Gears of War 3 Beta Guide

Tyrannize GoW 3's beta battlegrounds with our detailed guide! UPDATED

Unlockables

Just about every unlockable character and weapon skin in the game is obtained by playing a specified number of matches in a certain game type. To carry over some of these Beta-exclusive unlockables, such as Cole Train in his Thrashball uniform, you must complete a number of matches using that character or weapon.

Weapon Skins

Chrome Hammerburst: Earned “Rookie Gear” Achievement in Gears of War 2

Urban Lancer: Played 5 TDM matches in the Beta

Urban Hammerburst: Played 5 KOTH matches in the Beta

Urban Retro Lancer: Played 5 CTL matches in the Beta

Urban Gnasher: Played 15 CTL matches in the Beta

Urban Sawed-off: Played 15 KOTH matches in the Beta

Gold Retro Lancer: Played 90 matches in the Beta

Gold Retro Lancer in Retail: Scored 100 Gold Retro Lancer kills (completing this challenge allows you to carry over this skin into the retail copy of Gears 3)

Flame Hammerburst: Played in week 1 of the Beta (available only to those who purchased Bulletstorm's “Epic Edition” and received early beta access)

Flame Lancer: Played in week 2 of the Beta

Flame Sawed-off: Played in week 3 of the Beta

Flame Hammerburst: Played in week 4 of the Beta

Characters

Anya Stroud: Played 10 TDM matches in the Beta

Flame Grenadier: Played 10 CTL matches in the Beta

Augustus Cole: Played 20 KOTH matches in the Beta

Kantus: Played 10 KOTH matches in the Beta

Damon Baird: Played 20 CTL matches in the Beta

Savage Theron: Played 40 TDM matches in the Beta

Cole Train: Played 50 matches in the Beta

Cole Train in Retail: Played 10 matches as Cole Train

Executions:

Each weapon has a unique execution that can be unlocked by obtaining a specific number of kills with that weapon.

May 4, 2011

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