Gears of War 4 - Before You Buy

Gears of War 4 is coming out tomorrow. It is a third person cover based shooter developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios.
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Here are some interesting facts you should know about the game before you buy it. They could help you decide if you’d want to purchase it or not.

gears of war 4 before you buyHere are some facts about the game:

  • Gears of War 4 takes place around 25 years after the last game’s story. The campaign is about 10 hours long. You will be fighting two new types of enemies – the COG’s robotic army and the Swarm.
  • The protagonist is James Dominic Fenix, son of Marcus Fenix, who was the main character in the first game. There are also two brand new characters to the series – Kait Diaz and Delmont Walker.
  • A 5-player coop mode, called Horde mode, will be available. In it, players will need to work together to hold a position against waves of monsters. A mini boss will appear every tenth wave. There will also be a portable station that will let you buy defenses and weapons, called the fabricator.
  • There are many hidden collectibles in the main story that you can seek out.
  • There will be 5 player classes in multiplayer: Sniper, Engineer, Solider, Scout and Heavy. You can play Dodgeball, Escalation, Team Deathmatch, King of the Hill, Guardian, Execution and Warzone.
  • There are 2 new weapons in the game called Buzzkill and Dropshot. Buzzkill fires buzzsaws and shreds your enemies to pieces. Dropshot fires flying mines with drills attached at the end, that can be used for some brutal kills.
  • The game uses the Play Anywhere feature. Purchasing one copy of the game will let you play it on both Windows 10 and Xbox One. All your saves, achievements, purchases and progression will be saved on your Microsoft account.
  • A season pass is also available. Purchasing it will grant you access to all downloadable content, multiplayer maps, new weapons and skins.
  • Gears of War 4 will be released on October 11th on Xbox One and PC. If you get the ultimate edition you will have a chance to play it 4 days early, on October 7th. Preordering the game grants you exclusive character and weapon skins, such as Zombie Dom, Old Man Marcus and Tomorrow Anya.
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