Servers down possibly?


(Smcbride152) #1

I was wondering if it’s possible to still play online with friends on Borderlands 1? I tried to join my friends game and it wouldn’t let me, giving an error that they were on a different version. Also, for some reason I lost all my progress after not playing for a while(few years honestly).


(band) #2

What platform are you on?


(Smcbride152) #3

I’m running on PS3


(Coolscottclub) #4

I played on Xbox earlier today


(Just Your Average Dead Guy) #5

The progress loss might be because you’re playing a different version of the game than the one you were previously playing on. I know when I was playing BL1 on Ps3 I had to restart completely because I couldn’t save on my characters on my own game after I purchased it digitally myself because they were created when I had the game downloaded from a friends account.

As for the non being able to join your friend part, did you make sure you had the update for the game downloaded?


(Is this thing on?) #6

As mentioned, you need the Feb. 2015 update to enable on-line play on PS3, since the original Gamespy matchmaking servers shut down. (See this thread for details)


(Smcbride152) #7

Thanks for the response. I did all the updates and I can see my friends online. When I tried to join their game it gave the error I mentioned before. I can send them an invite and they can’t join mine either. Not sure what’s going on.

My progress was originally on the store bought physical disc. I honestly think I might have formatted or deleted my save. It’s been years since I played our even had the ps3 plugged in. Oh well, I’ll just have to work my way through again.


(Is this thing on?) #8

If you’re unable to join your friends even with a new character, you can file a support ticket here:

https://support.2k.com/hc/en-us/requests/new?ticket_form_id=78667

You should get an auto-reply fairly quickly, and a human response in ~1 day (depending on traffic volumes at the support desk)


(Smcbride152) #9

Thanks. Just submitted a report.