'Ninja' Tyler Blevins recently announced a deal to stream exclusively on Microsoft's Mixer platform, a competitor to Twitch. Today, Tyler revealed that he would be streaming the first-ever playthrough of the Gears 5 campaign on Mixer, starting on
The fifth mainline game in the Gears of War franchise, Gears 5 primarily follows Kait Diaz, as humanity's new war with the Swarm continues to ramp up. Gears 5 will launch on September 10 generally, with early access granted for Ultimate Edition owners and Game Pass Ultimate subscribers. It's comprised of several game modes, including the main campaign, a Left 4 Dead-style Escape mode,...
Gears 5 is nearly upon us, and Microsoft is celebrating with a new wallpaper pack available in the Microsoft Store. The seven-image set is park of a collaboration with artist Luke Preece, and each image depicts different Gears characters in 4K glory.
If you preordered Gears 5 or are an Xbox Game Pass subscriber, you can preload the game starting today. Just head over to the Microsoft Store in your browser and open Gears 5. You should see the option to "Install/play." While it's impossible to play it as of now, you can pre-load it by clicking on the "..." next to the button and installing it to your console of choice.
If you're looking to free up some room on your Xbox One for Gears 5, it looks like you'll have to set aside a decent chunk of space. The install size for the game comes in at just under 60GB, which is far less than Gears of War 4's size, which bloated over time with the addition of DLC.
This generation, a lot of games are moving towards an open-world format. We saw God of War and Metro Exodus follow that route, but it seems like Gears 5 is doing the same. Today, Studio Head of The Coalition, Rod Fergusson, tweeted that you can handle the skiff freely and don't follow linear paths. This opens up tremendous possibilities for exploration and other mechanics.
With Gears 5 right around the corner, there's a lot of unanswered questions in this franchise. Here's our top theories on what could happen in the Gears 5 campaign, given the past lore and what directions The Coalition could be taking everything in.