According to gaming insiders, “the blockbuster sequel to the fastest-selling game of 2006, recently surpassed the total pre-sale orders of the original Gears of War and is poised to become the must-have video game this holiday season.” Video after the break.

Over 20,000 retail stores worldwide will have Gears of War 2 on sale at 12:01 a.m. on November 7th as part of the Midnight Mayhem launch program.

[via IGN]