Gears of War 4 is a third-person shooter that is developed by The Coalition and published for Windows 10 and Xbox One by Microsoft.
The game is a continuation of the long-running Gears of War series and serves as a direct sequel to the events portrayed in Gears of War 3.
The Academy Award-nominated screenwriter has previously also worked on movies such as Prometheus, Passengers, and more.
Cliff Bleszinski, who led the original Gears of War trilogy, says he was considering making the next game first person before Microsoft acquired the IP.
Netflix revealed the sales milestone after announcing a live-action feature film and animated series for the cover shooter.
Netflix and The Coalition are teaming up for a new live action movie adaptation of the Gears of War franchise, with an animated follow-up in also in the works.
The lead designer of the original Gears of War trilogy says Epic Games was unsure about where to take the franchise before selling it to Microsoft and The Coalition.
Reports have previously suggested that The Coalition is working on a remastered collection of the Gears of War series.
XboxEra co-founder Nick Baker believes the collection will be announced at the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase on June 12th.
Charting the highs and higher highs of Microsoft's third person shooter franchise.
That's a truly impressive number.
Our wishlist for the inevitable sequel.
From E-Day to the Swarm era, the series has delivered tons of memories.
The Coalition is winding down multiplayer support on its previous Gears title.
Torchlight and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will be available for Xbox 360 as well.
The free weekend starts on January 31st and ends on February 3rd.
After having proven themselves with Gears of War 4, The Coalition now wants to show what it's really about with the upcoming sequel.
Gears of War 4 shines on the Xbox One X in more than one way.
Scratch one game from the wish list.
Gears of War 4 might be added to the Xbox Game Pass roster of games on December 1st.
This looks amazing even at 1080p.
Visuals Mode, meanwhile, will let you run the game at 4K resolution- but keeps the framerate at 30fps.
"The release of the October Map Drop will coincide with our Xbox One X Ready Update in late October."
Bug fixes, Horde changes and more also part of new update.
With power left for other core improvements.
The Coalition talks about graphical improvements for 2016's shooter.
Experience all Versus and Horde modes for 10 hours.
Numerous rewards on offer for new players.
Plus, a bunch of new maps.
April 14th marks the day.
The game will be releasing in Japan on Xbox One and Windows 10 with no censorship.
Until now, the game had been unavailable in Japan.
Ranked play is seeing several changes.
'Maybe the next game can take more risks.'
Other features coming with the update as well.
Currently in the "trial" phase.
Pretty hefty patch, this one.
The future of competitive Gears of War 4 cross platform play depends on how this test goes.
Checkout and Drydock are the maps coming.
Anya Stroud, giant fish and familiar themes lurk within.
Backfilling for Horde matches also being looked into.
The Gears aren't enough to dethrone football.
Server side updates introduced to reduce lag.
They look delicious.
A complete guide for Gears of War 4.
A complete video walkthrough of Gears of War 4.
For Xbox One owners, Gears of War 4 marks a new era for video game visuals.
Something owed to the fans.
Elite Gear Pack costs reduced.
Time to put those tinfoil hats away, guys...
Some tech tips for Gears of War 4 PC version.
Download issues are apparently plaguing the PC version.
...But not quite like a phoenix, Gears of War returns.
This is a very nice gesture.
Can Gears of War 4 live up to the original trilogy?
A workaround or two might have been found.
The patch will be included in the digital version of the game.
73.3 GB space required.
Here there be spoilers, obviously.
Phil Spencer believes there's "multiple ways" to tell its story.
PC version "coming soon".
Gears of War is back and in a whole lot of new ways.
And it may not be as large as the PC version.
A graphical setting for future hardware.
Rod Fergusson on the usage of HDR in Gears of War 4.
One of the year's biggest game goes gold.
The Coalition talks issues with implementation.
It could be added later though.
Drama and high stakes are the name of the game,
The Swarm cometh.
85 cards to replace initial six Gear Packs.
Mayhem has a new name, and it is Horde Mode.
That said, they still do balance the game around keyboard and mouse play.
Benefits to having him in the campaign though.
Three character skins and two gun skins overall.
The greatest lineup in Xbox history.
More footage from the upcoming game.
Mike Rayner, Technical Director for The Coalition shares his thoughts about Scorpio.
Control remapping and 28 different graphics options confirmed.
Running at a full 60fps now!
Gears of MOBA.
The leaks were all true!
That's one hell of a great deal!
A Gears themed Xbox One may be coming.
Good luck finding that Easter Egg though.
Buy the Xbox One exclusive before 2016 ends and you'll receive the previous games for free.
"Is Microsoft going full Sega now?"
Horde mode DLC maps to be playable by all as long as host owns the same.
Less penalties seen in frame rate and resolution performance as a result.
Plus, an extremely neat throwback to the original trilogy.
Studio head Rod Fergusson details changed as of May 31st.
Multiplayer was almost left out as well.
Most of them, anyway.
It's all 'coming together' according to Phil Spencer.
Microsoft expects it to be "the biggest game of the year".
Rising budgets, and a desire to connect to the community directly, caused the shift.
"My fingers are crossed."
This is not worth $40...
Check out all-new screens and concept art for Gears of War 4.
Loads of new information, mostly about the multiplayer mode.
Get to cover.
People who pre-order the Ultimate Edition will get a chance to play the game 4 days early.
New modes, characters and maps arrive on April 25th.
Gears of War 4's multiplayer debut is impressive from a performance perspective.
Gears of War 4's multiplayer offers much of the same. How good or bad that is depends on you.
Fergusson notes that the studio is "actually testing systems" and seeking feedback.
The Coalition apologizes for the delay in sending out codes.
Get early access even if you didn't get Gears of War Ultimate Edition last year.
Find out what's in store with the beta.
Now betas have day one patches too.
Which, apparently, makes things easier from a development perspective.
Seriously, it's not a horror game.
Don't miss out on your chance to get into the beta early.
"It really is just about your choice."
Staggered access will reduce server loads during the Beta testing.
The grand daddy of Gears of War himself speaks up.
That's probably going to be disturbing to a lot of faint hearted people.
Dat headshot, tho.
"Hello darkness, my old friend."
Fear the swarm.
That means it's gonna be pretty.
Prepare for the next generation of Gears.
The Coalition's Rod Fergusson also talks about the upcoming beta.
The Coalition's Rod Fergusson talks about Epic's shift in development philosophy.
Developer aiming to create compelling characters and world.
This is the first deep dive into the characters.
The team does want to bring back suspense to the series.
Yeah. That Brink.
"Qualifying" Xbox Live Gold members get access on April 25th till May 1st.
Epic Games' Unreal Engine is being used in some of the biggest games out there.
The game looks gorgeous.
'A Windows 10 version is 'possible.'
A doomsday weapon has created deadly storms.
Events take place over a period of 24 hours.
Finally, some new information on the game!
Is Aaron Greenberg hinting at some titles staying on Xbox One?
You should play Gears of War Ultimate Edition by March 1 in order to get early access to Beta.
Xbox boss recalls feeling the same way about the first Gears of War.
Rod Fergusson wants this game to be as much of a game changer on the Xbox One as the original was on the Xbox 360.
Cliffy B remarks on the quality of writing in the upcoming sequel.
Developers used their judgement on a lot of things.
Microsoft outlines its various releases for the year.
The Coalition has successfully remastered a classic but can it create its own from scratch?
Everything you need to know about Gears of War 4.
Couch co-op gets a boost.
Anything they can do to make it feel like a Halo knockoff is much appreciated.
They're looking mighty pretty.
Get a good feel for how the new Gears of War plays ahead of its release.
The Coalition explains why it chose to remaster only the first game.
Still images from the recent trailer reveal the new characters and creatures.
The creator of the original seems impressed if not blown away by Gears of War 4.
Also, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition launching this August.
This E3 should be electrifying.
Microsoft will be going in guns blazing this year. Here's what to expect.
'We have plans to cheer you up.'
Xbox boss gives a small update on the status of the upcoming Black Tusk Studios shooter.
Also comments on Sony's upcoming PlayStation experience.
"Retro is OP. Nerf next game."
Oh for the love of, just show us something already, Microsoft!
This, despite Lester Speight stating earlier that he was contacted.
Lester Speight reveals that he's been contacted to reprise his role.
Bring the Rain.
Black Tusk Studio Manager Rod Fergusson teases a 'lower resolution' Gears of War.
Which is obvious since their situation is somewhat similar to what 343 Industries went through during Halo 4.
Have your questions answered by Rod Fergusson.
Using "bleeding edge" technology.
Does killing in the Gears of War universe really have to feel different, or can it just be fun every time?
Killer Instinct creator talks about the awesome concepts Black Tusk is toying with.
I like where this is (seemingly) headed.
The IP went to Microsoft simply because Gears doesn't fit with Epic's current direction.
It should be "bigger".
Microsoft Games Studios corporate VP says they're "still working through a plan" for the game.
Proclaims death of the "old guard".
Black Tusk is looking to create some imperfect heroes for the next Gears.
Phil Spencer also clarifies the reason for Black Tusk not mentioning its unannounced IP.
Former series producer for Epic explains why he's returned to develop Gears for Microsoft.
More information Gears to arrive later this year.
Phil Spencer comments on Microsoft's future with Gears of War
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