Xbox One’s Gears of War 4 will be free to play this weekend

The popular video game, Gears of War 4, will be available to play for free on Xbox One consoles this weekend for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

As with previous free weekends, the full game will be available to download and play including the numerous online multiplayer modes like Versus, Horde, and Escalation.

Gears of War 4 came out in late-2016 and boasts online co-op for up to five players, HDR10 and 4K UltraHD on the Xbox One X, local co-op for two players, and cross-play and cross-save with the Windows 10 version.

Here’s its official game description, trailer, and store link:

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.

The next game in the franchise, Gears of War 5, is currently slated for a 2019 release on Xbox One and Windows 10.

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Gears of War 4
Gears of War 4
Developer: Microsoft Studios
Price: $39.99+
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