Gears of War 4 launches October 11

Release date set for Xbox One sequel.

Gears of War 4 will launch worldwide for Xbox One on October 11, Microsoft and The Coalition announced.

Here is the cover art, via Entertainment Weekly:

Gears of War 4

The beginning of a new saga for the Gears of War franchise, Gears of War 4 follows a new band of heroes as they rise to confront a fearsome new threat. It calls back to the “dark and intense” roots of the original Gears of War and promises 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.”

Beginning on April 18, a beta for users who purchased Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will begin, which will expand to all Xbox Live Gold members on April 25. It will run through May 1.

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