Developer: The Coalition
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Platform(s): PC, XB1
Gears 5 is an upcoming third-person shooter video game being developed by The Coalition that will be published by Xbox Game Studios for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One as part of Xbox Play Anywhere. The sixth installment of the Gears of War series, it is the sequel to Gears of War 4 and is scheduled to be released on September 10, 2019
The world is crumbling. Humanity’s reliance on technology has become their downfall and enemies are uniting to wipe out all survivors. As Kait you must journey across the biggest, most beautiful Gears world to uncover the origins of the Locust, and fight with your squad to protect what’s left.
Never Fight Alone
Play solo or with a friend in local split-screen co-op, or online co-op. Battle alongside your friends anywhere with cross-play between Xbox One and PC.
Skim across glaciers, sail over deserts and descend into sunken ruins to discover the largest and most diverse Gears world ever created.
Play every mode in 4K Ultra HD resolution with stunning HDR at a smooth 60 frames per second.
Additional features, co-op and competitive modes still to be announced.
Gears of War 4 was a solid but unspectacular entry into the franchise, which means that The Koalition may have to go all out with Gears (no “of War”) 5. It doesn’t look like reinventing the wheel from what I’ve seen so far, though it focuses on a non-Fenix for the first time in a long time. You play as Kait as she travels across the “biggest Gears world” to date to discover the origins of the Locust. Expect surprising emotion.