Gears of War 4 launches this fall, but if you want a chance to try out the game's multiplayer early, you're in luck: the beta begins next month, with a week of early access for players of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition.
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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition just got even more Ultimate: by playing this fall when it launches, you will also unlock access to the entire Gear of War collection through the Xbox One's upcoming Backward Compatibility.
If you've been thinking about getting an Xbox One but haven't done so yet, you might want to wait a bit longer. In August a Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Xbox One bundle is coming, and it includes access to the Gears of War 4 beta.
Xbox Live Gold subscribers will receive free downloadable copies of Assassin's Creed IV for the Xbox One and Gears of War 3 for Xbox 360 next month as part of Microsoft's ongoing Games With Gold campaign.
Many assumed that like the Halo series, the Gears of War series would be remastered and packaged together for the Xbox One and PC. A remaster is on the way, but it seems that it's only an upgrade of the first Gears of War game.
Black Tusk Studios, the studio Microsoft put in charge of Gears of War development, has been renamed The Coalition. The new studio will focus on the Gears of War franchise, and will have more to share at E3 later this month.
Microsoft Studios is now in control of the franchise rights for all existing and future Gears of War games, taking over for Epic Games. The company also confirms that Black Tusk Studios is the new series lead.
With its ridiculous action set pieces, Gears of War has always been destined for the movies. After six years of false starts, Epic Games is ready to try bringing Gears to the silver screen again, this time with Battleship producer Scott…