Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition Throws In All Gears Of War Games For Free

Posted: Aug 4 2015, 12:36am CDT | by , in Technology News


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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Throws in All Gears of War Games for Free

Microsoft announces a huge deal for Gears of War fans ahead of gamescom 2015.

Microsoft announced at the gamescom 2015 a treat for Gears of War fans.

Gamers who buy the new Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, or the Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle, will be able to get the entire Gears collection via Xbox One Backward Compatibility.

By playing Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox Live from Aug. 25 through Dec. 31, 2015, gamers get access to Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgment in Backward Compatibility when it launches this fall.

In Gears of War: Ultimate Edition,fans can enjoy the complete remastering of the original game, reimagined from the ground up with next-gen graphics, recaptured and rebuilt cinematics, and modernized gameplay for an even better experience.

The new maps, modes and missions, early access to the Gears of War 4 multiplayer beta, new Achievements, improved haptic feedback and an additional difficulty level round out the offering.

All Gears of War titles will be supported on Backward Compatibility when it launches publicly this fall.

This means owners of Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 or Gears of War: Judgment on Xbox 360 are able to play them on their Xbox One and utilize some of the new features like Game DVR, Snap, screenshots and more.

Gamers can keep all their previously-saved files, game add-ons, achievements and play with friends on Xbox Live no matter which Xbox console they’re on.

The Xbox One preview program gives access to the original Gears of War is available now in Backward Compatibility.

As announced at E3 2015, Xbox One Backward Compatibility is all about giving gamers the ability to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One.

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will be released on August 25. The game is available for pre-order on

Microsoft says that their will be more announcements at the gamescom 2015 this week in Germany.

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