Microsoft has announced that they will be offering a few special editions of Gears of War 4 when it is released worldwide on October 11th. Those who are big fans of the series and have cash burning a hole in their pocket will likely be interested in picking up the $249.99 Gears of War 4: Collector’s Edition that comes with a copy of the game, Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition SteelBook and Season Pass, JD Fenix on COG Bike Premium Statue (11 inches in length), Frag Grenade key chain (6 inches in length), in-game bonus content in the form of three Gears Crates, and a premium packaging box.
This version also provides players with early access to Gears of War 4 allowing them to play the title on October 7th, four days before the game’s full release. As for the aforementioned season pass, it will include exclusive Vintage VIP Pack featuring Vintage JD and two Vintage weapon skins, permanent access to 24 additional DLC maps (two per month for a year) for private play on dedicated servers, an exclusive Developer Playlist that grants access to new maps, modes, and features that can be tested prior to broad release and six Gear Packs (which unlock character and weapon skins, emblems, equipment and boosts).
For fans who aren’t that eager for all the bonuses a $99.95 US / $139.95 AUD can opt for the Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition that is priced at and contains:
- Gears of War 4
- Gears of War 4 Season Pass
- A limited edition SteelBook
- Early Access to Gears of War 4 on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016