Microsoft is doubling down on providing Gears of Wars fans with the ultimate way to enjoy their favorite series on the Xbox One. Today Microsoft announced that players who buy Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and play it on their Xbox One between August 25 and December 31 will get all of the Gears of War games for Xbox One through backwards compatibility.
The best part about this is Microsoft is making it so that you’ll be able to keep all of your saved files and achievements across the versions, so if you played the games on Xbox 360 your saved games will carry over. Xbox One preview program members can try the original Gears of War in backward compatibility mode today.
You can even keep all your previously-saved files, game add-ons, achievements and play with friends on Xbox Live no matter which Xbox console they’re on. For those of you in the Xbox One preview program who just can’t wait, the original Gears of War is available today in Backward Compatibility.
Will you be picking up Gears of War: Ultimate Edition in order to take advantage of this sweet deal?