The Halloween spirit has taken over Gears of War 3 with this weekend’s special event. From now until Tuesday at 9am EST you will be able to take part in a new playlist for team deathmatch, ‘Boooooom Snipes‘, and on Monday you will even see a cosmetic change to your Gears of War multiplayer.

In ‘Boooooom Snipes‘ players will find their default weapons and all weapons on map have been changed to a ‘Longshot‘ sniper rifle and the powerful ‘Boomshot‘, which can lead to some very different play strategies. Epic Games have also announced that a cosmetic change will take effect on Monday the 31st (pumpkin heads perhaps?).

Just the thing to hold you Gearheads over until theGears of War 3 Horde Command PackDLC hits on Tuesday morning.

Justin Ortiz-Burrow

Introduced to video games when he was only five, after dying somewhere around four thousand times while playing Star Tropics, he never looked back. Some of his favorites range from titles like Shenmue and Metal Gear Solid 3 to Half-Life 2, Manhunt, and the Dark Souls series. Justin has a passion for vinyl records, and loves to collect video game memorabilia. If he had one wish, it would be to travel back to 1984 Miami.

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