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.

For those that just can’t wait Slackers will open their doors on Monday evening (September 19th) at 11:30pm and will start selling Gears Of War 3 at midnight (September 20th).  Gears Of War 3 will come in three different versions – Regular Edition, Limited Edition and Epic Edition.  Click on each one to read more about the game and what each edition comes with.  Want to pre-order a copy now?  Select the one you want and we will ship it to you on 09/20/11 or you can choose our ship to store option and pick it up at the midnight sale.

*Our Chesterfield, Mid Rivers, South County and St. Louis Mills locations will not be participating in the Midnight Sale*

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.

Experience the epic finale to the Gears of War trilogy and fight alongside Delta Squad to rescue humanity. Discover the fate of Marcus and his surviving comrades in this immersive and emotionally engaging story.Unparalleled gameplay. Gears of War 3 builds upon the series’ genre-defining gameplay and captivates players in an intimately intense action game. The latest chapter in the saga introduces new playable COG characters and fresh challenges with ferocious 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.*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.

Gears Of War 3 – Limited Edition Includes:

  • Octus Service Medal: A zinc-alloy replica of the cog-shaped medal awarded to Adam Fenix in recognition of his work on the Hammer of Dawn.
  • Adam Fenix Multiplayer Character: Each Octus Service Medal replica is engraved with a unique Xbox LIVE code that unlocks Adam Fenix as a playable character in multiplayer mode.
  • Fenix Family Mementos & Fabric COG Flag: Includes the “Last Will and Testament” of Adam Fenix, the initial Hammer of Dawn schematic, and other memorabilia; the flag features the proud colors that once flew over the House of Sovereigns.

Gears Of War 3 – Epic Edition Includes:

  • Limited Edition Marcus Fenix Statue: A fine collectible PVC statue designed by Epic Games Art Director Chris Perna and expertly crafted by the artisans at Triforce
  • The Art and Design of Gears of War by Tom Bissell: 96-page book includes interviews, photos, and concept art spanning nearly ten years of production—from the first “Warfare” game concepts to the final Act of Gears of War 3
  • Octus award box and Octus Service Medal
  • Adam Fenix multiplayer character and Infected Omen Weapon Pack: Custom multiplayer skins for the game’s five starting weapons; Lancer, Retro Lancer, Hammerburst, Sawed-off Shotgun, and Gnasher Shotgun.
  • Fenix family mementos and fabric COG flag