Gears of War 4 Set For October 11th Release

Microsoft has announced an October 11th release date for the highly anticipated “Gears of War 4” which will come to Xbox One on that date. The cover art for the game is also out via EW and shows the three main characters (JD Fenix, Kait Diaz, and Del Walker) along with new weapons.

Pegged as the first in a new story, this Unreal Engine 4-powered entry follows a new band of heroes that rises to confront a fearsome new threat. The multiplayer beta for the game kicks off on April 18th for fans who’ve played “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” on Xbox One or Windows 10. The beta will expand to all Xbox Live Gold members on April 25th.