Gears of War 4 Early Access Beta begins April 18, Open Beta on April 25

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition players get to start early.

Gears of War 4

The Gears of War 4 beta will begin on April 18 for Gears of War: Ultimate Edition consumers and April 25 for everyone else, Microsoft announced.

Here are the details:

  • April 18 to 24: Early Access Beta – For eligible Gears of War: Ultimate Edition players. Play Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One or Windows 10, now through April 11, to be eligible for the Early Access Beta.
  • April 25 to May 1: Open Beta – For eligible Xbox Live Gold members.

Gears of War 4 is due out for Xbox One this holiday.

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