Posted Tue Mar 15, 2016 at 08:56 AM PDT by Sophia Edwards
PAX East fan events also detailed.
Today, Microsoft has announced that the multiplayer beta for 'Gears of War 4' will kick off on April 18th and run until the 24th for those who have played 'Gears of War: Ultimate Edition' on Xbox One or Windows 10 up until April 11th. Additionally, an open beta period will begin on the 25th for all Xbox Live Gold members. For those who qualify for Early Access, Microsoft will begin sending out tokens in waves starting on the 18th, so it might take a little while before you get yours.
Microsoft have also detailed upcoming 'Gears of War 4' fan events that will be held at PAX East:
The Gears eSports ESL Pro League Season 2 finals will be LIVE from Boston at PAX East on Saturday, April 23. Fans can tune into the Gears of War Twitch channel to watch the best Gears of War ESL Pro teams square off for the championship title. We are also excited to announce we will be increasing the prize pool for Season 2 to $60,000 thanks to fan support of our Season 2 bundles! During the stream, we will also debut the worldwide exclusive reveal of a new competitive game mode for Gears of War 4. Those watching from home can tune into the stream for instructions on how to get the special Season 2 Finals weapon skin and a chance to win a limited edition custom Gears of War 4.
The Out of the Shadows: Inside Gears of War Multiplayer with The Coalition panel on Sunday, Apr. 24 at 10:30am in the Albatross Theater featuring a deeper dive in Gears of War 4 multiplayer and some special surprises. We’ll also be offering up some great prizes to any of our fans who turn up in Gears of War Cosplay! Gears fans who can’t make the show can take part in the fun from home LIVE on the Gears of War Twitch channel!
Lastly, fans at PAX East will be treated to Gears of War 4 Versus multiplayer located in the Xbox Booth.
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