|Gears of War 3 Fastest Selling Xbox Exclusive Preorder Title EverPublished by forahobby on Thursday, May 26, 2011
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Gears of War 3 has now surpassed one million worldwide pre-orders, making it the fastest selling Xbox exclusive pre-order title ever.
Over the course of the past four weeks, 1.29 million players played more than 11 million multiplayer beta matches. Here are some of the other interesting stats:
Gears of War 3 Multiplayer BETA Stats
- 145 different countries participated in the beta
- 249 years worth of matches played
- More than 11 million matches completed
- More than 927 million kills recorded
- More than 131 million executions performed
- More than 23 million deaths by chainsaw
- Nearly 23 BILLION bullets fired
- 4.9 billion ribbons and 291M medals earned
- 435K people earned the Beta exclusive Thrashball Cole skin to use in the retail game when it launches in September
- 234K people earned the Beta exclusive Gold Retro Lancer to use in the retail game when it launches in September
Developed by Epic Games, Gears of War 3
is available for preorder today in three distinct editions – Standard ($59.99 USD)
, Limited ($79.99)
and Epic ($149.99)
. Gears of War 3 will launch on September 20, 2011.
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