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“Gears of War: Judgment”1 Pre-Orders Kick-off

Looking Ahead to the Biggest Shooter of 2013 – “Gears of War: Judgment”1 Pre-Orders Kick-off
Pre-order today from participating retailers and receive an exclusive in-game weapon, the Classic Hammerburst, when “Gears of War: Judgment” releases March 19; check out for the new key art loaded with hints

Amid a firestorm of holiday launches, gamers are already looking ahead to spring 2013 as Microsoft and Epic Games today released the official “Gears of War: Judgment”1 box art and kicked off pre-orders at participating retailers2.

The next marque instalment to the Xbox 360 franchise that’s sold more than 19 million units and defined a generation of action games, “Gears of War: Judgment” takes fans back to the immediate aftermath of Emergence Day with the most intense “Gears” game yet.

Starting today, fans who pre-order “Gears of War: Judgment” at participating retailers will receive an exclusive in-game multiplayer weapon at launch, the Classic Hammerburst, along with potential retailer-specific content3.

The Classic Hammerburst was the standard-issue assault rifle of the Locust Army during their E-Day onslaught. Highly accurate with a six-round burst, the Classic Hammerburst helped give the Locust a decisive advantage.

Now this highly feared and effective weapon is exclusively yours to wield when you pre-order “Gears: Judgment.” Check out a new video of the Classic Hammerburst in action here:

Additional incentives will be available from participating retailers in the coming weeks, including exclusive multiplayer character skins Young Marcus and Young Dom. Please visit and your favourite game retailer’s site for more information, and stay tuned in the coming months for more news on “Gears of War: Judgment.”

Developed exclusively for Xbox 360 by Epic Games and People Can Fly, “Gears of War: Judgment” launches worldwide starting March 19, 2013. For additional details on the game, please visit:


1Gears of War: Judgment has not yet been rated.

2 Check for more information about participating pre-order retailers and the timings of their individual programs.

3 Check with participating pre-order retailers for more information on exclusive pre-order content.

Assets: Check out the *brand new* “Gears of War: Judgment” box shot and key art, along with a video of the Classic Hammerburst in action here:

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