Gears of War 4 PAX West 2016 Footage Showcases Arms Race and Horde 3.0

The Coalition and Microsoft brought new Gears of War 4 gameplay footage from the newly announced Multiplayer Mode called Arms Race at PAX West 2016.

Arms Race is a 5 vs 5 multiplayer match in which everyone starts off with the same power weapon. After a team successfully scores 3 kills, it moves to the next power weapon.

Gears of War 4 Arms Race Gameplay Footage

A match lasts for 15 minutes or ends when a team has scored 3 kills with all 13 power weapons in the game. Here is a list of all available power weapons in the game.

  • Round 1 – Boomshot
  • Round 2 – Torque Bow
  • Round 3 – Dropshot
  • Round 4 – Overkill
  • Round 5 – Markza
  • Round 6 – Lancer
  • Round 7 – Retro Lancer
  • Round 8 – Hammerburst
  • Round 9 – Enforcer
  • Round 10 – Gnasher
  • Round 11 – Longshot
  • Round 12 – EMBAR
  • Round 13 – Boltok

In addition to Arms Race, the attached videos also outline the newly announced Horde 3.0 game mode. Make sure to check them out and share your impressions with us in the comments section below.

In related Gears of War 4 news, Microsoft has announced that the first wave of Xbox Play Anywhere titles can now be pre-ordered on Microsoft Windows Store.

The initiative essentially allows users to crossplay and crossbuy their games on Xbox One and Windows 10 with support for cloud saves, achievements, and more. To read up more, head over to the post!

Gears of War 4 is scheduled to release on Oct. 11, 2016 for Xbox One and Windows 10.

Microsoft has also announced Gears of War 4 Limited Edition 2TB Bundle which can be pre-ordered now to gain 7-day early access to the game.