This week, Gears of War 3 Limited SKU
held a 27 percent sales increase to rank as the No. 93 best-selling product in Amazon’s Video Games division.
This week, customers who pre-order Gears of War 3
will receive an exclusive Savage Kantus character skin
It is concurrently offering a $20 Bonus
with the pre-order purchase of Gears of War 3.
Gears of War 3 will be sold in a standard
, and Epic Edition
The Limited Edition
SKU will include an Octus Service Medal, Adam Fenix Multiplayer Character, Infected Omen Weapon Pack, Fenix Family Mementos & Fabric COG Flag, and the Octus Award Box display case for the Octus Service Medal at $79.99
Gears of War 3 Epic Edition
includes Gears of War 3 Limited Edition, a collectible Marcus Fenix statue, The Art and Design of Gears of War, and the Infected Omen Weapon Pack – custom multiplayer skins for the game’s five starting weapons; Lancer, Retro Lancer, Hammerburst, Sawed-off Shotgun, and Gnasher Shotgun at $149.99
Microsoft in Apr. released the Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta which includes three new multiplayer versus modes on four new maps.
In Gears of War 3
, users fight as Marcus Fenix, leader of Delta Squad, 18 months after the fall of the last human city.
Gears of War 3
will be released Sept. 20, 2011.
Epic Games Inc. in Oct. said Gears of War 3
will utilize dedicated servers to facilitate online play.
The dedicated servers are said to offer balance and optimized online play. In addition, the development team has made online code improvements.
Microsoft in Sept. will sell a new limited edition Xbox 360 320GB Gears of War 3 Bundle
This holiday it will sell the Xbox 360 Limited Edition Star Wars Kinect Bundle
Current Xbox 360 stand-alone SKUs include the Xbox 360 250GB
hardware at $299.99
and the Xbox 360 4GB
hardware at $199.99