Gears of War has remained one of the Xbox eco-system’s trademark franchise exclusives for well over 10 years now, making it almost tradition by this point to expect a brand new special edition console around the time of every entry’s release. Today, Major Nelson himself gave us a close look at the Gears 5 limited edition Xbox One X console and accessories – available for pre-order today.
As you might expect from a series centred on humanity’s battle against an underground alien threat, the Gears 5 limited edition Xbox One X sports an inherently battle-hardened aesthetic. Whereas Gears of War 4’s special console was drenched in blood red, however, the Gears 5 rendition boasts a cracked concrete design. You don’t have to look hard to find the infamous COG skull logo in the console's centre, matched again by a concrete grey limited edition Xbox One wireless controller.
In a full break down of the Gears 5 bundle, Major Nelson outlined its contents over on his blog:
That should be more than enough to keep every Gears of War fan foaming out the mouth before they sink their teeth into the new Xbox exclusive, which, as a reminder, is due to release on 10th September. This Gears 5 limited edition bundle will release alongside it, but as already mentioned is available for pre-order from select UK retailers now:
Alternatively, if it's just the Gears 5 game itself your after, you can pre-order that for the lowest price at any of the following retailers:
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