Gabe Diaz in Gears TacticsSource: Xbox Game Studios

What you need to know

  • Gears Tactics is an upcoming game set in the Gears franchise.
  • The art book for the game has opened up preorders.
  • The art book and game are both scheduled to be available on April 28, 2020.
  • You can preorder The Art of Gears Tactics for $45 from Amazon.

Gears Tactics had a new trailer at the Game Awards 2019, alongside a rush of new information on the upcoming Gears game and how it is changing the formula. In addition to the game, there's an accompanying art book, The Art of Gears Tactics. Published by Titan Books, this has 192 pages filled with concept art of the environments, equipment, characters and enemies in the game.

Preorders are now open for The Art of Gears Tactics for $45 from Amazon. Set 12 years before the original Gears of War, Gears Tactics follows a squad led by Gabe Diaz, who is hunting down a Locust leader named Ukkon. Gears Tactics is advertised as having a campaign over 40 hours long, so this art book will likely have plentiful, varied content fans will find interesting.

Gears Tactics is set to release for PC through Xbox Game Pass for PC and Steam on April 28, 2020. It will be coming to Xbox at a later date, though we don't know when exactly for now.

Related: Read our Gears Tactics full review!

Combat evolved

The Art of Gears Tactics cover

The Art of Gears Tactics

Plentiful art

With Titan Books' The of Gears Tactics, fans can check out 192 pages of artwork, including the characters and enemies of this epic 40 hour campaign.

Tactical action

Gears Tactics box art

Gears Tactics

Hunt down monsters

Gears Tactics brings tactical, turn-based combat and marries it to classic, frenetic Gears action. Outfit your squad and take down a Locust leader creating monstrosities.

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