After a short early access release for preorder customers, Gears 5
now available for Windows and Xbox One. Early Access did not go perfectly
they are awarding five days of boost and additional scrap
to affected users. The "Play Anywhere" edition is now available for Windows 10
and Xbox One through the
, while the version that supports Windows 7 as well as Windows 10 is available on
. Here's word from
: "From one of gaming’s most acclaimed sagas, Gears is bigger than
ever, with five thrilling modes and the deepest campaign yet. With all-out war
descending, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and
discovers the true danger to Sera – herself." Some reviews for this popped
up today, but a majority of them were noted when they
came out last week
. Here's the previously released
here's more on the latest installment in the Gears of War
sci-fi shooter series:
Campaign: The world is crumbling. The Swarm has corrupted the Coalition’s
robot army and is descending upon human cities. With danger closing in, Kait
Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true
danger to Sera – herself. Continue here to read the full story
Escape: Outrun the bomb, outsmart the Swarm, and escape the Hive! Escape is a
new, aggressive, high-stakes co-op mode featuring a three-player suicide squad
that must work together to take out enemy hives from within.
Versus: May the best team win! Rack up points and trade up for superior
weapons in Arcade, a frenetic playlist built for jump-in, over-the-top fun. With
ten other game types plus new and classic maps, Versus rewards every competitive
style, from casual to pro.
Horde: Can you and four friends endure waves of ever-stronger enemies and
bosses? Survive using new hero abilities, building defenses, collecting power,
leveling up your skills and working as a team.
Map Builder: Create custom Escape hive maps and experiences to share with and
challenge your friends.
- Three-player Campaign Co-op: Battle alongside your friends in three-player
online or split-screen co-op.
- Tours of Duty: Rank up from new recruit to four-star general in Gears Tours of
Duty. Take on new and exciting challenges, earn awesome rewards, and show off
- Boot Camp: New to Gears or just a little rusty? Bootcamp is a fun way to learn
the ropes, from the basics to advanced combat techniques.
- Play as Jack: Play as Jack, your personal flying support bot that can protect
allies and damage enemies - perfect for players new to Gears.
- Visual Showcase: Play every mode in 4K and HDR at a smooth 60 frames per second
on compatible machines