Gears of War four simply obtained two new maps and is getting a Valentine’s Day occasion

Gears of War 4 season cross holders will get entry to 2 new maps this week, whereas the Valentine’s Day occasion can be open to everybody quickly.

The update, which arrives at present on Xbox One and PC, options two maps, though neither of them is totally authentic: Impact Dark relies on a launch map (referred to as Impact, naturally sufficient), however with participant’s imaginative and prescient impaired by smoke and weapon swaps switched round. This implies that gamers who usually assault at vary can be pressured to alter ways and get proper up of their enemy’s faces.

The different map, War Machine, has been introduced over from the unique Gears of War and given an improve. This doesn’t sound like too drastic a change from the map veterans are used to, however it’s a fan favorite. Both maps at the moment are accessible within the Developer Playlist for season cross holders, however the distinctive nature of Gears four’s cross implies that those that didn’t pay further will finally get to play them as nicely, as maps rotate out and in of motion for non-pass holders.

The different addition, a Valentine’s Day occasion, begins on February 10. It will supply up “over a week of Valentine’s Day celebrations, with new Gear Packs to earn, daily Valentine’s themed bounties, another Craftable Character to collect, and the much-requested return of Torque Bow Tag”. There can be a Cupid-themed twist to the brand new Torque Bow Tag, apparently – is it an excessive amount of to ask that we see some gears and locust falling in love with each other?