Gears of War 3 Emerges Above it's Competetion with 3 Million Sales in it's First Week

It’s a been a week and Gears 3 has managed to chainsaw through any PS3 exclusive this year by tripling the sales of games like Killzone 3, Little Big Planet 2, Infamous 2, and Socom 4. Microsoft has managed to prove that it’s 2nd biggest exclusive franchise is still a system seller making the Xbox 360 almost break 200k units sold this week in America. Here’s a official press release from Major Nelson.

Following more than 22,000 midnight madness launch events, Microsoft and Epic Games today announced that the Xbox 360 exclusive sold more than three million copies in its first week since release, cementing Gears 3 as the biggest game of 2011 and catapulting the franchise beyond one billion dollars in lifetime sales.

In just one week, Gears 3 has already grossed more than any 2011 video game to date.

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