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Gears of War 3 Beta Update: Finalized Details

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Since last week's vague announcement of the Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta and its tentative details and projected date of mid-April, a fierce plague of anticipation had stricken the Xbox community. But, now, that same anticipation will surely grow to overwhelming avidity due to the newly confirmed official dates and details.

April 25th kicks off Epic Games’ forthcoming multiplayer beta for Gears of War 3. Still unsatisfied? Well, if this doesn’t suit your fancy, then with a purchase of Bulletstorm Epic Edition, April 18th will mark the beta’s start for you. However, do note that from the 18th to the 25th the only game mode that will be available will be Team Death Match, but all four map areas will be present.

As of the 25th, the beta will be in full force providing the 2 remaining game modes, Capture the Leader and King of the Hill. According to Microsoft the beta will also feature “special events and playlists”.

As mentioned previously, exclusive items will be available to those who participate in the beta. Once earned, these items can then be ported over to the full version of the game upon it’s launch on September 20. 2011. The full list of in-beta items follows after the jump.

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Gears of War 3 Beta Details Emerge

Marcus Fenix

Gears of War 3, undoubtedly one of the Xbox 360’s most anticipated games this year, not only receives a release date, but a multiplayer beta that will include exclusive extras for Gears heads to use in the retail copy upon release.

Gears 3 hits store shelves on 9/20, but if you can’t wait that long to get locked n’ loaded and ready for action, then maybe the multiplayer beta will serve as a little taste to tide you over until emergence day.

Microsoft and developer Epic Games have announced that the beta will take place sometime around mid-April. Aside from just playing the beta, the gamers will also have a chance to acquire a Gold Retro Lancer and Cole Train in classic Thrashball pads.

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Gears of War 3 Release Date Confirmed

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Everyone's favorite chainsaw gunning, locust killing, first person shooter is back. The third chapter in the Gears of War franchise is slated for a September 20th date after being switched from an April date. Executive producer Rod Fergusson said that "I know fans are going to be disappointed with the new release date, but rest assured that this is a business decision between partners, and not a quality issue." back in October.

Microsoft explained it wanted to release Gears of War 3 during the holiday season of 2011. Don't worry though, it has the reset of September before the game rush really starts. With Modern Warfare 3, Skyrim, Mass Effect 3, and more will be coming out this holiday season possible making it the busiest in a while.