Gears of War goes Triple Platinum!

It was announced yesterday that Gears of War, one of last years top games for the Xbox 360, has sold more than 3 Million copies in just under 10 weeks!

That figure rewards the game with the title of “2006 top selling-game” among all platforms during December.

Microsoft continued their boasting by saying that the new Multi-player maps that were released recently have been downloaded more than 750,000 times via the XBL Marketplace, with all the Gears of War online content togetheramassing more than 1.5Million downloads!

I’ve resisted the urge throughout this whole postto mention anything about Halo or Halo 2…Ah crap I mentioned them. Ah well, I might as well continue – According to Wikipedia, Halo 2 has sold more than 7 Million copies – Do you rekon GoW will become the new Halo? Have your say using the comments system below, or via our forum.

Russ Clow

Russ Clow not only nearly shares his name with one of the best Gladiators around, but he also has a bundle of experience under his belt. Since a very young age he's been playing video games, and has been working in the video game industry for most of his working career. Russ is a secret Sony Fanboy, although he tries hard to hide it so as to keep his position as Editor-in-Chief. When he's not playing games, Russ likes to play football with the "lads".

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