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Gears of War 3 hits 1 million sales, not even out yet

Gears of War 3 surpasses 1 million pre-orders

| Gaming News | Posted: May 20, 2011 1:57 am

Microsoft and Epic Games are proud to announce that the un-released Gears of War 3 has surpassed one million worldwide pre-orders which makes it the fastest pre-ordered Xbox-exclusive title to reach this milestone in the history of the platform! Impressive stuff!

 

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The Gears of War 3 beta has been thrashed by users around the world with 1.29 million players playing more than 11 million multiplayer matches. There's some interesting facts on the beta also:

 

- 145 different countries participated in the beta

 

- 249 years worth of matches played

 

- More than 11 million matches completed

 

- More than 927 million kills recorded

 

- More than 131 million executions performed

 

- More than 23 million deaths by chainsaw

 

- Nearly 23 BILLION bullets fired

 

- 4.9 billion ribbons and 291M medals earned

 

- 435K people earned the Beta exclusive Thrashball Cole skin to use in the retail game when it launches in September

 

- 234K people earned the Beta exclusive Gold Retro Lancer to use in the retail game when it launches in September

 

NEWS SOURCE
Majornelson.com

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