Gears of War 4 Pre-Order Gets You Every Gears of War Game for Free

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Gears of War 4 Pre-Order Gets You Every Gears of War Game for Free
Highlights
  • Microsoft has announced this offer is valid on all pre-orders
  • These will be in the form of digital downloads of their Xbox 360 versions
  • Gears of War 4 is out on October 11 for Windows 10 PC and Xbox One

With hotly anticipated third-person shooter Gears of War 4 out on October 11, Microsoft has revealed what you can expect if you pre-order the game. Aside from the usual host of cosmetic items such as gold weapons and multiplayer skins based on popular series characters such as Marcus Fenix, you also get four other games along with pre-ordering.

(Also see: Gears of War 4 Beta Is Too Safe for Its Own Good)

What this means is you can snag the original Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, and Gears of War: Judgment as well. Keep in mind that these are the Xbox 360 versions of the game. Yes, even Gears of War rather than its Xbox One and Windows PC remaster. It's similar to the offer the company ran to drive up pre-orders of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition.

(Also see: Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Review - Worth Playing Again?)

The company claims this will be a limited time offer though does not state when it expires. Safe to say, it should lapse on Gears of War 4’s release date.

(Also see: Xbox One S Price, Release Date, India Launch, and Everything Else You Need to Know)

A quick check on the Xbox Store shows that purchasing Gears of War 4 digitally would set you back by Rs. 4,000. Nearly the same as what it would cost you on Amazon. Keep in mind that buying Gears of War 4 digitally for the Xbox One nets you the Windows 10 version as well thanks to Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere program. Although, you're looking at around a 40 to 50GB download, which isn't exactly feasible given the bandwidth constraints in India. And if you want it on Windows 10 PC, you'll have to download it on that too, effectively doubling your data cost.

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