Gearbox Software has revealed their newest hero for Battleborn. The new character, Ernest was revealed on the official Battleborn website this week. The site gives use more information on the character’s backstory, as well as what we can expect in terms of his abilities.
“Sporting a grenade launcher and a proficiency for tactful detonation, Ernest is [a] defensive mastermind with a strong devotion to protecting his allies. As the Varelsi scourge darkened system after system, Ernest joined up with the Peacekeepers to put his demolition prowess in service of the universe. A brilliant technician, this demobird will take on any challenge by going right the hell through it!”
Ernest will be the 28th hero, the third to be added to the game since its release earlier this year. He will be free to all players for 47,500 in game credits. These credits can be earned by playing story missions as well as participating in the game’s pvp modes. Players can also unlock him instantly by using a hero key, which are included in the Season Pass for the game. This gives players plenty of options to unlock Ernest
Gearbox plans to reveal Ernest’s abilities, as well as his release date at a later time.