L'ha detto Phil Spencer in un'intervista con GameSpot.
“And Gears 2 did well, Gears 3 did well. So I thought the franchise continued to grow. But we’ve talked about getting back to something … I think the story and the setting and what they’re going through … in a Gears of War–the name of the game, it really meant something to what that game was about. We’ve got to get back to that. The feeling of those individuals.”
Gears per Xbox One sta venendo sviluppato da un nuovo team, i Black Tusk Studios, ex Microsoft Vancouver, con Rod Fergusson, produttore della trilogia originale, a bordo allo scopo di garantire la continuità della serie.
Finora del nuovo capitolo si ha solo questa concept art blurrata…