We’ve already hit you with the street date, and this will come as no surprise to those of you who are running around “voodoo dolling” your enemies in Bulletstorm. There is a multiplayer beta for Gears 3 being released on Xbox live April 18th and 25th!!!
Gamers who bought Bulletstorm “Epic Edition” will be the first cogs into the fray on the 18th. The rest will be ready… Lancers in hand, on the 25th. So what do you have to do if you’re in the second wave of testers to join in the mayhem? Pre-order Gears3 – But as always there’s a catch. You have to pre-order at your local corporate Gamestop location. With that said, check out this snippet from the official press release for all the Locust killing goodies we’ll get courtesy of the fine folks at Epic Games.
· Beta Tester Medal – Complete one match in the beta to unlock the Beta Tester medal, which will carry over to your gamer profile in the final game. The Beta Tester title will be featured in the “Gears 3” multiplayer lobby as well.
· Thrashball Cole – Complete 50 matches in any game type to unlock the Thrashball Cole character variant in the beta. Once unlocked, complete 10 matches as Thrashball Cole during the beta and the character will carry over to your gamer profile in the final game.
· Gold-Plated Retro Lancer – Show your ultimate “Gears of War” fandom by unlocking the Gold-Plated Retro Lancer. Complete 90 matches in any game type to unlock it for the beta, and score 100 kills with it once unlocked to carry the exclusive weapon skin over to your gamer profile in the final game.
· Flaming Hammerburst – Complete one match by Sunday, April 24 and unlock this weapon variant.
· Flaming Lancer – Complete one match during the week of April 25 and unlock this weapon variant.
· Flaming Sawed-Off Shotgun – Complete one match during the week of May 2 to unlock this weapon variant.
· Flaming Gnasher Shotgun – Complete one match during the week of May 9 to unlock this weapon variant.
I don’t know about you, but I need more Gears… The sooner the better!!! So, just like Gears2… See ya at Gamestop 9\20\11, midnight!!!