Gears Pop! releases this week on Android and iOS
Funko Pop! is quickly taking over the world, whether you like it or not.
What you need to know
- Gears Pop! brings the iconic series to mobile with real-time PvP action.
- It is in collaboration with Funko.
- Gears Pop! releases on August 22, 2019.
Well, it's not Gears 5 but Gears Pop! looks to be shaping up as a great title for mobile. It plays a bit like Plants vs Zombies "where Funko Pop! characters come to life to face each other in fun fast-paced explosive real-time multiplayer battles." Players take part in explosive real-time multiplayer matches that, despite lacking the blood and gore you may be used to, are still full of chaotic mayhem. Over 30 characters from the series are hopping over to mobile with Gears Pop!.
To prepare for its release, Inside Xbox revealed a new "Boomer Buddy" animated short at Gamescom 2019.
Gears Pop! releases for iOS and Android on August 22, 2019. You can pre-register today. It will be free to purchase upon launch, but it will feature microtransactions.
Gears goes mobile
They're kind of cute
Mobile fans can finally get a taste of Gears of War with Gears Pop! on iOS and Android. It's not the hyper-realistic gore you're used to as this time it's in collaboration with Funko.
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Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life, and is very happy Xbox is growing a stronger first-party portfolio. You can find her obsessing over Star Wars and other geeky things on Twitter @JenLocke95.