Gears Of War 4 Release Date Announced; Cover Art Revealed


The release date of the upcoming Gears of War 4 has just been announced by the Coalition's  community director. Additionally, the game's cover art was revealed.

Gears of War 4

Rod Fergusson, studio head at The Coalition, already teased an upcoming announcement earlier today.  Director of community at The Coalition, Adam Fletcher, announced the release date for their upcoming shooter on the Xbox Wire site.

Gears fans, mark your calendars, as the next chapter in the Lancer-revving Gears of War saga is set to begin on Oct. 11 with the release of Gears of War 4.

It’s been almost a year since Gears of War 4 made its global debut at E3 2015, and today’s announcement is set to ignite a chain of upcoming revelations about what’s in store for JD Fenix and the next generation of Gears heroes.

Gears of War 4 marks the beginning of an epic new saga for one of gaming’s most celebrated franchises, as a new band of heroes rises to confront a fearsome new threat. Harkening back to the dark and intense roots of the original classic, fans can 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.

Eager to get a taste of Gears of War 4 before October? Don’t miss the multiplayer beta kicking off this month!

Beginning on April 18, fans who’ve played Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox OneorWindows 10 will be able to join the beta on Xbox One, which will expand to all Xbox Live Gold members on April 25. For more information on what to expect from the beta, check out our recent announcement highlighting the full details, and stay tuned to Xbox Wire for more exciting news in the coming weeks and months

Courtesy of Entertainment Weekly

Alongside the game's release date, website Entertainment Weekly revealed the new cover art for Gears of War 4. which we've included above. Interesting to note is that nothing has been said about the game  being exclusive to the Xbox One. Although a Windows 10 hasn't been mentioned either.

We'll update when we learn more about the upcoming Gears.