Players who will be getting their fix of the upcoming Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will be in for a very good treat, as they will also be getting all other previous Gears of War titles for the Xbox 360, playable on the Xbox One through Backward Compatibility.
As announced through the official Xbox Wire, Xbox and The Coalition announced that players who will be getting Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, or the Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle, will be getting the entire Gears of War roster of games for free, via the Xbox One Backward Compatibility. When players play the Ultimate Edition from August 25 to December 31, 2015 on Xbox Live, they will be getting Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgment all for free and playable on the Xbox One.
Playing these Xbox 360 title on the Xbox One means that players can now utilize features that they can’t on the original Xbox 360 experience of the games such as Game DVR, Snap, screenshots, and the ability to play with friends online no matter what console they are using.
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will feature new game typesTeam Deathmatch, King of the Hill (Gears of War 3 style), and new 2v2 Gnasher Executionand a new set of Xbox Live achievements that are worth 1,250 Gamescore. A total of 19 different maps are available, along with 17 unlockable Gears of War 3 characters for Multiplayer progression. Fan-favorite Gears of War 3 features have also been added such as Enemy Spotting, Multiplayer Tac-Com, and improved sensitivity customization.
Xbox Head Phil Spencer recently revealed on Twitter that the PC version for the game would follow shortly after the release of the Xbox One version. “Gears on Win10 is later than Xbox One version,” he said, when asked by fans over his account.
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will be released for the Xbox One on August 25.