Gears of War 4’s Multiplayer Beta Kicks Off on April 18; Open Beta Coming April 25

on March 15, 2016 10:24 AM

With a ton of new screenshots and info having recently been released for the upcoming Gears of War 4, the latest installment in the series will soon be in the hands of players in just about a month as the game’s big multiplayer beta will officially kick off next month.

Microsoft announced that the multiplayer beta for Gears of War 4 will begin starting on April 18. Players that own and have played Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will be eligible to participate in the beta for early access from April 18 – 24: after that, the open beta will begin on April 25 – May 1 for “all qualifying Xbox Live Gold members” on Xbox One.

Beta tokens for early access will be given in waves for both Gears of War: Ultimate Edition players on Xbox One or PC for the early access portion of the beta. In addition, Microsoft is also extending the timeframe for players to gain beta access, allowing players to play/login to Gears of War: Ultimate Edition by 11pm PDT on April 11th, 2016 for beta access.

Gears of War 4 will release for Xbox One in 2016.

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