Those who pre-order Gears of War: Judgment at participating retailers will receive an exclusive weapon: the Classic Hammerburst. Along with this in-game multiplayer weapon, there will also be retailer-specific content announced at a later time.

“The Classic Hammerburst was the standard-issue assault rifle of the Locust Army during their E-Day onslaught. Highly accurate with a six-round burst, the Classic Hammerburst helped give the Locust a decisive advantage,” posted Larry Hryb. “Additional incentives will be available from participating retailers in the coming weeks, including exclusive multiplayer character skins Young Marcus, Young Dom, Anya and Alex Brand. Please visit and your favorite game retailer’s site for more information, and stay tuned in the coming months for more news on “Gears of War: Judgment.”