Gears of War Update Coming Free

Details have been mum on the upcoming Gears of War update, but at least one crucial detail has surfaced: it’ll be free.

Epic’s VP Mark Rein confirmed via the official Gears of War forums that the update has entered Microsoft certification and should be available soon, for free of course. A new multiplayer game type titled “Annex” will be featured, as well as numerous bug fixes, including a VGA problem for players that opted to run 720p at 1280×1024 will be fixed.

Gears of War retails for $59.99 and is rated M for Mature.