‘Gears of War’ Release Date, News & Update: Achievements List, Multiple Gear Packs Unveiled; Exciting Challenges Await

Sep 23, 2016 01:30 PM EDT | By V Doctor

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"Gears of War 4" is set to release soon and The Coalition recently provided details about the game's achievements list as well as some upcoming gear packs. Not everything has been unveiled in the achievements list to keep "Gears of War 4" fans from knowing the entire plot before the game officially launches.

One of the rumored achievements in "Gears of War 4" is called Seriously 4.0, which is a new version of the existing achievement in previous titles in the franchise. Seriously 4.0 in "Gears of War 4" is described as a completely insane campaign, with ribbons, classes, rank placements, five skills, re-ups and Horde Maps. Twinfinite wrote that the "Gears of War" achievements list is categorized into four.

In General Gameplay, some of the notable challenges include Zen and the Art of Reloading, which requires players to perform 25 perfect active reloads. Now That's a Knife! requires players to kill 10 opponents using only a combat knife. Triple Play requires players to kill three opponents using a single Buzzkill shot. There are 16 Story Progression Achievements in Campaign, which includes completing all campaign Acts in various difficulty levels to earn rewards. Achievements like Collector, Pack Rat and Completist will have "Gears of War 4" players recover Campaign collectibles.

"Gears of War 4" also features gear packs to boost gameplay. The Versus Booster Pack features five Versus Bounties. The Horde Booster Pack includes four Horde Skills and one Horde Bounty. The Operations Pack includes one gGaranteed Customization Item and four Random Cards. The Elite Pack features five Customization Items and one Guaranteed to be Rare or higher. The Gears Esports Supporter Pack contains unique customization items that can be used online for players to support "Gears of War 4" esports.

GameSpot reported that Progression and Cards are also available which will provide rewards and credits. "Gears of War 4" gamers will be rewarded upon reaching level 10 and 50, respectively. They can also earn 1000 Credits lifetime, craft a card or Legendary card and re-up multiple times through various achievements. "Gears of War 4" will release on Oct. 11, 2016 exclusively on Xbox One and Windows 10.

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