Gears of War 4 September Update Features New Maps, Achievements and Matchmaking Improvements

New update to Gears of War 4 adds maps, achievements, and matchmaking improvements

By Grayshadow, Posted 06 Sep 2017

Summer is almost over but Gears of War developer, The Coalition, wants to end this season with a bang by giving Gears of War 4 fans a huge update.

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This month players can kill each other in 2 new maps:

Mercy - A classic map from Gears of War 3. Hometown of Dominic Santiago's wife, Maria, set at the end of winter

Harbor Haze - A map covered in mist that limits visibility

New Achievements:

500GS added
20 New Achievements

Matchmaking improvements:

Switch from Region Locked matchmaking to Quality of Service

In Mid-September the end of Ranked Season and handing out awards will be done. Ranked Season 2 resets everything.


2 Gear Packs

Locust Sniper Avatar

The Coalition stated that while this will end the 24 map cycled the developers plan to continue to support Gears of War 4 with new content, events, and more throughout 2018. This includes:

Our Xbox One X Enhanced Update, featuring support for 4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos and new graphical enhancements

New Gear Packs containing characters and weapon skins to add to your collection.

Monthly Versus and Horde events with exclusive challenge-based rewards

Major Seasonal events like ‘11 Years of Gears,’ ‘Gearsmas’ and – yes – ‘Thanksgibbing!’

Ranked Seasons with skill placement rewards

Gears of War Esports Season 2 kicks off with the Mexico City Open on October 13th, so mark your calendars and catch up on all the event information here

Continual balancing improvements to Versus and Horde

Refinements to ‘Casual’ mode in Campaign with increased player health and damage dealt

New achievements

Gears of War 4 is now available for Xbox One and Windows 10.

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General Information

Platform(s): Xbox One, PC
Publisher(s): Microsoft
Developer(s): The Coalition
Genres: Third-person shooter
Themes: Science-fiction, Apocalypse
Release Date: 2016-10-11

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