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Questions tagged [gears-of-war-4]

A 2016 third-person shooter developed by The Coalition for Xbox One and Windows PC. It is the fifth installment of the Gears of War series

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How to play co-op split screen versus/horde on pc in Gears of War 4?

I'm trying to play the co-op versus or horde mode on split screen PC using two controllers but it is not giving me the option. I am able to activate the guest account on co-op campaign but versus, ...
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Why can't I spawn with the more powerful weapons in matchmaking?

I wanted to play Gears of War 4 multiplayer. But, for some reason, when I was going into spawn, my load out could only handle the lancer, gnasher, snub, hammerbust, and the enforcer. Why can't I spawn ...
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Do the 'Explosive Launcher' and 'Heavy Weapon' cards stack?

In Horde mode, the Heavy class has a few cool cards, two of which are: Explosive Launcher Damage - Any explosive launcher (Boomshot, Dropshot, RL-4 Salvo, Torque Bow) you are carrying does more ...
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What determines the speed in which a dropshot explodes?

I have had several matches where I am battling using the dropshot and my rounds take 1-2 seconds longer to explode/drop from the sky when I release them. What causes this? Is it the radius of the ...
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Gears of War 4 Split Screen Hordes?

I want to know if you can use a guest account on Xbox Live to add a second person to play horde with or do you need a second Xbox Live account to do this?
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How do I trade weapons with someone?

Someone walked up to me and held out their Lancer in exchange for my Hammerburst in versus. How do I offer a trade like they did?
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Does pulling the lever that honks the horn on Harbor do anything else?

On the multiplayer map Harbor, there is a level that you can pull up near where the Longshot spawns (pictured below). Is there a purpose to this lever other than honking the horn of the ship? Is ...
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What does this symbol mean next to someones name?

Occasionally, I will see this symbol (circled in the picture below) next to someones name in the "who killed who and how" section that scrolls in the bottom left of the screen. What does it mean? It ...
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Does the Torque Bow have lethal splash damage?

In Gears of War 4 (or any Gears for that matter), the Torque Bow shoots an explosive bolt. Can you kill someone with a single shot if you shoot the ground or wall they are near with the splash ...
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How is chat possible on the Xbox One / Is crossplay enabled in Gears of War 4?

Yesterday I was playing a ranked versus match on GoW 4 on my Xbox One and I saw a chat like interface popup where it looked like someone sent a global chat message. I was unable to locate anywhere ...
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Can Gears of War 4 be played offline?

With the release of Gears of War 4, the servers appear to be down. I would like to play horde mode to kill time, but the game sits there and says "Connecting to Online Services" and after about 30 ...