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Gears 5 Gamescom Reveal – New Campaign, 4K-60fps, Halo Cross-over Event & More

Gears 5 wons Gamescom Award for best Xbox Game

Rod Fergusson Studio Head, The Coalition revealed a ton of fresh info on upcoming Gears 5. He shared campaign story features two stories coming together, in one part of the story continues from Gears 4 where three people are left in wood finding the monsters. Now the monsters are here and really pissed while the second story is going in Kait’s Head, the lead character.

Gears 5 will support full 4K resolution at 60fps on Xbox One X, ideal for graphic hungry gamers who cannot live without details. Gears 5 brings an impressive Horde Mode adding challenges for pro gamers. Ultimate Ability is a new thing in Horde, every character will have a unique ability where they can choose their playstyle and play differently. Like Kait going invisible, airstrikes, etc.


Jack the drone is a playable character in Gears  5 horde mode and in the campaign. Buffed with ultimate, Jack can take down important targets using guns, and you can also possess enemies by shooting darts.

It is probably the best Gears game we had ever made – Rod Fergusson

Gears  5 will feature a 3 player co-op mode with split-screen on the couch. Jack can be used as a second or third player. Jack can heal the player, make invisible, find weapons, etc. It is high-quality support in Gears  5.


Another important update revealed about Gears 5 is Halo cross over event coming up soon where players can test Master Chief skills against the horde of monsters.

Gears 5 wons Gamescom Award for best Xbox Game

Gears of Wars 5 demo will be available in selected Microsoft this week. Releasing early on September 6 Game Pass holders and  September 10 for regular buyers.


If you want to try out Demo of Gears 5 Horde then from Tuesday 20th August you can test it on selected Microsoft Stores. Below is the list of venues.

  1. Miami, FL – Dadeland Mall
  2. Orlando, FL – Florida Mall
  3. Oak Book, IL – Oakbrook Center
  4. Schaumburg, IL – Woodfield
  5. New York, NY – 5th AVE
  6. Sun Juan, Puerto Rico – Plaza Las Americas
  7. Dallas, TX – NorthPark Center
  8. Houston, TX – Houston Galleria
  9. San Antonio, TX – La Cantera
  10. Tysons, VA – Tysons Corner Center

Visit Gears5.com for more info.