Gears 5: Gamescom Wrap Up

August 21, 2019

Gamescom 2019 is in full swing, and Gears 5 has had a starring role. With just a few short weeks to launch we thought we’d wrap up all of the latest Gears 5 news and let you know where and when you can get your hands on it.

We’re so incredibly proud to have contributed to Gears 5 and can’t wait for everyone to get their hands on it on September 10th.

Campaign Story Trailer

The first big piece of news out of Gamescom, and something fans have been asking for, was the debut of the Campaign Story trailer. We won’t do it justice with words, so check it out:

Horde Mode Explained

Our colleagues at The Coalition have written an incredibly detailed breakdown of the newly revealed Horde mode, which promises to take the franchise staple to new heights in what’s the deepest Horde to date.

Here’s a trailer explaining the mode and some of its new features:

Head over to the write up for even more details.

Gears 5 on PC

Not only is Gears 5 coming to PC on the Windows Store but — for the first time in the franchise’s history — Steam!

The team at The Coalition have written up an incredibly detailed post about what PC players can expect when Gears 5 launches on September 10th — so be sure to check it out!

Where/When To Buy?

Gears 5 launches worldwide on September 10th. You’ll be able to buy it in brick and mortar stores, of course, but there are a number of ways to get your hands on the game online.

You can pre-order the Standard Edition or the Ultimate Edition which allows you to play 4 days early!

Not only that, but Gears 5 will also be available on Game Pass at launch — which you can join here! Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will also get access to Gears 5 on September 6th, 4 days early.

And, for the first time, you can pre-purchase both editions of the game on Steam!

Be sure to follow Gears on social media and keep up to date with even more news as we approach release.