Gears of War: Ultimate Edition install size and achievement list

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Most of the time, I feel welcomed and included in the local gaming scene. South African gamers have been great to me. However, I often notice that a ton of people seemed to know each other from many years back; apparently, everyone used to play Gears of War together, and nothing I can say or do will replicate that level of bonding. But maybe we can recreate that with Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, right? Right? Hello, is anyone there?

Make room on your Xbox One, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will probably be one of those permanently installed titles. At least, that will be the case on Gavin’s console. Weighing in at 44.42GB of storage space, it’s about 7x bigger than the original Xbox 360 version. Of course, this is a fully remastered version with improved lighting, character models and environments and five additional chapters. Plus, you can play 1080p/60fps multiplayer – I’ll believe that when I see it.

If you’re planning to get all the Gamerscore you can out of Gears of War, again, you’re looking at grabbing most of the same achievements. With a total of 1250 Gamerscore, here’s what you’ll be doing in order to hear that oh-so-satisfying ding sound when the achievement pops up:

  • Prison Breakout (10): Complete tutorial path on any difficulty
  • Welcome to Delta Squad (20): Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 1 (on any difficulty)
  • Cole? As in the Cole Train? (20): Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 6 (on any difficulty)
  • Yeah, Yeah, Group Hug (20): Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 7 (on any difficulty)
  • My Love for You Is Like a Truck (20): Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 8 (on any difficulty)
  • No More Favors (20): Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 2 (on any difficulty)
  • Lights, Action! (20): Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 4 (on any difficulty)
  • Taking Laverne for a Ride (20): Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 6 (on any difficulty)
  • The Biggest E-hole (20): Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 8 (on any difficulty)
  • Smell Good Too… (20): Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 2 (on any difficulty)
  • Go Time, Show Time (20): Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 4 (on any difficulty)
  • Broken Fingers (20): Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 5 (on any difficulty)
  • Lethal Acoustics (20): Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 6 (on any difficulty)
  • I Can See You! (10): Spot 100 enemies resulting in assisted kills in Versus (social or competitive)
  • Raven Down (20): Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 1 (on any difficulty)
  • Fry Up With a Side of Greens (20): Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 2 (on any difficulty)
  • Know Place Like Home (20): Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 6 (on any difficulty)
  • YEEEEHAAAAA! (20): Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 6 (on any difficulty)
  • Power Up (20): Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 5 (on any difficulty)
  • Marcus? Is That You? (20): Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 3 (on any difficulty)
  • Shock Therapy (20): Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 5 (on any difficulty)
  • All Aboard! Uh… We’re Aboard! (20): Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 6 (on any difficulty)
  • A Dish Best Served Cold (20): Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 8 (on any difficulty)
  • Mercenary (50): Complete all acts on Casual Difficulty
  • Classic Mercenary (50): Complete all acts on Normal Difficulty
  • Soldier (50): Complete all acts on Hardcore Difficulty
  • Commando (75): Complete all acts on Insane Difficulty
  • Time to Remember (10): Recover 11 COG tags (on any difficulty)
  • Honor-Bound (20): Recover 22 COG tags (on any difficulty)
  • For the Fallen (30): Recover all 33 COG tags (on any difficulty)
  • Zen and the Art of Reloading (10): Perform 25 perfect active reloads (on any difficulty)
  • Zen and the Art Part 2 (20): Perform 5 perfect active reloads in a row (on any difficulty)
  • Clusterluck (30): Kill 3 enemies at once 10 different times (on any difficulty)
  • Dom-curious (10): Complete 1 co-op chapter in co-op (on any difficulty)
  • Domination (20): Complete 10 different chapters in co-op (on any difficulty)
  • I Can’t Quit You Dom (30): Complete all acts in co-op (on any difficulty)
  • Don’t You Die On Me (20): Revive 100 teammates in Versus multiplayer (social or competitive)
  • Always Remember Your First (20): Finish playing a Versus match (social or competitive)
  • Don’t Hate the Player (10): Finish with the highest points in a Versus match (social or competitive)
  • Mix It Up (20): Win a match in every Versus game type (social or competitive)
  • Around the World (30): Win a match on every Versus map (social or competitive)
  • Can’t Touch Me (20): Win 10 Versus matches without losing a round (social or competitive)
  • Seriously … (50): Kill 10,000 people in Versus competitive matches
  • THIS! IS! ANNEX! (40): Complete 100 matches of 3+ rounds in Annex and capture 3 objectives in each match
  • Nub Pwn3r (30): Win 20 rounds in Annex by shutting out the opposing team
  • CQC (20): Win 25 matches in Boxes (social or competitive)
  • Level 5 (50): Reach Level 5
  • Level 10 (10): Reach Level 10
  • Level 25 (25): Reach Level 25
  • Re-up (20): Reach Level 100 and re-up
  • Handyman (25): Killed an enemy with every weapon in Versus (social or competitive)
  • G-reader (10): Read one full comic
  • Brothers To The End (10): Defeat General RAAM in co-op on Insane without either player being DBNO
  • Gimme Some Skin (10): Play one Versus Match with a Custom Weapon Skin
  • Better Late Than Never (20): Win 25 matches in Team Deathmatch
  • Whack-A-Grub (10): Closed all 4 e-holes around the fountain in Fish in a Barrel without any Locust fully emerging

Will you be grabbing this again, or did you play it enough back in the 360 days? Geoff says that the “Seriously” achievement was a real pain in the ass to get.  Are you going to try?

Last Updated: July 9, 2015

Zoe Hawkins

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