Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. For a limited time, purchase and redeem your copy of Gears of War 4 and get the entire Xbox 360 Gears of War collection for use on Xbox One!* A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy. Never Fight Alone: Enjoy two-player co-op campaign with friends locally via split-screen or over Xbox Live. Player 2 can select either Kait or Del. Horde 3.0: Team up with four others and battle wave after wave of increasingly difficult enemies by choosing your combat class, leveling up your skills and deploying fortifications anywhere on the map. Explosive Versus Multiplayer: Compete online in new and favorite game types, all at 60fps on dedicated servers. A new visible ranking system means fairer matchmaking for social, competitive and professional players alike. *Requires broadband internet to download, and 70-80 GB of hard drive space. Offer not available in Japan or China. The Xbox 360 Gears of War collection includes Xbox 360 titles Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgment. Each title works as part of the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. 32GB of hard drive space required. To qualify, purchase and redeem Gears of War 4 on Xbox Live by December 31 2016. Tokens for download will be sent in waves through Xbox Live in-dash message system within one month of redemption. Must be 17+. Xbox One, broadband internet (ISP fees apply) and Xbox Live membership required. Not available in all markets. See for the latest information.

Available on

Xbox One

Xbox One




  • Co-op Local- 2 players
  • Co-op Online- 2 to 5 players
  • Multiplayer Online- 2 to 10 players
  • Cross Platform Multiplayer

System Requirements

These only apply to PC and phones.
OS Windows 10
Architecture x64, X64
Keyboard Integrated Keyboard
Mouse Integrated Mouse
DirectX DirectX 12 API, Hardware Feature Level 11
Memory 8 GB
Video Memory 2 GB
Processor Intel i5 3470 | AMD FX-6300
Graphics Geforce 750 Ti | Radeon R7 260X
OS Windows 10
Architecture x64, X64
Keyboard Integrated Keyboard
Mouse Integrated Mouse
DirectX DirectX 12 API, Hardware Feature Level 11
Memory 8 GB
Video Memory 4 GB
Processor Intel i5 4690 | AMD FX-8350
Graphics Geforce 970 or Geforce 1060 | Radeon R9 290X or Radeon RX 480

Additional info

Published by
Microsoft Studios

Release date

Approximate download size
54.65 GB – 80 GB


  • Age rating
  • Entertainment Software Rating Board


    Blood and Gore

    Intense Violence

    Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB

    Strong Language

Use your microphone
Access your Internet connection
Access your Internet connection and act as a server.
Access your home or work networks
Generate code dynamically

Install on your home Xbox One console and a Windows 10 PC plus have access when you’re connected to your Microsoft account

Language supported
English (United States)
Dansk (Danmark)
Nederlands (Nederland)
Suomi (Suomi)
Norsk, Bokmål (Norge)
Português (Portugal)
Español (México)
Svenska (Sverige)
Türkçe (Türkiye)
Français (France)
Deutsch (Deutschland)
Italiano (Italia)
日本語 (日本)
Polski (Polska)
Português (Brasil)
Русский (Россия)
Español (España, Alfabetización Internacional)
English (Canada)
English (United Kingdom)
Français (Canada)
English (Australia)
English (New Zealand)
English (Singapore)

Publisher Info
Publisher Website
Publisher Support

Additional terms
Xbox Live code of conduct
Gears of War 4 privacy policy
Gears of War 4 licence terms
*Online multiplayer features require Xbox Live Gold account membership

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Platform: PC

Updated got to download

To those who computer crashes when downloading the game if you have Killer Network manager installed disable it. Still the windows store need a lot improvement with download management.

7 out of 9 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox

Gears Is Back

Had high expectations and they were more then excceded awesome addition in the multiplayer rank system would have liked to see more of Delta squad and the Grub Killer though

6 out of 7 people found this helpful.




Platform: PC

Xbox play anywere

Bravo pour la nouvelle technologie. Il était temps que cela se fasse. Cependant, pourquoi empêcher des amis sur différentes consoles de faire du pvp. C'est complètement absurde. Il n'y a aucun avantage de jouer avec une souris ou un clavier à ce jeu. Pour ma part, je préfère brancher ma manette et jouer sur mon ordi avec une meilleur résolution, tout simplement. Il aurait pu mettre des filtres qui sélectionnent des joueurs de même console, mais pas faire du mur-à-mur!! Ce que nous voulons, c'est jouer avec nos amis, peu importe la console. C'est simple! Donc, une technologie remplis de promesses, mais qui sera à peaufiner! Pour ce qui est du contenu du jeu, c'est vraiment super!!! Là-dessus, je n'ai rien à dire.




Platform: PC

what about the bonus stuff

did anyone get the gears collection or the other content for pre ordering the digital edition????

3 out of 6 people found this helpful.



Apoxy Slays

Platform: Xbox

Definitely a worthy Gears of War Installment

A great addition into the GoW series and definetly a fantastic new beginning for the next generation. Also, visually, this game is beautiful. Definitely would recommend.

5 out of 8 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox

Great comeback Gears💪

LOVE IT! From the new enimies to the characters old and new is a perfect matchup, You guys formed a solid foundation for this series. Keep at it, thanks GG! -Loyal GearHead Tyler

2 out of 3 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox

XBox One essential

They did a great job with this game, multiplayer is addicting and there's so much to play. Horde, Dodgeball and Guardian are my favorite play modes. Pick it up you won't regret it. 👍

2 out of 2 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox


too many count down timers. takes to long to get into a match. should be able to earn ribbons in private matches, like in gears 3. having to quit to main menu after completing a match. you should be able to stay where you are and keep playing. campaign and hoard are awesome, although mutaters would be welcome to hoard to ease the difficulty a bit

2 out of 2 people found this helpful.




Platform: PC

This looked really fun

I wanted to play this game... First I had to deal with the fact that the ultimate edition costs so much, a price which should be a crime for a digital product, but I said okay. Then I had to wait for the download, now my connection isn't the greatest, and the game is rather large, but I've downloaded large games just fine before within a timely fashion, calculated at my speed should take about 6 hours... But once the game started downloading, that calculation was adjusted to 24 hours. Fine, I can download it over the course of one day and night. Get to 53 GB or so in the download, after waiting all day yesterday, and a good chunk of the morning... It then jumps down to 40 before saying, error... An error? This is unacceptable, the price, the time it takes to download, the fact I have to get it from this store. Just another reason for me to avoid Microsoft like the plague. PLEASE FIX THIS.

15 out of 44 people found this helpful.




Platform: PC

Amazing Game, Terrible Windows Store

Amazing game, learned from their mistakes in Judgement and made a better game. Many people had problems downloading the game during early access (game would not download from the store; I had to redownload the 80GB game 4 times). Havent been able to play for a while now since Windows store is having problems downloading the day one patch.



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