The Coalition has announced that they're officially moving development to Unreal Engine 5 for future next-gen only projects, which means that development on the excellent Gears 5 is going to slowly dwindle down over the next few Operations.
The Coalition packs some surprises into Gears 5: Hivebusters, a DLC expansion adding a new three-hour campaign to Gears 5. This story follows Scorpio Squad as they try to figure out how to destroy Swarm hives. Here's our review.
Gears 5: Hivebusters sees Mac, Keegan and Lahni of Scorpio Squad heading to the Galangi islands and taking on a new threat. This $20 expansion is included for free with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and is set to release on December 15.
Today, developer The Coalition announced radical changes to the progression and currency systems in Gears 5. Progression has been made much simpler because the Scrap and Supply, and Totem system are gone.
While Clayton Carmine the Grub-Killer was added into Gears 5 with the launch of Operation 3, some of his family haven't been available...until now. Today, The Coalition revealed Anthony, Benjamin and Gary Carmine are now available in Gears 5.
For years now, actor and wrestler Dave Bautista has been eyeing the role of Marcus Fenix in the upcoming Gears of War film. While progress on the project is moving quite slowly, you'll still be able to see Bautista in action in Gears 5. Now, you might be wondering how. Well, he's a playable character in the multiplayer mode from the looks of it.
Gears 5 is a third-person shooter that has quite a strong multiplayer following even until now. The Coalition has updated the game several times since then, each time adding new features and balancing weapons.
As part of a huge rollout for Xbox Series X content today, Xbox and The Coalition detailed how Gears 5 will benefit from Xbox Series X. This includes high-end PC settings and a possible 120 frames per second mode.