Microsoft has revealed a new gameplay trailer for Gears of War 4‘s multiplayer, this trailer showcases the game’s brutal weapons in action (Drop Shot, Buzz kill) and new abilities such as vault kick, yank, new executions and also additional maps (Dam, Foundation, Habor, and more).
In addition to that a number gameplay modes are also highlighted; Dodgeball is described as “the ultimate Gears clutch mode,” Co-op Versus allows players take on AI, and Escalation which places power weapons on the map. 5 fan favourite modes such as; Team Deathmatch, King of the Hill, Guardian, Execution and Warzone were also shown. And are all 60 FPS dedicated servers LAN ready. Watch the video below;
The Coalition intends to reveal the Escalation mode fully on April 22 at 11 a.m. EDT/8 a.m. PT on Twitch. During the event, gameplay and digital weapon skins will be revealed and also rare items will be given away. Those at PAX East can attend the Out of the Shadows: Inside Gears of War Multiplayer with The Coalition panel on April 24 at 10:30 a.m. EDT/7:30 a.m. PT at the Albatross Theater.
Gears of War 4 is set to launch on October 11 for Xbox One. The game’s multiplayer beta is currently ongoing for gamers who played Gears of War Ultimate Edition before April 11. The open beta is set to begin April 25 and will be available to all Xbox Live Gold members, it concludes May 1. Pre-order your own copy of the game by clicking here.
Gears of War is a video game franchise created and originally owned by Epic Games, developed and managed by The Coalition, and owned and published by Microsoft Studios. The series focuses on the conflict between humanity, the subterranean reptilian hominids known as the Locust Horde, and their mutated counterparts, the Lambent. Gears of War 4 is the fifth installment in the Gears of War series and the fourth main installment. It is a third-person shooter video game.