LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Loot Crate, the leading fan-based commerce and community platform, and The Coalition, the studio dedicated to pushing the Gears franchise to new heights, today announced the forthcoming limited availability of the Gears of War 4: Loot Crate Edition. This ultimate fan experience will feature Gears of War items as well as the optional bundle including the standard version of Gears of War 4 game for Xbox One and Windows 10.
This limited edition crate marks the first time Loot Crate subscribers (affectionately called Looters) and Gears of War fans will get a chance to purchase an upcoming game through one of Loot Crate's limited edition mystery crates. Fans who purchase the Gears of War 4: Loot Crate Edition will receive the crate and their digital copy of the game by the game's release date, October 11th. The digital copy allows Looters to own the game on both Xbox One and Windows 10 via Xbox Play Anywhere.
"It's a great honor to be able to tie one of our crates into the upcoming release of an iconic game franchise," said Wes Citti, Brand Manager for Gaming at Loot Crate. "This is the first time Loot Crate has been able to offer our Looters the chance to pre-order an unreleased game alongside one of our themed monthly crates, expanding the franchise's universe not only into our Looters' homes but also their Xbox One and Windows 10 PC."
Both versions of the crate will feature a 7" customized replica of the hero's Lancer as well as other amazing, exclusive products to bring the Gears of War universe to life. Fans can sign up and see the other items here.
The Gears of War 4: Loot Crate Edition will be available for $74.99 ($120 Value) for the crate and $129.99 ($180 Value) for the crate + game bundle.
A description of Gears of War 4 is below, alongside legal details of pre-ordering the game.
Standard (Digital) pre-order:
A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy. Includes pre-order bonus Vintage Del Pack for use in Gears of War 4, featuring a Vintage Del character model, emblem, two Vintage weapon skins and a special Vintage Del bounty. For a limited time, purchase and redeem your copy of Gears of War 4 and get the entire Xbox 360 Gears of War collection for use on Xbox One!*
*Pre-order bonus offers available with pre-orders made prior to, or on October 11, 2016, on Xbox Store, Xbox.com, or at participating retailers. The Vintage Del Pack will be unlocked at launch and is playable with Gears of War 4 game. Requires broadband internet to download, and 70-80 GB of hard drive space. Offer not available in Japan or China.
For more information and to sign up for a crate, visit www.lootcrate.com/gearsofwar.
About Loot Crate
Loot Crate™, founded in late 2012, partners with the largest movie studios, game companies, comic publishers, and general pop culture talent to deliver multiple lines of monthly themed mystery crates to fans, which we call Looters, around the world. More than just a branded crate of licensed apparel and collectibles, Loot Crate™ represents and fuels the passion found in fandom for our consumers as well as our partner brands. Our employees share the same passions, and we live to share that love with our growing subscriber base, bringing them together with digital and real world platforms that connect our community of Looters. Loot Crate™ is committed to curating and creating an inclusive membership experience, offering all fans exclusive merchandise and content, month after month, year after year. For more information and to sign up for a Loot Crate subscription, please visit www.lootcrate.com.
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