Small amounts of information about Borderlands 3 has been trickling out from Gearbox. With Randy Pitchford confirming that Slag won’t be in Borderlands 3. There is no slag – we replaced it with something that actually makes a little sense. The new “element” damage type, which is like a nuclear radiation effect, has a similar effect to slag (increased vulnerability by those affected) and also has a damage-over-time component.— Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) April 16, 2019 For those unaware, Slag was a damage increasing element available to the player. Anyone exposed to Slag would increase exponentially. Randy Pitchford explained they’ve replaced it with a new “element” that does damage like a “nuclear radiation effect”. It’s similar to Slag, increasing damage, but has a damage-over-time component. Borderlands 3 is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC on September 13, 2019.