Time to be larger than life, baby!  Think you have what it takes to make the perfect Cole Train rap music video? Now is your chance to cut together your very own video and impress all your friends with the charm of Augustus Cole himself! Two total winners will be chosen and each winner will receive an exclusive Gears of War Ultimate Edition Xbox One console! 

Time to show everyone what The Cole Train is all about!

How To Enter

  1. Create a unique and creative Cole Train Rap video utilizing footage from the new Gears of War Ultimate Edition and the audio track and files provided below.
  2. Upload your entry to YouTube as a public video for the whole world to see!
  3. In the video description for your entry include the hashtags: #contest, #colerap, #gearsofwar, and your Xbox Live Gamertag. 
  4. Submit your Entry by sending an email to colerap@microsoft.com with the subject line “Cole Train Rap Contest” and a link to your Entry.  Email must be received by the close of the Entry period on November 20, 2015 at 11:59pm Pacific Daylight Time.
  5. Winners will be chosen before December 20, 2015.  Community Choice finalists will be posted to the Gears of War Facebook page for the community to vote on.


Limit five (5) unique entries per person. You must be a legal resident of the United States and District of Columbia or Canada, (void in Quebec), and 18 years of age or older with a valid Xbox Live account.


For more information regarding the contest, please see the Official Contest Rules.