The story takes place eighteen months after the events of Gears of War 2 and the loss of the human stronghold of Jacinto. Marcus; Baird; Dom and company continue their fight to save human civilisation as they battle the Locust and face new threats from within the planet throughout the campaign mode.
- An enthralling cinematic story that captivates players in an intimately intense action game
- Five-on-five multiplayer experience as well as four player campaign co-op experience
- New multiplayer game modes including ‘Beast Mode’ – offering a new twist to the game where you take on the role of the locust horde and their assorted variations!
- New maps including: Trenches which features an impressive sand storm that reduces your visibility as well as Overpass Mercy Checkout and Thrashball
- New weapons including: The Bayonet Charge The Retro Lancer The Sawed-off Shotgun The OneShot – a heavy sniper rifle that shoots through shields or cover for a surprise one shot kill The Incendiary Grenade The Digger Launcher and a few subtle tweaks to old favourites Hammerburst and The Classic Lancer. Don’t forget that each weapon now has its own execution move!