i got a message from xbox live stating I was accepted and the message contained the code, I then redeemed it through the console, but the game hasn't downloaded nor does it show as available to download. I'm not sure what's up.
Did you get the other message to play the beta? one is register. the other is to play the game. looks like this....Congratulations, your token for full access to the Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Beta is here. Choose Redeem code on your Xbox One to play
the beta now. Have fun!...the code is at the end of this message..