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Gears 5 launch may have leaked for September 10

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Gears 5 (Image credit: Xbox Game Studios)

Last year, Microsoft stated that Gears 5 would launch sometime in 2019. Even though half of the year is already over, we still don't have a release window or a concrete release date. While the company may be waiting for E3 2019, it looks like the Taiwanese games rating agency had other plans. According to a listing on the body's website, Gears 5 should launch on September 10. This information was uncovered by Generación Xbox before the agency removed the release date.

A September 10 release date is definitely possibly, but as with any such leak, take it with a grain of salt until we receive official confirmation. Unfortunately, it seems like we'll have to wait until E3 to know for sure.

Currently, we know the game will offer single-player, local co-op, online co-op across its campaign. The Coalition says that it's the "biggest, most beautiful" experience in the series. As expected, Gears 5 will also be enhanced for Xbox One X, supporting 4K resolution at 60 frames per second.

If you can't wait for Gears 5, be sure to check out Gears of War 4. The game marks the beginning of a new trilogy and it features breathtaking visuals. Plus, there's also a Transformers-like sequence towards the end.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

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  • Sounds like 2 player split-screen mode will get the shaft again. By that I mean we'll get the black vertical bars on the sides so that it 'preserves' the aspect ratio. It pretty much kills split-screen play. Other than that Gears of 4 though is a ton of fun so I imagine Gears 5 should be really good.