Instead Of Gears Of War, Japan Gets Halo Wars On Games With Gold

By Spencer . December 3, 2013 . 12:13am

imageMicrosoft Japan made another Games With Gold switch. Instead of giving out Gears of War this month, Japan gets Halo Wars as a free game with an Xbox Live Gold membership.


Why? Gears of War is rated CERO Z in Japan, which is an adults only rating and Microsoft doesn’t give CERO Z titles out as Games With Gold in Japan. Resident Evil Code: Veronica replaced Dead Rising 2 in Japan and JoyRide Turbo was given out in place of Fable III.

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  • John Diamond

    it’s time to party like it’s 2009

  • Göran Isacson

    … Well that’s not exactly a way to win favor with the Japanese: Halo Wars is just not a very good game at all.

  • Happy Gamer

    Tey even have Gears 1 dubbed in Japanese. I wonder why they did this. I find Gears a much better title than Wars…

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