Tagged: The Coalition

Earlier this week we told you about an event this weekend that will allow you to play Gears of War 4 on your Xbox against players playing on PC this weekend. This event is to allow The Coalition to test whether cross-play is a viable permanent option. It has now been announced that after this event Gears of War 4 will get a large update adding a lot of new content. This update will roll out on December the 6th and will include “Gearmas” goodies, 2 new multiplayer maps, as well as some new fixes and improvements to the overall … Read More »

You got a friend who plays Gear of War on PC, but you play on Xbox? Ever wanted to curb stomp their virtual face into virtual pavement? This weekend might be just the ticket. The Coalition have announced that the Crossplay Versus playlist will be available this weekend as a test to “evaluate the potential of a more permanent crossplay solution in the future to allow Windows 10 and Xbox One gamers to play together in Versus outside of Private Matches.” As an added incentive, you’ll earn increased XP for win/loss match completion. You might never even match up with a … Read More »

Campaign – Ashley Bates The Adventures of Delta Squad Jnr had some big shoes to fill, and not just because Marcus Fenix is a mountain of a man. We’d spent 3 games, 4 if you count the prequel, bonding with those slabs of meat, sharing in their victories and mourning for their losses. It would take a lot for us to be completely sold on JD, Kait and Del, and whilst Gears of War 4 offers a fun and challenging campaign, there is a little something missing. The next generation offer something a little different to the original characters. They’re … Read More »

One of today’s biggest duo’s in Hip-Hop; Run the Jewels, have been included as a digital purchase in Gears of War 4. Both Killer Mike and El-P are playable characters in Multiplayer and Horde 3.0 Mode, and comes with them are: bounties, emblems and weapon skins, which are all ‘Run the Jewel’ themed. The addition unfortunately, is only available as an Air Drop; Gears of War 4’s paid DLC, and will not be available to unlock through regular packs. The duo have lent their vocal talents and likeness to the game, as part of a partnership deal with The Coalition and Xbox. … Read More »

We’re starting to see an abundance of games celebrating special occasions, allowing you to acquire limited-time gear or take part in special events. Gears of War 4 is the next title to adopt this feature. So to celebrate the spooky tradition that is Halloween, Gears of War 4 are hosting their first limited-time event – Pumpkin Ball. Pumpkin Ball is basically the Dodgeball mode in the playlist, with some slight changes to speed up the game. Respawn timers have been reduced to just 1 second and respawn protection is much shorter. You’ll notice pumpkin heads make an appearance, replacing your regular heads and adding bonus XP rewards into the … Read More »

Today we found that the current double XP bonus players are getting for playing Gears of War 4 will be extended. In a statement on the official Gears of War twitter, we found out that the double XP bonus will last until Tuesday. We've extended #GearsofWar4 Double XP until Tuesday! Level up those Horde Classes and battle towards your next Re-Up. pic.twitter.com/zzERkOLa6V — Gears of War (@GearsofWar) October 17, 2016 The XP boost was only supposed to last over the weekend but due to some unexpected server issues yesterday evening, the studio has decided to extend it. Versus Social and Horde … Read More »

According to a forum post by The Coalition, a small Xbox One title update will iron out the ‘hitching’ issues some players have experienced in the early part of Gears of War 4  multi-player matches. Hitching is a short period of extreme lag, and this small (218MB) update should solve the problem for Xbox One users. A Title Update will be available for Gears of War 4 today. Read more here: https://t.co/oFp8xq6HMS — Gears of War (@GearsofWar) October 14, 2016 There’s no equivalent patch for Windows 10 players, though, as the PC game didn’t have the same issue. However, because … Read More »

With Gears of War 4 coming soon, fans are eager to jump back into the beloved world of a duck and cover 3rd person shooter from Microsoft and The Coalition.  But what if Gears of War strayed away from its famed 3rd person shooter experience?  This has been rumored thanks to an interview with with Xbox head Phil Spencer and The Coalition creative director Chuck Osieja. During an interview the two were offered the question “If Gears of War could expand into any other gaming genre, what would it be?” Phil Spencer went right into defensive mode telling Osieja to … Read More »

Gears Of War 4, one of the most highly anticipated titles of this year is very close to release. With that in mind The Coalition has released information on the Pre-Install Time and date so we can be ready on launch day!! The Pre-Install was 12:00am last night, so if you have pre-ordered Gear 4 get cracking and download now, be warned the download is 53.4GB. If you would like to stay up to date with all the latest Xbox One news, reviews, competitions and information, make sure you like ourFacebook page, join our Facebook group or subscribe to our YouTube channel. … Read More »

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