Microsoft Corp. and Epic Games Inc.’s Gears of War 3 for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked as the top-selling game product this week at U.S. retailers post launch of the sequel.

This week, Gears of War 3 ranked as the No. 1 best-selling product in Inc.’s Video Games division, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s online division, Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division, and GameStop Corp.’s online division.

This week, customers who purchase Gears of War 3 at will receive a $20 Bonus.

In addition, it is offering a $40 Bonus with the purchase of the Xbox 360 320GB Gears of War 3 Bundle.

Gears of War 3 is sold in a standard, Limited, and Epic Edition.

The Limited Edition SKU includes an Octus Service Medal, Adam Fenix Multiplayer Character, Fenix Family Mementos & Fabric COG Flag, and the Octus Award Box display case for the Octus Service Medal at $79.99.

Gears of War 3 Epic Edition includes Gears of War 3 Limited Edition, a collectible Marcus Fenix statue, The Art and Design of Gears of War, and the Infected Omen Weapon Pack – custom multiplayer skins for the game’s five starting weapons; Lancer, Retro Lancer, Hammerburst, Sawed-off Shotgun, and Gnasher Shotgun at $149.99.

In Gears of War 3, users fight as Marcus Fenix, leader of Delta Squad, 18 months after the fall of the last human city.

Epic Games Inc. in Oct. said Gears of War 3 will utilize dedicated servers to facilitate online play.

The dedicated servers are said to offer balance and optimized online play. In addition, the development team has made online code improvements.

Microsoft in Sept. began sale of the new limited edition Xbox 360 320GB Gears of War 3 Bundle at $399.99.

In 2012 it will sell the Xbox 360 Limited Edition Star Wars Kinect Bundle at $449.99.

Current Xbox 360 stand-alone SKUs include the Xbox 360 250GB hardware at $299.99 and the Xbox 360 4GB hardware at $199.99.

Bundle SKUs include the Xbox 360 250GB Kinect Special Edition Bundle at $399.99 and the Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect bundle at $299.99.

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