Borderlands 2 : Popularity, reviews, price, and Steam data

Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 is a game released on Steam on 25 Oct, 2012. The developer of this game is Gearbox Software, Aspyr (Mac), Aspyr (Linux) and the publisher is 2K, Aspyr (Mac), Aspyr (Linux). This article will analyze the number of players, playing time, comments, price and other data of this game on the Steam platform. Tip: The data in the article will be updated regularly. Most of the data we use for Borderlands 2 comes from the Steam platform.

Game popularity

According to Steam data, the highest number of concurrent players in Borderlands 2 yesterday (April 01, 2024) was 4,881, and the highest number of concurrent players in the past 30 days was 6,674. Historically, the game’s highest concurrent player count was 123,596, which occurred in September 2012. The number of concurrent players means the number of people playing the same game at the same time. If ranked based on the number of players, Borderlands 2 is currently ranked #170 on the Steam platform. Statistically, it's a popular game. Most Popular Games Ranking – Steam Tools

Time range Maximum number of concurrent players
2024-04-01 4,881
Last 30 days 6,674
All Time Past 123,596

If you want to see the real-time player count of Borderlands 2 on the Steam platform, you can find it at the top of the game's community homepage.

Check the current number of players (real-time):

Game Time

According to Steamspy, the average game time for Borderlands 2 is 43.2 hours, which includes data since the game's release. According to, the average game time for Borderlands 2 is 53.5 hours. You can combine these two data sources to determine how long players spend playing games. Game time represents the time a player spends playing the game. Something to consider is that online multiplayer games typically have longer playtime than single-player games. You may spend more or less time playing Borderlands 2.

Time range Average play time (hours)
All Time Past 43.2 (Steamspy)
All Time Past 53.5 (Gamalytic)

Country distribution

Players of Borderlands 2 mainly come from the following countries: United States (22.9%), China (15.0%), Russia (6.4%), Germany (5.4%), United Kingdom (4.8%), Canada (4.2%), Brazil (3.3%), France (2.7%), Australia (2.5%), Turkey (2.3%), Poland (2.1%), Japan (2.0%), Argentina (1.5%), Sweden (1.2%), Netherlands (1.1%), Spain (1.0%), Ukraine (1.0%), Finland (1.0%), Italy (0.9%), Mexico (0.9%). Due to possible missing data, this data may not list all countries. This is not an exact number, but it can be used as a reference.

Country Proportion of gamers
United States 22.9%
China 15.0%
Russia 6.4%
Germany 5.4%
United Kingdom 4.8%
Canada 4.2%
Brazil 3.3%
France 2.7%
Australia 2.5%
Turkey 2.3%
Poland 2.1%
Japan 2.0%
Argentina 1.5%
Sweden 1.2%
Netherlands 1.1%
Spain 1.0%
Ukraine 1.0%
Finland 1.0%
Italy 0.9%
Mexico 0.9%

User Reviews

Borderlands 2 currently has a total of 281,481 user reviews on the Steam platform and a user rating of 93. If the user rating is greater than 70, we think most people like the game. Among all user reviews, 264,257 reviews are positive and 17,224 reviews are negative. The game currently has a score of 89 on You can judge whether Borderlands 2 is a good game based on these user reviews.

Review Types Data Details
Total Reviews 281,481 (A)
Positive Reviews 264,257 (B)
Negative Reviews 17,224
User Ratings 93 (B/A)
Metacritic score 89

Price Comparison

According to Steam's regional pricing, Borderlands 2 may be priced differently in different countries. This game is not a free game. We will collect price data for this game in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Turkey. Due to missing data, the table below may not list all countries mentioned above. Judging from the data, Borderlands 2 currently has the lowest price in Brazil, which is 72% cheaper than the highest price. The current data update time is April 01, 2024.

Country Price USD
United States $19.99 $19.99
United Kingdom £19.99 $25.26
Germany 29,99€ $32.37
France 29,99€ $32.37
Italy 29,99€ $32.37
Brazil R$ 44,99 $8.99
Turkey $19.99 USD $19.99
Argentina $19.99 USD $19.99
Mexico Mex$ 179.99 $10.88

Number of game owners

According to, the number of players who own Borderlands 2 is approximately 16,497,171. According to Steamspy, the number of players who own Borderlands 2 is somewhere between 10,000,000 and 20,000,000. You can combine data from these two sources to determine the total number of players for the game. It should be noted that this data is not an accurate value and may be significantly different from the real data. The game's developer or publisher may disclose Borderlands 2's real sales figures.

Game name Number of game owners (forecast data)
Borderlands 2 16,497,171 (Gamalytic)
Borderlands 2 10,000,000 - 20,000,000 (Steamspy)

Sales and Revenue

According to data from, it is estimated that the number of people who have purchased or downloaded Borderlands 2 directly on the Steam platform is approximately 10,386,795. The game's total revenue is approximately $65,035,705 (USD). For premium games, this data includes base game sales. For free-to-play games, this data takes into account all revenue sources. Tip: The sales volume and revenue of this game are calculated based on data simulation, which may be different from the actual data.

Data type Data Details
Copies Sold 10,386,795
Total Revenue 65,035,705

Number of followers

Borderlands 2 has 292,271 followers on the Steam platform. Usually the more followers a game has, the more popular it is. There is a certain degree of correlation between the number of followers of a game and the number of players of the game.

Game name Number of followers
Borderlands 2 292,271


The appid of Borderlands 2 is 49520. The appid is a unique ID assigned to each game by the Steam platform. You can splice the appid into the URL, which can help you easily find the game on Steam. Example:

Game name APPID
Borderlands 2 49520

Supported languages

Borderlands 2 supports 8 languages, including English. The list of supported languages for this game is: English*, French*, German*, Italian*, Japanese*, Spanish - Spain*, Korean, Traditional Chinese
*languages with full audio support

Language Availability
Spanish - Spain*
Traditional Chinese

System Requirements

According to Steam data, Borderlands 2 supports systems including Windows, Mac, Linux.

System Availability

Windows Minimum:

  • OS *: Windows XP SP3
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 2 GB(XP)/ 2 GB(Vista)
  • Hard Disk Space: 13 GB free
  • Video Memory: 256 MB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 /ATI Radeon HD 2600
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
  • Other Requirements:Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, DirectX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2005, Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only)

Mac Minimum:

  • OS: 10.12 (Sierra)

  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 13 GB
  • Video Memory: 256 MB
  • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 2600 / NVidia Geforce 8800/ Intel HD 3000
  • Additional: Macintosh mouse and keyboard. Borderlands 2 supports both the Xbox 360 wired gamepad AND the PlayStation 3 Dualshock 3 Wireless Controller
  • NOTICE: It is possible for Mac and PC to become out of sync during updates. Within this short time period, Mac users will only be able to play other Mac users.
  • NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
  • NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for Borderlands 2: ATI RADEON HD 2400, NVIDIA 8600m, NVIDIA 9400m, 9600m, Intel Integrated GMA 950, Intel Integrated x3100

    NOTICE:The Mac version is only available in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.