The past week has brought in news about platform updates on Xbox - including Dolby Vision HDR support -, Patch Tuesday updates, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
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The Coalition is the latest Xbox Game Studios developer to confirm its next-generation game projects will be powered by Unreal Engine 5. Reveals won't be happening for some time, however.
The Coalition is releasing the first campaign expansion to Gears 5 next week in the form of Hivebusters. The new three-player expansion will last three hours and is free to Game Pass Ultimate members.
Set for a November 10 release for Xbox consoles, the latest entry in the Gears of War series has now gone gold, bringing a new list of achievements worth a Gamerscore of 400, and more.
The Coalition announced earlier this month that Gears Tactics is finally hitting Xbox consoles, and now, it has detailed some additional features it will be adding to the game as a free update.
The PC exclusive turn-based strategy game Gears Tactics is finally getting a console launch. The Splash Damage and Coalition-developed title is coming to Xbox One and Series consoles on November 10.
The latest major content update to hit Gears 5, Operation 4: Brothers in Arms, brings in completely overhauled ranked and currency systems, six new characters, three new maps, and much more.
The Gears of War franchise's latest entry is a turn-based strategy game that offers an XCOM-like experience. Find out how Gears Tactics maneuvers in this new landscape in our review.
Splash Damage and The Coalition have unleashed a release trailer for their co-developed upcoming turn-based strategy game Gears Tactics. Pre-loads have gone live across Steam and Windows 10 too.
The Coalition has released Gears 5 Operation 3: Gridiron update, bringing in a host of new content for free, including new characters like Cole Train and Queen Myrrah, new maps, and more.
A lat has happened this week, including the departure of the studio head for The Coalition, Rod Fergusson. We've also seen the Surface Duo in the wild, and a new Fast ring build. Catch up below.
The Coalition studio head Rod Fergusson is departing the Xbox studio to oversee the Diablo franchise at Blizzard Entertainment. He has been involved with every Gears of War game since the beginning.
Microsoft today unveiled during The Game Awards 2019 event a new trailer for Gears Tactics, the upcoming XCOM-like tactical game. The title is releasing in April next year as a PC exclusive.
The Coalition has announced what's incoming to Gears 5 with the second round of seasonal updates, which includes new maps and modes, a wealth of new hero and villain characters, and more.
The Gears 5 soundtrack composed by Ramin Djawadi is getting a vinyl release early next year with 18 tracks. Pre-orders are available now for the Standard and Limited Edition variants.
The Coalition has added six new characters in the latest update for Gears 5 being pushed out today. These include new Heroes and Villains which include DeeBee, General Raam, and more.
Microsoft has announced that The Coalition's Gears 5 is now the biggest game launch of this generation from an Xbox Game Studios developer, "easily" doubling the launch numbers of Gears of War 4.
Microsoft has announced general availability for Gears 5. The newly released title had previously been available in early access for Ultimate Edition owners and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.
Gears 5 has got a launch trailer, ahead of its release slated for next week. The latest trailer features four of the game's five main modes, with Microsoft touting it as "the biggest Gears ever".
The Coalition has revealed that the WWE and MCU star Dave Bautista will be a fully playable character in Gears 5 soon after launch. He will be available across Versus, Horde, and Escape modes.
In the latest development of the "UWP is dead" saga, it seems that Microsoft's own game studios are abandoning the platform, as the upcoming Gears 5 will be based on Win32 for the PC version.
Microsoft and The Coalition announced that Gears 5 has now gone gold, ahead of its gamescom appearance. The full achievement list for the title has also been released in celebration of the milestone.
Xbox Game Pass subscribers and those who pre-ordered Gears 5 took part in the Versus Tech Test last weekend. Now, Xbox Live Gold members will be able to join the second phase of testing as well.
Gears 5 Versus Tech Test has now gotten an official trailer showcasing the new Arcade mode, along with further details being revealed by The Coalition regarding the upcoming title.
Following concerns raised by an anti-smoking organization, The Coalition have worked with Turner Sports to remove all tobacco usage references in Gears 5, ahead of its ELEAGUE reveal tomorrow.
The new Xbox One X enhancements arriving for Gears of War 4 have been detailed by Coalition. The game will receive two graphics modes, letting players choose between performance and visuals.
The Coalition has pushed another Gears of War 4 update for the month of August. The update brings along the classic map Canals as well as a new twist on the Forge map that already exists in the game.
The monthly updates to Gears of War 4 keep on coming, with The Coalition now revealing what's included in the July update. The update brings Raven Down as well as Reclaimed Windflare maps to the game.
Gears of War 4's May content update includes Dawn and Security as new multiplayer maps, the return of Benjamin Carmine, as well as support for multi-GPU configurations for Windows 10 systems.
The developers of Gears of War 4 have released a new update that will offer two new maps and some improvements. The game will also host a Valentine's Day event starting February 10.
Microsoft's internal games studio, The Coalition, takes on the Gears of War series, once owned by Epic Games. Under new ownership, does Gears of War 4 manage to live up to the series' standard?
Many Gears of War fans are anxious to get a taste of the new Gears of War 4 multiplayer through the beta that kicked off yesterday. One problem: many expecting day one codes haven't gotten one yet.
Microsoft's most important game of 2016, Gears of War 4, has been confirmed for an October release date, and the game's invite-only multiplayer beta will go live later this month.
New info has been released regarding Microsoft's big 2016 shooter Gears of War 4. The game will be a direct sequel to Gears of War 3, but the people and places have changed.
The Coalition's studio head Rod Fergusson talks a bit about the high technical bar being set for the upcoming Gears of War 4 game, claiming the game will achieve 60 FPS and superb visuals.
A Microsoft executive has confirmed that gamers who purchase "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" on Xbox One will receive all previous entries in the series via backwards compatibility in November.
Microsoft's "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" for Xbox One has gone gold, and those who pre-order the game can now download it in advance of its Aug. 25 release to play immediately on launch day.
Black Tusk Studios, the developer behind Microsoft's upcoming Gears of War game, will now seemingly focus more exclusively on the shooter series, as its been rebranded as "The Coalition."