Gears of War 3 Epic Edition and Limited Edition contents detailed [pictures, video]

by Alex Morgen on May 16, 2011

in Xbox News Bits

Gears of War 3: Epic Edition
Finally, Epic Games and Microsoft have announced the details and released the first images of what is packed in the Gears of War 3 Epic Edition and Gears of War 3 Limited Edition. Below are the details from Microsoft of what will be included in each of these limited editions.

The Gears of War 3 Epic Edition will include the following:
(see a larger image of it here)

A limited edition Marcus Fenix statue: Designed by Epic Games art director Chris Perna and expertly crafted by the artisans at Triforce, this fine PVC statue collectible makes the ultimate living room centerpiece for any true Gears fan. Dimensions: height 285 mm (11.2 in.), diameter 225 mm (8.9 in.), weight: 1.7 kg (3.7 lb.)

“The Art and Design of Gears of War” by Tom Bissell: Through unprecedented access to the Epic Games team, acclaimed author Tom Bissell (Extra Lives) gives readers an incisive behind-the-scenes glimpse into one of the most celebrated sagas in video game history with 96 pages of interviews, photos, concept artwork and more.

Infected Omen weapon pack: Custom multiplayer skins for the game’s five starting weapons — Lancer, Retro Lancer, Hammerburst, Sawed-off Shotgun, and Gnasher Shotgun.

All the contents of the Gears of War 3 Limited Edition (see below).

Pre-order the Gears of War 3 Epic Edition here on Amazon.com, listed at $149.99 MSRP.

The Gears of War 3 Limited Edition will include the following:
(see a larger image of it here)

Adam Fenix (Gears of War 3) An Octus award box with Octus service medal: A 1:1 match in size and weight, this zinc-alloy cog-shaped medal replicates the award given to Adam Fenix in recognition of his work on the Hammer of Dawn. Dimensions: 77 mm (3 in.) x 10 mm (0.4 in.)

Exclusive unlockable Adam Fenix multiplayer character: Each Octus service medal replica is engraved with a unique Xbox LIVE code that is the only way to unlock Adam Fenix in multiplayer.

A fabric COG Flag: Proud colors that once flew above the House of Sovereigns.

The personal effects of Adam Fenix, including his “Last Will and Testament,” the initial Hammer of Dawn schematic, and other Fenix family mementos.

Pre-order the Gears of War 3 Limited Edition here on Amazon.com, listed at $79.99 MSRP.

Looks like an excellent conclusion to the Gears of War trilogy for fans! Watch the Making Gears Of War 3: Inside The Wicked Workshop here on YouTube, where Gears of War Art Director Chris Perna gives you an inside look on the art, and his private Gears of War room. Gears of War 3 will launch on September 20, 2011 worldwide, for the Xbox 360.

Gears of War 3: Limited Edition


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