Posted December 18, 2016 by David Latham in Feature

Merry Gearsmas from The Coalition – Gears of War 4 Gearsmas Items Revealed

Gears of War 4 Gearsmas
Gears of War 4 Gearsmas

Gears of War 4 Gearsmas has arrived, and this holiday season it’s all about ugly colour. The annual holiday event brings jolly cheer to the world of Gears of War, with this year being the first for Gears of War 4 which launched in October 2016. Gearsmas 2016 brings a heap of festive-themed items allowing players to brighten up their day and bring some Gearsmas cheer into their living rooms.

Check out the Gears of War 4 Gearsmas trailer and official list of items below:


Official Gears of War 4 Gearsmas Item List:

The Gearsmas Pack is full of Holiday Presents with 28 pieces of unique content to collect. For 400 Credits, each pack contains One Bounty and two items from the Gearsmas collection listed below:

  • 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

Gears of War 4 Gearsmas 2

On top of the skins, there’s also some timed rewards to collect through the new Gears of War 4 Daily Reward system. On December 16, the there’s the Chuzzmas Emblem, and then on December 27 players will be rewarded with an Ice Boomshot.

The Coalition has also released a new festive game mode appropriately named Snowball Fight, where players can use the Ice Boomshot which fires snowballs. Look out though, as these snowballs are some of the most dangerous snowballs you’ve ever come across, and will still gib your enemies. Crossplay Versus is also back temporarily, allowing Xbox One players to go up against PC players, or compete together in squads of up to five players. Both temporary game modes will have 1.5x XP for the duration of the Gears of War 4 Gearsmas 2016 event.

Gears of War 4 Gearsmas 3

Gears of War 4 is the first Gears of War title developed by The Coalition after Epic Games parted ways with the franchise after Gears of War: Judgment. The new iteration features an all new cast of characters, and was received well by fans and reviewers alike.

David Latham

David has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from a Group of Eight university, but only uses his very unique set of skills writing about video games. By day he's a stay-at-home dad, by night he's literally Batman. Where does he find the time?


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