‘Gears of War 4’ News & Update: Latest Gears of War Celebrates Halloween With Pumpkin Heads; Horde Mode Receives Update

By MPEO , Updated Oct 27, 2016 05:21 AM EDT

"Gears of War 4"seems want to join the Halloween atmosphere after introducing their Halloween special Pumpkin Ball. The Coalition, the developer of the game, they added a Halloween Elite Pack which will be available starting October 27.

According to GameSpot report, a Pumpkin ball has been added on "Gears of War 4," which is a new dodge ball variant. This variant is a remixed version of dodge ball that "reduces respawn protection and respawns times to one second."

In "Gears of War 4" website, The Coalition said that the Halloween special features five maps namely, Fallout, Forge, Harbor, Impact and Lift. Also, the developer has turned on the Bonus XP rewards in Pumpkin Ball, as part of their Halloween Special. The playlist can be found in the Events category under the Versus menu.

In addition, interested players of the new gear in "Gears of War 4," can enjoy an Elite Gear Pack that includes a guaranteed Epic and in Legendary quality. The Legendary cards from the Elite Gear Pack are limited only to the Day of the Dead Legendary collection.

Meanwhile in Co-Optimus report, the developer of "Gears of War 4" has a recent update for the game last Friday. The update was about to fix the quick experience and credits that were being earned in Horde matches. The patch was made after receiving complaints from players about the Horde matches both in private and public.

The patch notes on "Gears of War 4" states that players can earn more credits in Horde match and that credit rates will increase depending on the difficulty. Also, there has been changes in total credit earn rates they "tie a bit more in with finishing the waves and less on finishing consecutive waves." They have also "increased the Level XP earn rate on classes."

As per the patch update, the developer believes that the environment of the game will be more exciting. However, there are other issues that the developer eyes to fix with their future patches. "Gears of War 4" is now available in Windows 10 PC and can be played on Xbox One console.


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