Microsoft Corp. this week said it will release Gears of War 4 for the Xbox One Oct. 11.
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition owners will receive early access to the Multiplayer Beta Apr. 18 to Apr. 24.
All Xbox Live Gold members will receive access Apr. 25 to May 1.
The preview featured two new characters in a night-based castle level that introduced a new swarm of enemy creatures.