PC gamers who are wondering what happened to Microsoft's promise to bring Gears of War: Ultimate Edition to the PC at this past E3 2015 in June, never fear - the company hasn't abandoned the game.
In fact, it is just the opposite. The development teams have been polishing it to a fine sheen. According to Gears of War community forum mod TC PezRadar in a, "We do not have any news to share at this time for the PC version. I know some are worried but please don't fret. We are wanting to make sure polish and performance are prioritized on the PC version so that you all have a great experience."
The moderator went on to say, "Once we have additional information, I can tell say you will be the first to know. I'm pretty stoked for the PC version myself as I am an avid PC gamer :)"
Microsoft revealed back in September that Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is not a port of the Xbox One version that was released in August. It's being developed using DirectX 12 to do such things as have crisp 4K graphics and textures, and will have loads of settings for PC gamers to tweak including anti-aliasing (MSAA and FXAA will be supported) and ambient occlusion. The developers stated that they tested the game on a 70" 4K television and said it was "mindblowing".
Stay tuned for future release date news.