Gearbox Software announced yesterday, that they will be releasing a sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, called Krieg the Psycho, the new character will specialise in melee attacks and throwing weapons, with three available skill trees: Bloodlust, focusing on his Buzz Axe weapon, rewarding players for combo kills, Mania, increasing the rate at which your action sill recharges as the character takes damage, and Hellborn, which increases fire damage.

The new character will be released in May for $9.99 or 800 MSPs, not sure on the UK pricing just yet.

Alongside the new character, a new update for the PS3, PC and Xbox 360 will be released on April 2nd, raising the level cap to 61 from the previous level 50 cap.

The update will be free to season pass owners or $4.99 to those who don’t.

There will also be a second update, bringing an Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode, only available after you reach level 50, the update will be free for all.

 Diamond Loot Chest editions of Borderlands 2 will also be available, well only 5000 for $99.99 in May.

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