Gears of War 3 ready for preorder from Sept 10

Gears of War 3 is the final game in the highly popular series to focus on the Locust Horde story arc

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Gears of War 3 ready for preorder from Sept 10 The Standard edition of Gears of War 3 will cost AED249
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By  Jason Saundalkar Published  September 7, 2011

Microsoft has announced that the forthcoming Gears of War 3 (GOW3) will become available for preorder in the United Arab Emirates from September 10.

Aman Sangar, Interactive Entertainment Business Category Lead MEA, Microsoft said, “With fans around the globe strapping on their boots, loading up their Lancers, and gearing up for the worldwide launch of Gears of War 3 on September 20th, we couldn’t be more excited about announcing the Gears of War 3 pre-order campaign available for UAE gaming fans.”

Gamers who preorder the game will be entitled to free gifts and entry into a raffle draw. “To secure a copy, all fans have to do is visit Xbox 360’s official Facebook page to enter their unique code and secure their free gift, as well as be entered into this exciting draw. Also, those looking to get their hands on one of the Limited editions of the game, pre-ordering is highly recommended as stocks are limited,” explained Sangar.

Gears of War 3 offers third person shooter gameplay and is the last game in the series to focus on the Locust story arc. The game is available exclusively for the Xbox 360 gaming console.

Microsoft will be releasing three different editions of the game; Standard, Limited and Epic however, the company will only release the Standard and Limited edition versions of GOW 3 in the United Arab Emirates. Gamers interested in the Epic edition will thus be forced to turn to alternative sources.

The Limited edition contains an Octus Award Box with the Octus Service Medal awarded to Dr. Adam Fenix, exclusive Adam Fenix playable character for multiplayer, fabric COG flag, along with the personal effects of Dr. Adam Fenix such as his Last Will and Testament, Hammer of Dawn schematics and Fenix family mementos.

The Epic edition includes everything from the Limited edition as well as a Marcus Fenix statue, a 96 page book about the game's art and design and the Infected Omen Weapon Pack that includes skins for the Lancer, Hammerburst, Retro Lancer, Sawed-Off Shotgun and Gnasher Shotgun.

The Standard edition is expected to retail for AED 249 whereas the Limited edition will retail for AED 299.

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