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Gears of War games among the top most played backwards compatibility titles on Xbox One

Gears of War titles are occupying lots of top spots in Microsoft's most played backwards compatibility games on Xbox One.

Xbox 360 Gears of War games get played quite a bit by Xbox One owners, thanks to backwards compatibility. Officially released at the tail-end of 2015, Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Judgement are among the top nine backwards compatibility games, according to developer The Coalition.

Rod Fergusson, studio head at The Coalition revealed this during a livestream of the season 1 finals of the Gears of War ESL league.

Gears of War 4, the upcoming sequel, is due out in fall 2016. A multiplayer beta will available in spring 2016.

Thanks, DualShockers.

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