Today The Coalition has announced the release date for their upcoming sequel Gears of War 4. 

The game will launch exclusively for Xbox One on October 11, 2016. This is the first of several reveals coming up for the game including “what’s in store for JD Fenix and the next generation of Gears heroes.”

The new iteration into the franchise will follow Marcus Fenix’s son and a couple of new characters. In a statement The Coalition said,

Harkening back to the dark and intense roots of the original classic, fans can expect a familiar, yet distinct evolution of gameplay, including brutal and intimate action, a heart-pounding campaign, genre-defining multiplayer and stunning visuals powered by Unreal Engine 4.

Players will be able to get their hands on the game soon as there will be a multiplayer beta period on Xbox One that will be available on Monday, April 18. Access to the multiplayer beta will be available to those who play Gears of War Ultimate Edition on Xbox One or PC by April 11. Beta codes will be delivered to participating players on April 18.

Additionally the official Gears of War 4 box art was released to Entertainment Weekly.

 

 

 

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