Player hits Borderlands 2 level cap in 43 hours


In 43 short hours, pro-gamer Matt “BLiTZ” Siegfried has rushed his way to the highest level in Borderlands 2, tapping the game’s ceiling at 50.

Click below to learn about the man, the machine, the legend.

“Matt “BLiTZ” Siegfried. Multi-genre/multi-console world champion, speedrunner, high score chaser, tournament player, co-op lover, and OSU [Ohio state University]student” reached his target in 3 hours, 15 minutes, and 23.00 seconds.

The rules were simple:

  • must start at Level 1 with no pre-earned bonuses or equipment
  • may play alone or with assistance
  • if additional players participate, they must begin at Level 1 and reach Level 50
  • must observeRecordSetter video game criteria
  • must provide video evidence

Playing as a Gunzerker with a Siren companion, Matt blitzed the game, adding his achievement to what he says is one of “over 2,000 #1’s in over 200 games”

Well done Matt, you crazy, driven man. Though he should watch out for the dangers of playing for extended periods of time.