The “Gears of War 4” already rolled out the multiplayer player Beta yesterday, and the Ultimate edition codes are expected to arrive this week.

As per the Game Spot reports, “People who played Gears of War Ultimate Edition on Xbox One and PC before April 11 are getting in first through the early access period.”

The early access period will end on April 24, after which an open beta will begin the next day, April 25; and this will be available until May 1. Users, even those who have not played the “Gears of War” Ultimate edition, will still be able to access the open beta, notes the source.

According to the Gamespot reports, the codes will be distributed via the “Xbox Live Messages”. The Destructoid also reports that you can access the multiplayer mode if you attend the PAX East in Boston this week.

Here are some useful details. 

Gears of War 4 Beta

The Gears of War 4 Beta runs in two stages, beginning with an Early Access period on April 18th and then opening to all qualifying Gold Members on April 25th. The Beta closes on May 1st.

System Requirements

You must own an Xbox One

You must be an Xbox Live Gold Member

You must be 17 years of age or older

You must be connected to Xbox Live


The Beta is available on all Xbox Live supported territories except Japan and China.

Gears of War 4 Beta early access

To qualify for the Early Access period, you must have played Gears of War: Ultimate Edition while connected to Xbox Live on Xbox One or Windows 10 before 11pm PDT on April 11, 2016. Note that Windows 10 owners will receive an Xbox One Beta code.

Download Code

You will receive a download code directly to your Xbox Live account messages, which can be redeemed on your console or via The message will be from the Xbox Live team.

Hard Drive Space

You will need 8GB or more of free space on your Xbox One hard drive or external drive in order to download the Beta.

Redeem Your Code

Your Early Access code will arrive in an Xbox Live message from the Xbox Live team. You can either redeem your code directly from your messages on the Xbox One or enter the code on the Redeem Code page on This will start the download on your Xbox One.

All of the above information have been extracted from the Gears of War 4 official website. Log on their platform for additional details.