Gearbox Software is giving away free loots during its official gameplay reveal for Borderlands 3 on Twitch this coming May 1, 2019.
Twitch streamers will be playing Borderlands 3 during the May 1 Gameplay Reveal Event and freebies will be given to viewers through the brand new Twitch ECHOcast extension. The livestream will start at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 6pm BST on May 1, 1am GMT+8 / 3am AEST on May 2.
To access the Borderlands 3’s ECHOcast Twitch Extension:
[list_item]Make sure to have a SHiFT account, the accounts are free at Gearbox Software’s site.[/list_item]
[list_item]A Twitch account. Navigate to twitch.tv and use the “Sign Up” for a free account via the link at the top of the page.[/list_item]
[list_item]Link the accounts. Visit the settings tab on your SHiFT profile page, click on the Twitch logo, and follow the available instructions to link your account. Alternatively, sign in to your SHiFT account over at the Gearbox SHiFT site, click on “Gaming Platforms” on the left, and then click on the “Link” option under the Twitch logo.[/list_item]
If a streamer stumbles upon a rare chest and opens it, viewers will have the opportunity to receive the same in-game loot via the ECHOcast Twitch extension. After a streamer opens a rare chest, viewers will have only 30 seconds to opt into the event. The loot that they receive will automatically scale according to their character’s level when they retrieve it from the in-game mailbox.
Once a viewer is selected as a winner, the extension will prompt the viewer to choose an item of their choice. That selected item will then be automatically added to the viewer’s Twitch-linked SHiFT account and the loot can be claimed via the in-game mailbox once Borderlands 3 is released on September 13, 2019.