Microsoft has confirmed that Gears of War Judgment has been leaked to torrent sites.
The company said in a statement issued to CVG: "We are aware of isolated cases in which Gears of War: Judgment content has been propped on the Web and are working closely with our security teams and law enforcement to address the situation immediately.
Microsoft has announced a Gears of War: Judgment release date of March 19, 2013 in the US and March 22 in the UK, as well as a range of bonuses for customers who place Gears of War: Judgment pre-orders.
The upcoming Gears prequel will see players taking control of Baird and Cole as they experience the first battles in the war with the Locusts. Get our hands-on impressions of the campaign in this Gears of War: Judgment preview.
A pre-release build of Gears of War 3, playable but in a very visible state of incompleteness, was also leaked onto the internet two months before the game's September 2011 release.