WARNING. THIS ARTICLE WILL CONTAIN MINOR SPOILERS FOR GEARS OF WAR 3. IF YOU HAVEN’T PLAYED GEARS 3 CAUTION IS ADVISED. ALSO GO PLAY IT, IT’S GREAT.
Pre-order bonuses. They’re the norm these days. They come with every game practically. It should be no surprise that Gears of War 4 will have these pre-order incentives. A post on the Xbox Wire site has revealed what fans can expect in terms of pre-order bonuses for the game and honestly it’s mostly run of the mill stuff. Let’s break it down.
New and current pre-orders will receive:
- “Tomorrow Anya”, who’s appearance is based upon her look in the Gears of War 4 TV commerical where she was revealed as the mother of JD Fenix.
- “Old Man Marcus” shows Marcus Fenix 25 years after the Locust War. He sports long facial hair and has replaced his COG armour with civilian clothes.
- “Zombie Dom” pays tribute to Marcus’ much missed best friend Dom Santiago.
- The Elite Gear Pack which includes the Gold Wave Lancer and the Gold Wave Gnasher.
- The Vintage Del Pack, which includes the character model for Vintage Del as well as other retailer exclusive bonus items.
But probably the biggest incentive to pre-order is the fact that every pre-order, past or new, will receive the entire Gears back catalogue for free. That’s Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgement. All playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility. But do note this is a limited time offer. With the standard edition of Gears of War 4 costing $60, and the ultimate edition costing $100 it’s a very good pre-order bonus.
I personally loved the Gears franchise and am considering buying an Xbox One so I can play the new Gears. Will you be grabbing Gears 4? If you are make sure to pre-order for the backlog of the series. Because why not huh? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!