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Gears 5

Platform(s): PC, Xbox One
Genre: Action
Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: The Coalition
Release Date: Sept. 10, 2019

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'Gears 5' (ALL) Teams Up With WWE for Survivor Series Cross-Over Event

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2020 @ 10:31 a.m. PST

Gears 5 is the next installment in the action series that revolutionized third-person shooters. Kait Diaz, who had previously fought alongside JD and Del in Gears 4, is the protagonist in Gears 5.

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.

The Coalition Studio and WWE are excited to announce WWE Superstars The New Day are now available as playable characters in Gears 5. Players can unlock The New Day Pack free with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks now through December 4, or purchase separately through the Microsoft or Steam Stores for $19.99 USD.

One of the most popular and decorated tag-teams in WWE history, The New Day’s Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods make their debut as multiplayer characters in Gears 5, complete with custom COG armor inspired by their flashy ring gear, unique weapons skins and over 700 lines of newly recorded battle chatter. For more information on how The New Day were transformed in to Gears of War characters, tune into a special episode of UpUpDownDown launching Thanksgiving Day at 10 a.m. ET for a behind the scenes look.

To commemorate the occasion, The New Day have a special surprise in store for this weekend’s WWE Survivor Series, streaming live on WWE Network this Sunday, November 22 at 7p.m. ET / 4p.m. PT. Xbox fans can watch the event through the WWE Network app. Collectors will want to keep an eye out for WWE x Gears 5 cross-over merchandise available for a limited time this weekend at the Official WWE Shop and The UpUpDownDown Shop.

Key Features:

  • 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.
  • 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 your loot.
  • 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.
  • Explore Sera. Skim across glaciers, sail over deserts and descend into sunken ruins to discover the largest and most diverse Gears world ever created.
  • Visual Showcase: Play every mode in 4K Ultra HD resolution with stunning HDR at a smooth 60 frames per second.
  • Play as Jack: Play as Jack, your personal flying support bot that can protect allies and damage enemies - perfect for players new to Gears.

Gears 5 is currently available for Xbox One and PC.

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