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Early access to Duke Nukem Forever for all PC Borderlands owners? Certainly looks like it

Do you have a PC? Do you own Borderlands? Do you own Borderlands for that PC? And is Steam the wonderful vaprous interface that binds them blissfully together? Well go and check your Steam account now. There's a chance Duke Nukem could be hiding away in there, ready to jump out and kick you  in the balls. With his demo. At some point.

Last week, 2K Games announced that all Borderlands Game of the Year Edition bundles would come with an early access voucher for the Duke Nukem Forever demo (when it eventually arrives, presumably 'when it's done'). But thanks to a bit of sniffing around by a couple of PC-based Pandora explorers, it looks like plain old vanilla Borderlands owners could be in for the same treat.

Borderlands players Jon and Steve have both spotted the DNF demo early access code sitting in their Steam accounts alongside the Borderlands entry. Kotaku have checked out the claim and verified it via their own accounts. And at least one of those players hadn't even bought any of Borderlands' DLC, discounting the idea that 2K is rolling out the offer to anyone who's previously bought the GotY edition piecemeal.

Of course, this could all be a big error, and the early Duke access could mysteriously disappear before the demo hits. But if you have the right combination of Borderlands and format, it's definitely worth checking out. If you find anything exciting, be sure to let us know.

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14 comments

  • ChiChiRocket - October 14, 2010 5:51 a.m.

    I bought the disc from a store, not on Steam. What does that mean for me?
  • RamenDragon - October 14, 2010 5:48 a.m.

    Dammit... I have the code, but Steam keeps giving me this "invalid code" nonsense! Oh, it hurts...
  • FriendlyFire - October 14, 2010 2:20 a.m.

    I have it, now to wait for the demo and hope it's the real deal :D
  • ThatGuyFromTV - October 13, 2010 11:07 p.m.

    YOU PC MOTHERFUCKERS!!!!!!!!!!! I CAN'T BUY BORDERLANDS AGAIN JUST FOR THE 360 DEMO!!!!!!!!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!!!!!!!
  • michaelkaramas - October 13, 2010 10:25 p.m.

    i have the code but no uninstalled game in games list... wrote it down in case they try to take it away lol
  • SumthingStupid - October 13, 2010 10:02 p.m.

    i got the thing but you do i start it up?
  • ericeraqus - October 13, 2010 8:01 p.m.

    dammit i dont have it, the only dlc i'm missing is claptrap's rebellion
  • Turboash - October 13, 2010 6:08 p.m.

    That's the best piece of Photoshopping I've seen in a long time! Duke FTW!
  • Spybreak8 - October 13, 2010 4:56 p.m.

    Well they going to do anything for 360 players?! I've got a pc and steam but it's not powerful or has enough space to play all the latest games on it.
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  • infernox - October 13, 2010 12:50 p.m.

    got mine. i got bored of borderlands after a few hours but it ended up being useful after all.
  • CARDYKEV - October 13, 2010 12:46 p.m.

    Lucky buggers, my friend kept on telling me to get Borderlands as well..............
  • tacehtselrahc - October 13, 2010 12:36 p.m.

    Damn it! I've got Borderlands on 360.
  • Bloodstorm - October 13, 2010 12:33 p.m.

    Awesome, I got it too!

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