I’d known this. Gutted.


Gearbox please please patch this if you can!


Hey, gearbox team! My gf and I highly enjoyed Borderlands Handsome Collection and Borderlands 1 on our PS4, and we got Borderlands 3 Super Ultimate Edition because of potentially even better split screen experience… Now we found out that vertical split screen isn’t there, which is such a disappointment, but we hope it is fixable with a patch or something. Borderlands series provide best split screen co-op we’ve ever experienced, please don’t ruin it for us. Best Regards, Sergey and Olga from Shanghai!


The main reason I bought this game is because of the vertical split screen option so I could play with my wife. She literally cried because this wasn’t included. I bought the super deluxe edition expecting months of game play. It is near impossible to play the game as is. Menus are unreadable, enemies are all but invisible, tips are so small. If I had not already opened the package I would be returning this game. This is an absurd exclusion.


Same. Wife is super sad right now. Got the Diamond Loot edition and everything. We’re gonna go to sleep and see what happens by the morning.


Same here. We were really looking forward to it, and its very disappointing that they made it almost impossible to play for us. Hoping for the patch, as we also bought the super deluxe


Please add it!! My wife also wants to play this game vertically and we were so accustomed to vertical that we feel it’s unplayable. I feel so lost and uncomfortable.


My wife and I are in the same boat on Xbox One. The horizontal split screen makes the game pretty much unplayable. You can’t see anything! We will be waiting with our fingers crossed for a patch. Just sucks we both took off of work tomorrow for this…


Yeah , you would think after every other game in the franchise had vertical split screen option it’s safe to assume this one would too. Hopefully we hear back from Gearbox soon


Please fix this. This game came out on our anniversary this year and has been apart of our marriage. Please add the vertical view the horizontal view is hurting my head.


Yeah me and my wife also sorted a few days off to spend playing this and wouldn’t have bought it if we knew theres not gonna be a vertical split screen option. Its mad. It’s the best split screen game out there and most people prefer vertical seems like, so I really hope it gets sorted asap


Same nonsense! If something ain’t broke why try and fix it? How did they forget a visual element that was in all previous versions? We need a vertical split! The game play is horrible without it


That plus the horrible lag trying to access the menus , and the game is almost impossible to play really


Omg yeah , so I should have studied more, I miss read something and thought/assumed Borderlands 3 would have 4 player split screen , cause well my 2 daughters, my wife and I played together as a family in the handsome collections, and we’re excited to continue, so I started off angry when I picked up my preorder and read the box, my fault, but disappointing, so I thought ok the wife and I will play and the girls will play almost considered buying another Xbox one so we could still all play together, and then we start to play, and can’t read anything on the screen (my wife is standing in front of our 65 inch tv just to play) and the subtitles are a joke, and can’t change to vertical split screen , hopefully this curves d feeling goes away , wow very disappointed , please say there’s a patch with the missing features, and before this 30 day patch stuff, thank you


It’s a tech support forum, but does anybody from actual tech support reads/answer the issues ? Hopefully, cause I think that’s a pretty serious issue right there, considering a whole lot of people have only bought this game because of the vertical, local coop