‘Gears of War’ is Coming to Mobile as ‘Gears Pop’

Gears of War 5

From the brief few seconds of footage we got to see during the show, the game looks to be adapting Gears universe into an XCOM-style formula.

During their time on stage at E3, The Coalition took the stage to announce Gears of War 5 as well as a mobile spin-off and a "Gears Tactics" turn-based strategy based game, as well.

Microsoft announced Gears Pop, a new mobile game based on its Gears of War franchise.

2016's Gears of War 4 shifted the narrative tone of the series away somewhat from the deep bro-love of the original trilogy and delivered an even better Horde mode than its predecessor, but didn't dramatically reinvent the wheel.


The biggest video game expo in the country is taking place this week in Los Angeles, and gamers worldwide will be treated to new and exclusive footage for upcoming games.

In Gears of War 5, players will take the role of Kait, journey across the biggest, most attractive Gears world ever created. A non-gameplay teaser trailer suggests that Gears Pop! will not be targeting the hardcore gaming crowd.

While admittedly adorable, the news of "Gears Pop" was very much over-shadowed by the announcement of the highly anticipated "Gears of War 5" and "Gears of Wars: Tactics" for PC.

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