Starting on May 8, participants in the Gears of War 3 beta will be able to share up to five invite codes with friends for the last weekend of beta if they take part in a few marketing efforts from Epic. Players that are already members of the beta will automatically get one beta invite to share with friends, and for doing one of each of four additional tasks, you'll get one code. Here's what you've got to do to get the extra codes:
- Purchasing any Gears of War content from Xbox LIVE Marketplace—that includes game add-ons, games from Games on Demand, and Avatar gear.
- Spending 20 or more hours playing the beta from today on, helping us make Gears of War 3 a better experience.
- Adding 12 months of Xbox LIVE Gold to your membership—if you already have several months or more remaining, the time will be added on to the end of your subscription.
- Having at least 100 hours of gameplay logged on the Gears of War franchise. That includes single player and multiplayer across Gears of War, Gears of War 2, and their add-ons.
Gears of War 3 is coming out for the Xbox 360 on September 20, 2011.