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Gears of War 3 Tops Microsoft's Pre-Order Chart

With just weeks to go before Gears of War 3 finally arrives in stores, Microsoft has revealed that it's the fastest pre-selling Xbox 360 exclusive in system's history, with 1.3 million pre-orders and counting.

This news, which was announced alongside the Gears 3 DLC "Season Pass," would seem to bode rather well for design director Cliff Bleszinski's dream of the game selling ten million copies. These figures would also seem to suggest that analyst Arvind Bhatia's prediction that Gears 3 would help make up for a very lackluster summer of videogame sales.

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qwertyz2182d ago

we all know what this means, the gears of war franchise will NEVER end they'll come up with a prequel and a new trilogy not necessarily a bad thing as long as the games are good

DiRtY2181d ago

Two million first day is easily possible. Awesome and well deserved

Morgue2181d ago

Cancelled my Gears3 pre-order yesterday.