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Publisher Microsoft Studio Epic Games Genre Shooter Release Date 11/7/08

This future contract pays 1 DKP for each 10,000 units of Gears of War 2 (Xbox 360) sold in the US in the retail month of November 2008 according to the NPD Group. This retail month runs from November 2, 2008 to November 29, 2008. This contract expires at 11:30 PM PST on December 10, 2008.

Gears of War 2 Eclipses 4 Million Sold

GameDaily - January 15, 2009

Submitted by TheSmilkman (1172) at 7:37PM PST on January 15, 2009

Speaking exclusively to GameDaily BIZ, Gears of War 2 global product manager Guy Welch announced that the title sold over 4 million copies in its first two months on the market. This is double the pace of the original Gears of War, which sold 2 million during that period.
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Gears 2 Passes 3 million

Edge - December 8, 2008

Submitted by soupsoup (8) at 3:18PM PST on December 8, 2008

After reaching 2 million units sold in its opening weekend, Epic Games told Edge on Monday that Gears of War 2 has rapidly hit another milestone. Epic Games VP Mark Rein said in an e-mail, "Microsoft confirmed to me this afternoon that Gears of War 2 sell-through surpassed 3 million units as of last week." 2006's original Gear of War took around ten weeks to hit the same mark. Gears 2 did it in four.
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Gears 2 Monster debut: 2,100,000 Units Day 1

VGchartz - November 8, 2008

Submitted by OuterHaven (161) at 5:19PM PST on November 8, 2008

According to early retailer reports, and user polls, Gears of War 2 is shaping up to be one of the biggest Xbox 360 titles to date.Using the aforementioned data, Gears of War 2 looks to have debuted to midnight and Friday sales of 1,400,000 units in North America, and 700,000 units in 'Others' territories. This would be roughly 20% lower, by comparison, to Halo 3's massive debut, which wound up with 3.8 million units sold it's first week on the market.
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Preorders Past the Original Already

Shacknews - October 14, 2008

Submitted by Joe80 (2) at 1:34PM PST on October 14, 2008

Pre-sales for Epic's cover-heavy action sequel Gears of War 2 (360) have surpassed the total pre-sale orders for the original Gears of War, publisher Microsoft has announced.
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Gears of War sells 2 Million Units

MajorNelson - November 12, 2008

Submitted by welshbloke (31) at 2:41AM PST on November 12, 2008

In addition to the 2 million copies of Gears of War 2 that flew off the shelves over the weekend, LIVE was pretty active as well. More than 1.5 million people signed into "Gears of War 2" during the weekend, racking up a total 15 million gameplay hours and helping set a new record for concurrent LIVE players. These players also collectively unlocked more than 19 million GoW2 Achievements
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