Here’s an overview of the game, via Microsoft:
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.
- 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.
- Just the Beginning: Additional features, co-op and competitive modes still to be announced.
Gears 5 will be available exclusively to PC and Xbox One on September 10. It is a PlayAnywhere title where once you bought it on Xbox One or PC, it will be available on the other platforms.
Gamers who are subscribed to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will have an opportunity to play the game on September 6. Also, those who will purchase the Ultimate Edition will get the early access as well.
Check back with us by the end of the week for our review coverage. We have been playing it extensively and can’t wait to post our review in a few days. Stay tuned.
Here’s the launch trailer: