With Gamescom starting this week is an announcement from Microsoft regarding Gears of War. Fans who purchase Gears of War: Ultimate Edition or the Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle will be able to unlock the entire Gears of War collection on Xbox Live via backward compatibility.
All you have to do is play Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox Live between 25th August and 31st December, 2015, and the Gears Collection will be unlocked when backward compatibility launches in the fall.
The games in the collection include the Xbox 360 releases of Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, and Gears of War Judgment. So, fans will be essentially get five games in one, although the backward compatibility games will not feature updated graphics for the Xbox One, but other features like DVR, snap, and screenshots will be supported.
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition releases on 25th August.