The next game in the Gears of War series, Gears of War 4 was launched on the Xbox One console today.

It is now available to purchase directly from the online box store or from a number of other retailers around the world. Those who already pre-ordered the game should have received their copy today.

It is available for both the Xbox One and the PC, and because of Xbox Play Anywhere, you can download the game on both of the devices, but for the price of one copy of the game.

Before downloading the game, you should take note of the following statement from the Xbox site.

Broadband internet to download, and 70-80 GB of hard drive space. Offer not available in Japan or China. The Xbox 360 Gears of War collection includes Xbox 360 titles Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgment.

Each title works as part of the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. 32GB of hard drive space required. To qualify, purchase and redeem Gears of War 4 on Xbox Live by December 31 2016. Tokens for download will be sent in waves through Xbox Live in-dash message system within one month of redemption. Must be 17+. Xbox One, broadband internet (ISP fees apply) and Xbox Live membership required. Not available in all markets. See www.GearsofWar.com for the latest information.

You can also take a look at the game before you buy it via the trailer below.

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