Gears of War Map Pack Debuts Thursday

The Gears of War “Hidden Fronts” multiplayer map pack is set to hit Xbox Live on Thursday at 9am GMT, offering four new maps — Bullet Marsh, Garden, Process and Subway — for 800 Microsoft Points. For those who don’t feel like paying for the new maps, you’ll have to wait until September 3rd for the map pack to become available free of charge. Here are descriptions and images of the new maps:

Bullet MarshBullet Marsh: In this Kryll-infested swamp, an old generator still powers the area lights. A few stray bullets could easily knock out the generator, leaving combatants to fend for themselves against the Kryll.

GardenGarden: This overgrown and crumbling conservatory still has a working fertilization and pesticide system. This system can pose a serious hazard to anyone who ventures into the greenhouse without first venting the air.

ProcessProcess: Teams must fight for control of this subterranean Imulsion processing plant, still active despite the cessation of thePendulum wars.

SubwaySubway: Timgad’s Central Subway station used to serve as a central hub for commuters. Now the tunnels are crawling with Locust.

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