"Gears of War," a Games for Windows title, features the amazing tactical action and multiplayer excitement found in the critically acclaimed "Gears of War" for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system that sold more than 3.5 million units, and a variety of all-new content, including three new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer game type, Game Editor, five new campaign chapters and DirectX 10 support. "Gears of War" thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. With "Gears of War," Epic Games returns gamers to the massively scoped worlds, memorable characters, cooperative gameplay and hyper-realistic combat that gamers have come to expect from the franchise, plus a few new surprises.
The renowned 3rd-person tactical shooter, the platform-defining Gears of War on the Xbox 360, has finally made its appearance on the PC roughly one year later.
All of the action, multiplayer maps and modes that made the game a hit last year have been seamlessly translated to the PC format with added extras:
Five new single player chapters
Five new multiplayer maps
Unreal Map Editor for the creation of custom campaigns and maps
"Annex" multiplayer mode based around territory control
Fifty new Achievements
Free online play with Windows Live! Silver
The game also has the option of utilizing Direct X 10 for vastly improved graphics over the 360 version.
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