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Microsoft: No Gears of War 2 Lancer bundle from us

After dealing with a healthy does of confusion over the mysterious $130 Gears of War 2 Lancer bundle, we can finally say that we have this mystery solved. And you can chalk up all the bundle talk to big misunderstanding of words. Microsoft just informed us that:

"We have officially announced a Standard Edition ($59.99 USD) and Limited Edition ($69.99) for 'Gears of War 2', which will both be available on November 7th, 2008 worldwide. Retailers often create their own bundles to appeal to specific customers. The 'Lancer' bundle referenced at San Diego Comic-Con is not a package being offered by Microsoft Game Studios."

So, there you have it. Microsoft is not creating a third $130 GoW2 Lancer bundle SKU and Cliff (more than likely) was just talking about the Lancer replica being created exclusively through Amazon.com. Though, the door is still open to the possibility that Amazon.com may create a Gears of War 2 Lancer replica bundle itself, but we haven't heard any official info from them. You can now sleep soundly tonight and save your $130.

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