Microsoft and Epic have announced an open beta for Gears of War 3. The game was only just confirmed for a September 20 release date later this year. The public beta will launch sometime mid-April.
The beta will include three new versus modes across four new maps. Two of which fans can vote for over at the Gears of War Facebook page, maps include Overpass, Old Town, Mercy and Trenches. In addition, those that purchased the Epic Edition of Bulletstorm will be enjoying early access to the Gears of War 3 beta.
Gears of War 3 was initially slated for a release in April until it was postponed indefinitely due to "marketing reasons." The game will hit Xbox 360s on September 20 later this year.