Read this Borderlands 3 guide to know the differences between Easier & Normal difficulty modes. Including info on Mayhem Mode, Group Mode, and more.Guide & Tips for Beginners
Difference In Difficulty Modes
Easier Mode Is For New Borderlands 3 Players
Borderlands 3 introduces an Easier mode that slightly curbs enemy damage. making new Vault Hunters harder to kill. This mode is recommended for new players and want to have a feel of the gameplay.
Normal Mode Is For Returning Players
Normal mode in Borderlands 3 is for returning players that are used to the difficulty of the game. Experience is needed and enemies will not hold back in their damage-dealing.
Mayhem Mode Is For Experience Vault Hunters
Mayhem Mode is a new mode with adjustable difficulty levels. Mayhem Mode is only unlocked after completion of the main story and is a high risk, high reward feature.Check Out Mayhem Mode Here!
Difficulty Can Be Switched Mid-Game
Players shouldn't worry about fixed difficulty in this game as they can switch between difficulties in the middle of the game. If the game gets too hard, don't be afraid to switch to Easier mode and if you want a more difficult challenge, you can switch to Normal mode.
Group Mode Changes Looting
Cooperation Leads To Locked Individual Loot
If you choose Cooperation, you'll receive "instanced" loot that is unique to you. Your teammate cannot see or pick up the loot that is instanced for you.
Pick Up & Drop To Share Loot
If you find loot that you think will be useful for your friend, you can pick it up and drop it from your inventory. Once you drop the item, your teammate will be able to see and pick up the item!
Coopetition Shares Loot Between All Players
In Coopetition, all loot dropped is shared and shown between all players. Vault Hunters need to coordinate who will pick up what from the shared loot available.