Microsoft Unveils Gears of War 4
Ryan Bloom / Jun 15th, 2015 No Comments
Microsoft studio The Coalition announced the latest iteration of the Gears of War franchise, Gears of War 4, during its press conference at E3 2015.
Gears of War 4 is expected to release holiday 2016 exclusively for Xbox One.
The game features a new cast of characters and enemy types along with the same third-person shooter gameplay and famous Gears of War violence. The Coalition showed off gameplay captured directly from an Xbox One.
The game is the first title in the series to be handled by The Coalition. All previous Gears of War games were developed by Epic Games.
Microsoft also officially announced Gears of War Ultimate Edition, an updated version of the original Gears of War. The 2006 Xbox 360 title will receive a number of enhancements, including upgraded visuals, 60 fps frame rate and improved multiplayer features.
Gears of War Ultimate Edition is set to release Aug. 25 for Xbox One. A beta for the game will begin this week.
The gameplay preview of Gears of War 4 from E3 2015 can be viewed below.
Gears of War 4 Trailer
Microsoft was gearing up to announce a new Gears of War game at E3 2015, but Gears of War 4 comes as a bit of surprise. While it was nice to see actual gameplay, the game is still a long ways off, and it’d be nice to fill in some of the details on where it picks up from Gears of War 3.
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