Gears of War 4 Windows 10 & Xbox One Updates Improve Matchmaking Times & Fixes Campaign Blocking Issue


The Coalition has released a Gears of War 4 title update for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC which fixes a blocking issue in the game’s campaign. Additionally, a server-side update has been deployed to improve matchmaking times alongside some other tweaks.

Community manager “TC Octus” announced the updates on the official Gears of War 4 forums overnight.

A small Gears 4 title update for both Windows 10 PC and Xbox One aims to fix an issue within the game’s campaign mode that can block progress. On PC, the update weighs in at 300MB, while the Xbox One update is 200MB in size.

Check out the details for the title and server side updates below:

Gears of war 4 Title Update
We have released a small Title Update which is rolling out now to address a known issue that can block progress and require a Chapter Restart in Act 3, Chapter 5.

On Xbox One, this title update will be approximately 200mb.

On Windows 10, this title update will be approximately 300mb. In addition, you will need to ensure you update to the latest OS to receive this Title Update and future Title Updates. Please update now to get this patch.

You can update by going to Settings > Update & security > Windows Update, and select Check for updates. If Windows Update says your PC is up to date, you have all the updates that are currently available.

If you launch the game on Windows 10 without the update, you will get a message that an update is required to play with a link to the store. Clicking this link only minimizes the game when it takes you to the Store - please close the game fully before updating to avoid errors.

Gears of war 4 Live Updates

Matchmaking Update
Our Online Services team continue to work around the clock on rectifying some of the matchmaking issues encountered by players. We have deployed another server side update which we anticipate will improve matchmaking times. We'll be monitoring it's impact closely.

Dodgeball Rounds To Win Increase
Rounds to Win: 3 -> 4
We’ve increased the Rounds to Win limit to extend the time spent in Dodgeball matches, which our data and fan feedback indicates is currently running a little on the low side.

Credits Change
We’ve made some changes to the Credit Gain rate based on our data and fan feedback. Please read more about that HERE

Gears of War 4 is available now for Windows 10 PC and Xbox One.