Just in: Microsoft recently announced the release date for their upcoming Gears of War 4, which is set for October 11th for Xbox One. The news for PC version and release date is yet to be announced.

The word came on Xbox Wire, by Adam Fletcher, the director of  Community where he wrote,

Gears fans, mark your calendars, as the next chapter in the Lancer-revving Gears of War saga is set to begin on Oct. 11 with the release of Gears of War 4.

Gears of War 4 marks the beginning of an epic new saga for one of gaming’s most celebrated franchises, as a new band of heroes rises to confront a fearsome new threat. Harkening back to the dark and intense roots of the original classic, fans can expect a familiar, yet distinct evolution of gameplay, including brutal and intimate action, a heart-pounding campaign, genre-defining multiplayer and stunning visuals powered by Unreal Engine 4.

Meanwhile in the other news, some major reveals are expected this week, specifically three days later from yesterday as the tweet from Gears of War official Twitter channel suggests.

Gears of War 4 is under development by a new Studio named as The Coalition, while the previous games in the series were developed by Epic Games. The game was announced during Microsoft’s presentation at E3 2015. As per reports, game’s campaign mode will run at 30 FPS while Multiplayer at 60 FPS.

Gears of War 4 Multiplayer Beta will begin this month, from April 18th for those who own Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and from April 25th for Xbox Live gold members and will be running until May 1st. Stay tuned for more updates!