Gears of War 3 title update four released

The fourth title update for Gears of War 3 has been released.

The patch, which fixes a number of bugs and introduces a number of new features, can be downloaded by firing up the disc while connected to Xbox Live. Epic Games detailed all the changes that the patch introduces:

  • Savage Drone and Savage Grenadier can now “swat” turn in Beast mode
  • Spectator mode now starts viewing a player instead of a battle camera
  • Alternate control users in multiplayer will no longer look at DBNO characters when pressing R3
  • The crosshair for the Longshot and Hammerburst will now show an X if a shot is obstructed.
  • KOTH – ring locators are now visible in spectator mode
  • KOTH – some hill locations have been adjusted
  • The Onyx Guard decoy in Horde will not drop his rifle after exhausting the Vulcan ammo
  • Clients will no longer be stuck with a “Waiting For Players” message up if the host quits Horde during the progression screen.
  • Chainsaw audio loop will now persist for listeners who leave the audible range and re-enter it.
  • Fixed some instances where special event ribbons would not be properly awarded.
  • COG pistol firing rate has been adjusted to be equal on host and clients.
  • The Flaming Retro Lancer is now available for attendees of the first special event.
  • Fixed some issues fixed related to the destruction of meatbags.
  • The Slab start up screen no longer has debug text.
  • After a host migration in Horde, the waves will no longer go past 50.
  • Cover near the elevator on Hotel no longer allows players to lean outside of the visible area.
  • Grenade throwers that are killed mid-throw will receive credit for any kills that grenade causes.
  • Silverback will be disabled if hit by a smoke grenade when the driver is in the middle of the exit animation.
  • Team Deathmatch time limit no longer resets to 3 minutes when both teams are out of respawns.

David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.

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