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How to Use Weapon Skins in Borderlands 3

There are quite a number of Borderlands 3 weapon skins for you to customize your guns with. With an absolute load of weapons available in-game, you might be wondering how to use weapon skins in Borderlands 3. You can equip specific ones to certain guns, but you might not know how you can do this. It isn’t rocket science once you know how, but getting to that point might not be immediately obvious. Our Borderlands 3 weapon skins guide is the ticket, then, to finding out how to change the cosmetics on your weapons in-game. Check this article out and be confused no more.

Borderlands 3 Weapon Skins | How to equip

Right, let’s take a look at how you can equip weapon skins in Borderlands 3. First, you’ll want to locate your inventory tab on the menu. You can do this by selecting the Characters Menu option and then look for the backpack option in the top left corner of the screen.

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Look over the weapon that you want to apply a skin. You’ll notice an “Inspect” option in the lower right of the screen. Press the button that activates this and you’ll move onto a new screen. You’ll see your selected gun taking up the screen, and a new option called “change weapon skin” should be to the right of your weapon. Press the required button, pick the cosmetic you want to equip, and then confirm it. This will give your gun a new look.

Borderlands 3 Weapon Skins | Popular gun cosmetics

Borderlands 3 Weapon Skins

There are a few weapon skins that players have been getting their hands on. Some of these weapon skin packs have come as part of the Deluxe and Super Deluxe editions, and we’ve listed what these are below. If you’re yet to buy the game, you might want to check these out further down the page before you decide what edition to buy.

  • Butt Stallion weapon skin – Available in Butt Stallion cosmetic pack and Super Deluxe edition
  • Gearbox weapon skins pack – Available in Deluxe and Super Deluxe editions
  • Gold weapon skins pack – Only available as a Deluxe and Super Deluxe edition preorder bonus
  • Retro weapon skins pack – Available in Deluxe and Super Deluxe editions