Gears 5 News

Phil Spencer is Apparently Playing the Next-Gen Xbox Scarlett at Home

If he beats you in Killer Instinct this weekend, feel free to blame that.

Xbox Game Studios Head Says Game Pass is Solving Monetization Woes

"It allows our game creators to do what they do best, which is make a game."

Xbox's Phil Spencer Has Thoughts on Sony Holding Back Important Exclusives From Its Subscription Service

Phil Spencer says putting games on Game Pass doesn't devalue them.

Project xCloud’s Preview Selection Makes Stadia’s Launch Lineup Look Tiny

Dozens of games are coming for testers of Microsoft's game streaming service.

Xbox Launches Monthly Payment Console Bundle With Project Scarlett Upgrade Plans

Sign up to buy an Xbox One now, get the option of upgrading to Scarlett down the road.

Microsoft Sees Decreased Hardware Sales as This Console Generation Comes to a Close

As we near the end of a console generation, Microsoft is touting success on the services side.

How to Play The Outer Worlds For $5, And Get a Chalupa in the Process

For the price of a chalupa combo (yes, really), you can get some time with Xbox Game Pass.

Microsoft Claims Xbox Game Pass Subscribers Play More Games and More Genres

The average Game Pass user is apparently playing—and buying—more games than they used to.

Rod Fergusson on Gears 5 Microtransactions: "We Will Continue to Evolve Until We Get It Right"

Gears 5 doesn't have loot boxes, but there are still improvements to be made to the new system.

Project xCloud, Microsoft's Game Streaming Service, Goes Into Public Preview Next Month

Microsoft will let players in to test out xCloud in the real world.

A Gears 5 Glitch Gives Players a Glimpse of What It'd Be Like as an FPS

It seems more like a plain old bug than an unfinished feature.

Gears 5's Monetization is "Ahead of the Industry," Dev Says

The Coalition was reading the tea leaves.

Gears 5's Campaign Will Bring Back Some Familiar Faces

The boys are back in town.

Gears 5 Has a Crossover With Halo: Reach

And Horde mode is looking a little Overwatch-y.

Gears 5 Will Support Mouse and Keyboard on Xbox, If That's Your Jam

This evens things out for crossplay.

Sorry, No Smoking Allowed in Gears 5

Marcus will have to put the cigar out.

Xbox's Phil Spencer Says He's Giving Teams The Time They Need To Build Their Games

It's about getting things right, rather than getting things out.

Gears 5 is Ditching the Season Pass For A Battle Pass

Take a Tour of Duty.

Gears Tactics Still In Development, Gears of War Producer Confirms

The missing Gears game is still okay.

Xbox E3 2019 Press Conference Recap: The Next-Generation Xbox is Revealed (Sort Of), But Keanu Reeves Steals the Show

Cyberpunk 2077 and Gears 5 get release dates, Project Scarlett gets details, and Keanu Reeves drops in instead of Shigeru Miyamoto.

Gears 5 Releases This September, but You'll Be Able to Play It Early

The new Gears will have a multiplayer tech test and early access on Game Pass.

Xbox Will Have 14 First-Party Games at E3 2019. Here's What We Think Some of Them Will Be

We know some of the games already in development.

"The Move to Streaming Is Upon Us"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Sony is convinced on-demand gaming is imminent in part because roughly 5% of PS4 owners used Remote Play at least once in the past year.

Gears of War Esports League Will Reveal Gears 5 Multiplayer This Summer

Here's when we'll get a look at Gears of War 5's multiplayer.

Microsoft Rebrands 13 Core Developers as Xbox Game Studios

Xbox Game Studios promises new exclusives, IP, and sequels.

Gears of War 5 Announced, Releasing 2019

Marcus and JD are back for another adventure against the Locust.