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Epic Announces Gears of War 3 Season Pass & Liquid Metal Weapon Skins

Epic Games is following the new trend of offering a season pass purchase for upcoming Gears of War 3 DLC.  In fact the Gears of War 3 season pass will allow you to buy all 4 planned DLC packages for 2400 MS points up front, which is 33% cheaper than if you purchased each bit of Gears 3 DLC separately.  That may sound like a hefty investment, but you have to figure that each of the 4 pieces of planned DLC for this game will run anywhere from 500 to 800 points, so in the end you will be saving money if you cough it up early.  The best part about this deal for people that like to have exclusive content is that you’ll also get a liquid metal weapon skins pack!

Liquid Metal Lancer

I don’t know about you, but I already have 2400 MS points earmarked for the Gears of War 3 Season Pass!  What fan wouldn’t?  Oh yeah, the poor a*s 10 year olds that have to ask Mommy and Daddy for some extra allowance money.  Suck on it you no job having adolescents!  Your foul mouthed a*ses shouldn’t be playing this game anyway, go to church or something.

Who is this Bald Warrior?

The first DLC package that is included with the Season Pass will drop this November.  I’m curious to find out who the fellow is above, because I’m guessing that he’ll be part of the DLC package for Gears 3.  Regardless of your thoughts on the whole Season Pass scheme this Gears 3 package is a must buy.  33% off is still better than 0%, and most people that buy a Gears game will also buy all of its encompassing DLC, so this should be a no brainer.  The Season Pass will be available to buy on September 20, 2011, which just so happens to be the launch date of the game itself.  For the official announcement from Epic on the Gears 3 Season Pass read on after the break.  You’ve been wanting some T-1000 skins for your lancer…

Official Gears of War 3 Season Pass Announcement

The launch of “Gears of War 3” on Sept. 20 is still a few weeks away, but Microsoft and Epic Gamesare already announcing that there’s more to come by the way of multiple game add-ons for the year’s biggest blockbuster. Revealed today, the “Gears of War 3” Season Pass entitles you to the first four installments of downloadable content that will roll out over the course of the next year, with the first releasing this November.

Adding hours of campaign and multiplayer mayhem, these game add-ons will be must-haves for any “Gears” fan, and the “Gears of War 3” Season Pass is your ticket to getting them at a discount the day they release. Available Sept. 20 for 2400 Microsoft points on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, the season pass represents a 33 percent savings versus purchasing the add-ons individually, and also includes an exclusive Liquid Metal Weapon Set.

The spectacular conclusion to one of the most celebrated sagas in video games, “Gears of War 3” has already surpassed 1.3 million pre-orders worldwide, making it the fastest pre-selling Xbox exclusive in the history of the platform. As further testament to the immense anticipation surrounding the game, 1.3 million players played more than 20 million matches in the “Gears of War 3” multiplayer beta this spring, helping refine and polish the hotly anticipated juggernaut.

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of EntertainmentBuddha.com where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.