Microsoft and EPIC Games have announced that their newest entry into the Gears of War franchise, Gears of War 3, has sold more than 3 million units in its first week on-shelves, also pushing entire franchise sales over 1 billion dollars. Way to go, Delta!

“‘Gears of War’ was the first killer app for Xbox 360, and the series has continued to contribute directly to the overall success of the platform ever since,” said Microsoft Corporate Vice President Phil Spencer. “‘Gears of War 3’ kicked off the biggest Christmas period in Xbox history, setting the standard for the kind of amazing, action-packed experiences gamers should expect on Xbox 360 this year.”



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