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Handsome Jack coming to Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel as a playable character

The Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is coming to Steam, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on Nov. 11, the developers announced this morning.

The $9.99 pack lets players take on the role of the head of Hyperion Corporation, or given the pack's name, someone who looks like him. Handsome Jack, who will be the fifth playable character in the game, is actually the real Jack's clone and plays as a "Doppelganger class."

Jack's action skill is to summon up two "digi-Jacks" to fight alongside him. Each of the digi-Jacks will fight until they die, and then respawn next to Jack. They disappear once the action skill timer runs out.

As with all characters, Jack has plenty of other abilities tied to a skill tree. The left side of the tree, "The Hero of the Story", adds buffs to his grenades. The middle tree, "Greater Good", adds buffs when Jack is in Fight for Your Life mode, as well as when co-op players are in that mode. And the right skill tree, "Free Enterprise", deliver different buffs to your weapon, depending on the manufacturer. It's a tree that essentially encourages shooting fast and changing your weapons a lot.

The upcoming pack is part of the $29.99 season pass as well.

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