Taking place somewhere between the first Borderlands game and the second (Borderlands 1.5?), Borderlands The Pre Sequel is situated on the moon of Pandora, with you (the player) taking one of four roles to help the maniac Handsome Jack in his rise to complete maniac and contributing to the rise of the Hyperion Corporation.
"Launch into the Borderlands universe and shoot 'n' loot your way through a brand new adventure that rockets you onto Pandora's moon in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!
Discover the story behind Borderlands 2 villain, Handsome Jack, and his rise to power. Taking place between the original Borderlands and Borderlands 2, the Pre-Sequel gives you a whole lotta new gameplay featuring the genre blending fusion of Shooter and RPG mechanics that players have come to love.
Float through the air with each low gravity jump while taking enemies down from above using new Ice and laser weapons. Catch-a-ride and explore the lunar landscape with new vehicles allowing for more levels of destructive mayhem."