Introduction to Borderlands 3 Shift Codes
Shift codes are back in Borderlands 3. They’re Gearbox’s way to give players various items and rewards in-game by entering long 25-digit codes on the Shift.GearboxSoftware.com website. Most Shift Codes grant golden keys, which unlock a special chest in Sanctuary and gifts you one of Borderlands 3′ billion-or-so guns. If you’re lucky, you’ll get something rare and shiny. It’s like loot boxes, except the keys are free. So here we are going to tell you all about Borderlands 2 shift codes. You’ll just need to keep your eyes peeled and check this page to find them.
Gearbox is regularly releasing new Borderlands 3 Shift codes, but you have to be vigilant—most of them expire a few days after they’re posted. We’re updating this page with all the Borderlands 3 Shift codes as we see them. There’s a section devoted to cotes that don’t expire, and a running list of short-lived codes, too. Keep an eye on that section and use them before they’re gone.
Shift Codes Details
Shift Codes are used to collect Golden Keys which unlock a chest on Sanctuary that will reward you will loot! They are distributed sometimes at random by following Gearbox and the Borderlands social channels, or they can be distributed during various events. You need a Shift Account to use the keys, so be sure to sign up for one.
Permanent Borderlands 3 Shift codes
These Borderlands 3 Shift codes unlock Golden Keys, and should never expire, as far as we know.
ZFKJ3-TT3BB-JTBJT-T3JJT-JWX9H – 3 Golden Keys
HXKBT-XJ6FR-WBRKJ-J3TTB-RSBHR – 1 Golden Key
ZFKJ3-TT6FF-KTFKT-T3JJT-JWX36 – 1 Golden Key
9XCBT-WBXFR-5TRWJ-JJJ33-TX53Z – 1 Golden Key
ZRWBJ-ST6XR-CBFKT-JT3J3-FRXJ5 – 1 Golden Key
Z65B3-JCXX6-5JXW3-3B33J-9SWT6 – 1 Golden Key
Borderlands 3 Shift codes and Golden Keys: How they work
Borderlands 3 Shift codes come in two forms, although only the Golden Keys above have been dished out so far. Here’s the gist:
Golden Keys will unlock a special chest that is guaranteed to give you an item (usually a gun) of a high rarity. Shift codes often grant a batch of a few golden keys to use. It’s sort of like playing a free slot machine, except you’re guaranteed to get a rare item—just not necessarily one that you want.
Cosmetics: Some Shift codes will likely unlock special skins for Borderlands 3’s vault hunters. Moreover, In Borderlands 2, these were often tied to special events, and getting a Shift code was the only way to unlock the skin.
Gearbox may even have more plans for what you unlock with Shift codes in the future, but the redemption process is the same no matter what, and it’s pretty straightforward—the easiest way is to use the website Shift.GearboxSoftware.com, after you’ve linked up your Epic Games Store (or console) account. Enjoying this game? Make sure to look up other stress busting game!
Here’s how to redeem Shift codes:
In-game through the menu. You’ll copy the 25-digit Shift code, tab into your game and paste it in. Voila, guns or cosmetics for you!
Online via Shift.GearboxSoftware.com. Create an account or login, and make sure you’ve linked up your Epic account so you can redeem codes for PC. From the menu, click “Rewards” and then paste your Shift code and click “check” to register it. Important note: if you use a multiplatform code and it doesn’t work, try redeeming in-game before giving up.
Or online via the new Borderlands VIP site. Create an account or login with your old Shift account; from the Shift menu, choose “Redeem code” to go to the Shift page. On this page you can paste in a Shift code or a different code type (Borderlands 3 has several others) by clicking the appropriate icon. Important note: Multiplatform Shift codes don’t currently work properly on the website, and will tell you they’re good for only one platform (e.g. Xbox). But if you redeem them in-game instead, they’ll work on PC as well. Well, if you like this kind of video games then, find similar games that you can play!
How to use your Golden Keys
In-game, your golden keys should be delivered to you via Borderlands mail. But how do you use ’em? That’s simple: Head to the big golden chest in Sanctuary, near the fast travel point.