MGL 31 — Join us LIVE for Microsoft chat, Gears of War 4, and a giveaway!

"Microsoft, Gaming and Libations" is a live show hosted on Microsoft's streaming network,, featuring Jez Corden, Zac Bowden, and Daniel Rubino from Windows Central.

During this week's Gears of War 4 live stream, we'll give away a copy of Gears 4 and other Xbox One games during the chat! This week, we're going to be playing Gears of War 4's Horde Mode, while talking Build, the Surface Laptop, and much more.

See Gears of War 4 at Xbox Store

Our MGL live streams take place every week on Thursdays, at 4 PM ET (1 PM PT, 9 PM GMT). You can find the start time based on your location and time zone in our event announcer.

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Tonight, we'll be giving away a copy of Gears of War 4 to a lucky follower of our Beam channel LIVE during the stream.

  • We'll use a raffle system to make sure we're giving keys to people who aren't AFK.
  • You must be following the channel to be eligible. The raffle will ignore users who aren't following!
  • We'll give out additional Xbox One game(s) during the show.
  • We'll give out Gears of War 4 towards the end for followers only!

Gears of War 4 is the latest game in what has become one of Xbox's flagship franchises. Playing as all new characters, you will weave throughout a gorgeous, and desolate world, ravaged by war. Your mission is to uncover a new subterranean evil, threatening to finish off humanity for good. This key will give you both an Xbox One and Windows 10 version, awesome!

See at Xbox Store

For now, all you need to do is head to our Beam channel at and follow! When the stream begins, jump in on the live chat.

We'll give away a key for Gears of War 4 (Xbox One / W10) towards the end of the show.

We'll also field some questions from the audience, so, even if you already own the game, sign up for Beam and come listen to us wish we had the Surface Laptop.

For those curious, we're aiming for a 90-minute air time, but honestly, we have no idea how long it will go. So grab a drink and join in on the fun to find out!

Jez Corden
Co-Managing Editor

Jez Corden is a Managing Editor at Windows Central, focusing primarily on all things Xbox and gaming. Jez is known for breaking exclusive news and analysis as relates to the Microsoft ecosystem while being powered by tea. Follow on Twitter @JezCorden and listen to his XB2 Podcast, all about, you guessed it, Xbox!