- Click the EXTRAS option
2. Click SHIFT CODE
3. Click ACCEPT from the pop-up screen OR press the 'Enter' key.
**If the connection times out too quickly**
- Restart your computer
- Right-click Borderlands from the Steam Library menu and select Properties. Under the Local Files tab, select Verify Integrity of Game Cache. Once that completes, relaunch the game.
- Change your character on the main menu
- Repeat steps 1-3