Gears 5

Gears 5 is a 2019 third-person shooter video game developed by The Coalition and published by Xbox Game Studios for Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Xbox Series X/S. It is the fifth main installment of the Gears of War series and the sequel to Gears of War 4. Gears 5 follows the story of Kait Diaz, who is on a journey to find out the origin of the Locust Horde, the main antagonistic faction of the Gears of War series.

Gears 5
Developer(s)The Coalition
Publisher(s)Xbox Game Studios
Director(s)Rod Fergusson
Producer(s)Christi Rae
Designer(s)
  • Matt Searcy
  • Ryan Cleven
Programmer(s)
  • Kate Rayner
  • Jerry Edsall
Artist(s)Aryan Hanbeck
Writer(s)Tom Bissell
Composer(s)Ramin Djawadi
SeriesGears of War
EngineUnreal Engine 4
Platform(s)
Release
  • Windows, Xbox One
  • September 10, 2019[lower-alpha 1]
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • November 10, 2020
Genre(s)Third-person shooter
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

The Ultimate Edition for Gears 5 was released on September 6, 2019, while the standard edition of the game was released worldwide on September 10, 2019. Gears 5 received generally favorable reviews from critics who praised the gameplay, campaign, presentation and amount of content, but criticised the story and overall lack of innovation.


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