Want extra DLC Skins? Pre-order Gears of War 3!

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Next month Gears of War 3, arguably the hottest Xbox 360 exclusive and one of my most anticipated games for this year emerges. If you, like me, can’t wait to get in on some gore-tastic third-person multiplayer action you’ve likely pre-ordered already. If you haven’t, there’s no better time than now.

Microsoft has announced that local  pre-orders for the game will be gifted a sweet DLC Locust skin for use in multiplayer.

Pre-ordering will net you a

  •  Savage Kantus Shaman – The Savage Kantus were profoundly impacted by the loss of the Hollow. They have reverted to a primal, shamanistic state, and their battled cried have taken a dark, melancholy turn. Few sounds are as terrifying to human ears.

Additionally, by pre-ordering from BTgames  you could choose to opt for the Savage Grenadier Elite instead- Grenadiers are trained to be fierce enemies, and their Savage brethren are particularly brutal. The Savage Elite add cunning to the mix, making them the undisputed warlords of the Locust army.

In addition to a 4-player co-operative campaign, Gears of War 3 adds an upgraded version of the popular Horde mode, that now throws in quite a few tactics in t the mix. Read our E3 preview here.

Update apparently we got this wrong you don’t get both but you can choose one of the two

Last Updated: August 4, 2011

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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