Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Announce Gearsmas

By Ashley Woodcock, 2 years ago
For those lucky enough to have a nice, relaxing, and work-free holiday season coming up very shortly, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition may be your choice of game to play in your free time as developer The Coalition has announced the "Gearsmas 2016" event that will be on for a whopping 17 days.

Gearsmas 2016

During the event, Double XP will be available in all playlists and modes, helping those in need of the Re-up achievement for hitting level 100 and choosing to re-up.

A couple of new playlists will also be thrown in the mix for the duration of the event -- BTTE TDM, where players pair off against each other in 2v2 matchups on two small maps, and Shotty Snipes, where only the Gnasher Shotgun and Longshot Sniper Rifle will be available to use in games.

Finally, improvements have been made to the map rotation. The most popular maps will begin to appear more often. This does mean that Bullet Marsh, Escalation and Rooftops will return to all playlists (apart from Execution) as they will be seen less often than the popular maps.

The "Gearsmas 2016" event in Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will begin on December 18th at 12pm PDT and end on January 5th at 12pm PDT.
Credit for this story goes to Kanchanaburi
Ashley Woodcock
Written by Ashley Woodcock
Assistant News Manager for TrueAchievements and member of the Newshounds team since 2010. Lover of completions, tough achievements, shooters, action, adventure and racing titles, hip-hop, Wu-Tang, NBA, and my Scooby. I can be found working on the never-ending backlog which you can see my progress on via my TA blog.