Gears of War 3 is the spectacular conclusion to one of the most memorable and celebrated sagas in videogames. Developed by Epic Games exclusively for Xbox 360, Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival and brotherhood. In Gears of War 3, players fight on as Marcus Fenix, the grizzled war hero and leader of Delta Squad. Eighteen months after the fall of the last human city, the war against the Locust rages on. Meanwhile, deep beneath the surface, a fearsome new threat is infecting the planet from within. With survivors scattered and civilization in ruins, time is running out for Marcus and his comrades as they fight to save the human race. The Gears of War series is one of the most popular franchises in Xbox history, with more than 12 million games sold worldwide, an upcoming film, New York Times best-selling novels and more.
Enthralling cinematic story. Experience the epic finale to the Gears of War trilogy and fight alongside Delta Squad to rescue humanity. Play solo or with up to three friends cooperatively through the campaign on Xbox LIVE, and discover the fate of Marcus and his surviving comrades in this immersive and emotionally charged story.1
Unparalleled gameplay. Gears of War 3 builds upon the series genre-defining third-person shooter gameplay and captivates players in an intimately intense action game. The latest chapter in the saga introduces new playable male and female COG characters and fresh challenges with ferocious new enemies.
Explosive multiplayer action. One of the definitive multiplayer experiences on Xbox LIVE, Gears of War 3 features new cooperative and competitive multiplayer experiences for veteran players and rookies alike.2 Four Player Campaign Co-op. Featuring multiple playable characters, including female Gears, the introduction of the four player cooperative campaign mode brings Delta Squad to life. Players and their buddies can fight as brothers-in-arms against the monstrous Locust and Lambent threats in a desperate bid to save humanity.
Beast mode. Introducing a new five player cooperative multiplayer experience in the Gears saga, Beast mode lets players assume the role of the Locust army, taking on waves of humans (including Marcus, Dom and the rest of Delta Squad). With up to four friends on Xbox LIVE, the goal is to wipe out the ground walkers who advance with increasing strength and ruthless force. Horde mode. Evolving the cooperative multiplayer mode pioneered in the previous title, Horde in Gears of War 3 will feature more gameplay upgrades and distinct new challenges as players work together to take on wave after wave of Locust enemies. Competitive multiplayer. The award-winning multiplayer experience continues with new maps and game types that will bring the competition to a whole new level. Amazing visuals. Gears of War 3 pushes the envelope for stunning visuals on Xbox 360. Through the latest advances in Unreal Engine 3 technology, the game delivers improved graphics, animation and lighting that immerse players in the destroyed beauty of the rich environments.
About Gears of WarPublished by Microsoft Game Studios, the Gears of War franchise has won over 30 “Game of the Year” awards, sold more than 12 million copies worldwide and redefined the third-person shooter genre for this console generation. The game has also inspired a full line of toys and collectibles, apparel, an upcoming film, graphic novels and a book series by New York Times best-selling author Karen Traviss. The Gears of War series is exclusive to the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and its riveting multiplayer action makes it one of the most popular titles on Xbox LIVE. More information can be found at www.gearsofwar.com.
About Epic Games, Inc.Epic Games, Inc., based in Cary, NC and established in 1991, develops cutting-edge games and game engine technology, including the multiple million-selling, award-winning Unreal and Gears of War series, and the industry leading Unreal Engine 3 game engine, a four-time winner of Game Developer magazine's Best Engine Front Line Award and Hall of Fame inductee. More information about Epic Games can be found at www.epicgames.com. * The information contained in this fact sheet relates to a pre-release product that may be substantially modified before its first commercial release. Accordingly, the information may not accurately describe or reflect the product when it is first commercially released. This fact sheet is provided for informational purposes only, and Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the fact sheet or the information contained in it.
|Release Date||13 Sep 2011|
|Product Code (MPN)||N/A|