32shares After its global debut at E3 2015, we’ve finally got news on when you can start revving up those lancers. Gears of War 4 will burst on to the scene 11 Oct 2016. 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 One or Windows 10 will be able to join the beta on Xbox One, which will expand to all Xbox Live Gold members on April 25.