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360 Gears of War bundle announced for Australia

Monday, 25th May 2009 09:13 GMT By Mike

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Australian site OXCGN has details on a rather spiffing-sounding 360 Gears of War bundle set for release down under on June 4.

The limited edition Gears of War bundle will include an Xbox 360 Pro console, both Gears of War 1 & 2 and a shiny red box all for just $449 Australian (€250).

No idea whether EU or US will get it. We’ll check tomorrow.

Press release after the break.

SYDNEY AUSTRALIA – MAY 25, 2009 – The ultimate “Gears of War” experience will be available for Australian customers from the 4th of June, 2009 with the upcoming release of the Xbox 360 “Gears of War” bundle. Available at participating stores, the bundle includes an Xbox 360 Pro console, a copy of “Gears of War” and the follow-up “Gears of War 2”.

At a recommended retail price of $449* while stocks last, this bundle is perfect for fans of the third-party shooter genre. In selling over 11 million units worldwide, “Gears of War” has become a blockbuster franchise, giving gamers two of the most popular video games of recent years.

In addition to “Gears of War” and “Gears of War 2”, the bundle includes the Xbox 360 Pro console, wireless controller, 60GB hard drive, Xbox 360 headset, component high definition AV cable and an ethernet connectivity cable.

“Gears of War” and “Gears of War 2” are available exclusively on Xbox 360 and are rated “MA 15+”.

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3 Comments

  1. RoyBrown

    11 million…

    There is only 21 million people in Australia.

    Un believable.

    Dumbest typo ever.

    I dont even think 1 million 360s have been sold in Australia.

    Let alone enough for 1 in every 2 people.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Captain Fruitloop

    OXCGN carries the actual press release from MS Australia, which clearly says 11 million sales worldwide.

    VG247 just sees the words ’11 million’ and ‘Australia’ and, hey ho, another VG247 classic is made. At no point does common sense – “Wait a minute? 11 million sales sounds rather a lot for a country of Australia’s population size, doesn’t it?” -intrude into the jounalistic process here.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Mike

    My bad. Edited.

    #3 5 years ago

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