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Gears of War 4

A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy.

Xbox Play Anywhere: Pre-order the digital game, and it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. This does not apply for physical disc copies.

Available October 11, 2016

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Console: Xbox One
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“9/10 score”


“…the series best since the original.” 93/100

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“A new era of Gears of War is here, and it’s fantastic”



Join the Coalition in Gears of War 4: LIVE on
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Pre-order for exclusive character and weapon skins

Pre-order and receive the exclusive “Brothers to the End” Elite Gear Pack with:

  • Zombie Dom
  • Old Man Marcus
  • Tomorrow Anya
  • Gold Wave Lancer Weapon Skin
  • Gold Wave Gnasher Weapon Skin

Pre-order and play 4 days early

Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition allows you start playing Gears of War 4 four days earlier, starting on October 7. The Ultimate Edition includes the Season Pass which contains:

  • The exclusive Vintage VIP Pack, featuring Vintage JD, the Vintage Gnasher and Dropshot weapon skins, Vintage JD Emblem and Vintage JD Bounty for extra XP
  • Permanent access to 24 additional DLC maps (two per month per year) for private play
  • Access to an exclusive Developer Playlist where new maps, modes and features can be tested prior to broad release
  • The Starter Airdrop, a collection of 17 assorted Gear Packs

Gears lives on

Gears lives on

For ten years, you've been doing us proud. And we've got the numbers to prove it.

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Never Fight Alone

Enjoy two-player co-op campaign with friends locally via split-screen over Xbox Live. Player 2 can select either Kait or Del.

Horde 3.0

Team up with four others and battle wave after wave of increasingly difficult enemies by choosing your combat class, leveling up your skills and deploying fortifications anywhere on the map.

Explosive Versus Multiplayer

Compete online in new and favorite game types, all at 60fps on dedicated servers. A new visible ranking system means fairer matchmaking for social, competitive and professional players alike.

Redefined Cover Gameplay

New weapons, close-cover combat moves and combat-knife executions turn each piece of cover into an offensive opportunity.

Anywhere is a great place to play

Experience the freedom to play your games wherever you want. Now when you own an Xbox Play Anywhere title, it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost.

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Elite Controller

Get the accessory that's right for you.

Whether you're gearing up for the next level of online play or grabbing another pad to play co-op with friends, there's an accessory to suit your every need.

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Get a great selection of Gears of War 4 wallpapers and backgrounds for your console, desktop or mobile!

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Release date:
October 11, 2016
Microsoft Game Studios
Xbox One and Windows 10
The Coalition

Game Features

1 player
1 - players
2 - 5 players


A new saga begins with you

It takes a lot of gears to fight like a machine. The opening chapter in a new Fenix saga, Gears of War 4, launches in just a few short weeks.

Get in on the legacy by pre-ordering from the Xbox Store and take home up to 15,000 Rewards Credits. And Early Recruits, never fear. We’re rewarding our members who ALREADY pre-ordered as well.

Now gear up, soldier, and be a cog in the Rewards machine.

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Shop the official Gears of War Store

Get booted and suited like never before and bring Gears of War into your lifestyle. From prints and apparel to growlers and barware, the Gears of War Store has fresh designs and old favorites, all delivered to your door.

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Play with friends on the most advanced multiplayer network, get free games, and receive exclusive discounts.

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† 4K streaming with select apps, see HDR functionality with supported games and TVs.

    * Includes Xbox 360 titles Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgment. Each title works as part of the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. 32GB of hard drive space required. To qualify, purchase a retail version of the game or purchase and redeem Gears of War 4 on Xbox Live by 31st December 2016. Tokens for download will be sent in waves through Xbox Live in-dash message system within one month of redemption. Must be 18+. Xbox One, broadband internet (ISP fees apply) and Xbox Live membership required. Not available in all markets. See for the latest information.