Microsoft is celebrating the upcoming Gears of War 5 with a limited edition console release, the company announced today with a trailer and blog post. The Xbox One X Gears 5 Limited Edition Bundle is priced at $499, while there’s an Xbox One S version for $299. Select accessories are also available to pre-order from today.
Designed by The Coalition and the Xbox Industrial Design Team, the new Xbox One X design is the first the Project Scorpio Edition, Microsoft notes. The console bundle includes:
- Limited edition Xbox One X
- Xbox Wireless Controller
- Gears 5 Kait Diaz Limited Edition
- A full-game download of Gears 5 Ultimate Edition
- A full-game download of Gears of War Ultimate Edition
- Full-game downloads of Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, and Gears of War 4
- 1-month memberships to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold
- In-game Ice Kait and the Ice Jack Character Skins
The console’s design is described as featuring “a never-before-seen dark translucent casing and laser-etched cracks across the console’s icy top surface, with snow drifting across a golden Locust symbol on the back.”
But if you’re not in the market for a full console bundle then select accessories are also available. These are as follows:
Wireless Controller – Gears 5 Kait Diaz Limited Edition ($74.99), featuring a snow-weathered design inspired by Kait’s armor, a textured trigger grip, and rubberized diamond grip.
Limited Edition Gears 5 Kait Diaz Xbox Pro Charging Stand ($49.99) from Controller Gear.
Razer Thresher – Gears 5 Edition wireless headset, which includes bonus in-game item and Lancer weapon skin will also be included within the Gears 5 Edition headset. The Razer Thresher for Xbox One will be available in September, more details come.
A wireless keyboard and mouse designed for Xbox One comes in with the Razer Turret for Xbox One – Gears 5 Edition and Razer Thresher – Gears 5 Edition. available in September for $299.99
Seagate Game Drive for Gears 5 Special Edition, which “also includes a Lancer weapon skin, Supply Drops for use in Gears 5, and a 1-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership to play Gears 5 in early access four days early before its September 10 launch.” GameStop will be stocking a 5TB version, too.
You can check out the console trailer for yourself below:
In related Xbox and Gears of War news, Games with Gold is headlined by Gears of War 4 in August, giving you just enough time to get up to speed with the story if you haven’t already.