Gears Of War 4 Gearsmas Event


Gearsmas is finally here as Gears Of War kicked off it’s holiday event which is running until the 28th of December.

As part of the Gearsmas event, Microsoft have added over two-dozen pieces of holiday themed content to Gears of War 4. These include ugly festive sweaters and and a snow ball fight mode.

The Gearsmas pack costs 400 in game credits and comes with one Bounty and two items from the list below:

Gearsmas Collection:

  • 3 Ugly Gearsmas Armor Characters – JD, Kait, and Swarm Drone
  • 4x Gingerbread Weapon Skins
  • 4x Festive Tree Weapon Skins
  • 4x Snowman Weapon Skins
  • 4x JD Wrapping Paper Weapon Skins
  • 4x Kait Wrapping Paper Weapon Skins
  • 4x Swarm Wrapping Paper Weapon Skins
  • 1 Commemorative Gearsmas Emblem

From the 24th to the 26th of December Gears of War 4 will also give players a Christmas gift in the form of the Ice Boomshot.

Snowball Fight Game Mode

The Snowball fight game mode that comes with this festive event, will let players fight it out with a customised Boomshot known as the Snowshot which as you can probably gather fires snowballs. This is your classic death match affair but everyone starts off with only 2 snowballs, players will have to find more snowballs which can be found across the map. This game mode will also be paying out 1.5x XP though out the Gearsmas season.

Gearsmas is running until the 28th of December, check out the trailer for the event below.

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