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Xbox 360 ‘Gears of War’ bundle announced

Xbox 360 ‘Gears of War’ bundle announced

The ultimate Gears of War experience in one package

sutton-dagger-torso4by Sutton Dagger

©2009 Steven Sutton

oxcgn-GOW_Bundle Box pic#2With the recent trend of blockbuster games being packaged together  (Game of the Year Bundle), it seemed that EPIC’s blockbuster ‘Gears of War‘ series was missing out on its very own package. Well fear not Gears of War fans (11 million of you, and counting), as Microsoft Australia have just announced a special ‘Gears of War’ bundle to be released on the 4th of June to participating retailers.

The limited edition ‘Gears of War’ bundle will include an Xbox 360 Pro console, accompanied by both Gears of War 1 & 2, in a swanky looking blood red box. For a RRP of $449 AU, it is a great deal for anyone yet to ‘jump in’ to the Xbox  experience.  Though the press release clearly states an Australian release/date, it is highly likely that this promotion will include all other major territories. Full details below


SYDNEY AUSTRALIA – MAY 25, 2009 – The ultimate “Gears of War” experience will be available for Australian customers from the 4th of June, 2009 with the upcoming release of the Xbox 360 “Gears of War” bundle. Available at participating stores, the bundle includes an Xbox 360 Pro console, a copy of “Gears of War” and the follow-up “Gears of War 2”.

At a recommended retail price of $449* while stocks last, this bundle is perfect for fans of the third-party shooter genre. In selling over 11 million units worldwide, “Gears of War” has become a blockbuster franchise, giving gamers two of the most popular video games of recent years.

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In addition to “Gears of War” and “Gears of War 2”, the bundle includes the Xbox 360 Pro console, wireless controller, 60GB hard drive, Xbox 360 headset, component high definition AV cable and an ethernet connectivity cable.

“Gears of War” and “Gears of War 2” are available exclusively on Xbox 360 and are rated “MA 15+”.


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3 Comments on Xbox 360 ‘Gears of War’ bundle announced

  1. The MW3 bundle is so much better

    [Ed: Usually we trash such things, but we'll allow it this 'once' . . but remember, no trolling or "SHOUTiNG' on our site or flamebaiting please.]

  2. Agreed AYo – it’s a great deal for the price and new 360 owners, but a limited edition coloured console should be in there considering MS did it for Resident Evil 5, a third-party game.

    I vote for black with the red ‘omen’ Gears of War logo splashed across the side in red to look like blood!

  3. there’s nothing special about this bundle except for the box. they could’ve at least made a limited edition colored console and controller

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