• Gears 5 Multiplayer Tech Test: How To Get In And When Servers Go Live

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Gears 5 doesn't release until September, but Microsoft is inviting players in for a sneak peek during this weekend's technical test for the multiplayer mode. The client is already available to download for Xbox One and PC, and now the studio has confirmed exactly when the servers go live. Developer The Coalition has noted on Twitter that the tech test is currently experiencing some issues, which could impact the performance for a period "While we resolve some of the issues as soon as possible, you may see an increase to estimated wait time to get in," it explained. "The actual wait time...
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  • Xbox One does support mouse and keyboard, but there are many limitations

    Xbox One does support mouse and keyboard, but there are many limitations

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    Best answer: Yes! All Xbox One consoles support USB mice and keyboards, however, there are some limitations in regards to how it works and which games support them.
    Best lappable combo: Razer Turret
    More affordable option: Microsoft Wireless Desktop 900
    Support is there, but with limitations
    Microsoft recently rolled out the first iteration of its support for mice in Xbox One games, although there are a ton of teething problems worth being aware of so far.
    The number of games on offer with support for mouse and keyboard play is very small, with only two dozen or so titles supported so...
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  • Gears 5 Versus Play Test Now Live

    Gears 5 Versus Play Test Now Live

    1 month ago - By GameInformer

    Fans who can't stand the wait for Gears 5 are in luck, as the versus tech test is now live on Xbox One and PC. Those who pre-ordered the game or have Xbox Game Pass can hop on and play it. Xbox Game Pass members should find the game waiting in their libraries, while everyone else can search "Gears 5" to find the download.
    Anyone new to Gears can learn the ropes in Boot Camp training mode and get their bearings in the Arcade game mode. Fan-favorites King of The Hill and Escalation are included in the test as well. You can earn rewards by completing daily challenges via the new Tour of Duty...
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  • Gears 5 multiplayer test now live, ‘Versus' mechanics detailed

    Gears 5 multiplayer test now live, ‘Versus' mechanics detailed

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    Test it out.
    What you need to know
    Gears 5 launches in September on Xbox One and PC.
    The game eliminates the season pass and loot crates.
    You can play the technical test right now.
    You can preorder the game for $50 on Amazon .
    Gears 5 launches in September and The Coalition keeps on providing us with new details about the upcoming game. Recently, Gears 5 Multiplayer Design Director Ryan Cleven discussed servers and balance tuning. The franchise will feature 60 Hz servers for the first time with Gears 5 and there is one tuning setup across core and competitive multiplayer modes.
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  • AMD's New Adrenalin Drivers Add Gears 5 Beta Support

    1 month ago - By Tom's Hardware

    MD released the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.7.2 driver earlier this week to improve support for the upcoming Gears 5 beta tests.
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  • Gears 5 Multiplayer Tech Test: Here's When Servers Go Live And How To Get In

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Gears 5 doesn't release until September, but Microsoft is inviting players in for a sneak peek during this weekend's technical test for the multiplayer mode. The client is already available to download for Xbox One and PC, and now the studio has confirmed exactly when the servers go live. When Do Servers Go Live The tech test begins July 19 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET, and it runs through the same time on July 22. A second tech test runs the following weekend, from July 26 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET through July 29 at the same time. What's In It The Gears 5 Tech Test includes three modes , along with...
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  • Gears 5 Dev Answers Our Burning Questions About Microtransactions, Multiplayer, Battle Royale, Loot Boxes, And More

    Gears 5 Dev Answers Our Burning Questions About Microtransactions, Multiplayer, Battle Royale, Loot Boxes, And More

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    The Gears 5 multiplayer technical test kicks off today, July 19, giving fans the first opportunity to try out the Xbox One and PC shooter ahead of its full release in September. GameSpot recently spoke with Gears 5 multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven and eSports creative manager Rose Gunson about the game's new multiplayer features and more. In the interview, the developers answer our burning questions about the game's new modes and features, including the Arcade, Bootcamp, and Map-building modes. The developers also discuss their broader ambitions for how they wanted to improve the...
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  • Here's The Gears 5 Modes That Support Cross-Play Between Xbox One And PC

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Like Gears of War 4 , this year's Gears 5 will support cross-play between Xbox One and PC. Multiplayer director Ryan Cleven has confirmed that cross-play is supported not only for Versus multiplayer, but also for the Escape, Horde, and Campaign modes. "We are happy to confirm that Gears 5 will feature cross-platform play between Xbox One and Windows 10 PC for Versus Multiplayer," he said. "Cross-platform play also extends across the other Gears 5 modes to provide a great over-the-top three-player experience in Escape, an epic five-player Horde session, or three-player Campaign co-op...
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