If you can't wait until September 20, 2011, it's probably because you're a big Gears of War fan. If that's the case you likely already pre-ordered the standard edition of the game in order to get into the multiplayer beta that just ended on Sunday.
While it's sad that the beta is over, you can comfort yourself by checking out one of these special editions that were just announced today.
Limited Edition ($79.99 US)
An Octus award box and Octus service medal – Replicas of the honors bestowed on Adam Fenix, Marcus's father, for his work on the Hammer of Dawn.
Exclusive unlockable Adam Fenix multiplayer character
A fabric COG Flag
The personal effects of Adam Fenix, including his "Last Will and Testament," the initial Hammer of Dawn schematic, and other Fenix family mementos.
Epic Edition ($149.99 US)
A Limited Edition Marcus Fenix Statue – Designed by Epic Games Art Director Chris Perna and expertly crafted by the artisans at Triforce, this fine PVC statue collectible makes the ultimate living room centerpiece for any true "Gears" fan.
The Art and Design of 'Gears of War' by Tom Bissell - Through unprecedented access to the Epic Games team, acclaimed author Tom Bissell (Extra Lives) gives readers an incisive behind-the-scenes glimpse into one of the most celebrated sagas in video game history with 96 pages of interviews, photos, concept artwork and more.
Infected Omen Weapon Pack -- Custom multiplayer skins for the game's five starting weapons; Lancer, Retro Lancer, Hammerburst, Sawed-off Shotgun, and Gnasher Shotgun.
All the contents of the "Gears of War 3" Limited Edition.