Coalition Studios and Microsoft Studios have announced that Gears of War 4 will launch worldwide on October 11.
The fifth instalment in the series 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 classic”, with fans being able to expect 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.”
A beta for users who purchased Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will begin on April 18, which will expand to all Xbox Live Gold members on April 25. It will run through May 1.