Microsoft has announced the worldwide release date for Gears of War 4 – October 11, 2016. Entertainment Weekly has also showed off the cover art, featuring the new game’s core squad, JD, Kait, and Del:
A multiplayer beta for the game will kick off later this month on April 18, and those who played Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One or Windows 10 will be able to participate in the beta on Xbox One. On April 24th the beta will will expand to all Xbox Live Gold members.
Developed by The Coalition, Gears of War 4 will not abandon one of the series’ most celebrated features. Rod Fergusson, studio head at The Coaltion, has confirmed during The Game Informer Show that the game will support split-screen in all modes.