Published: Mon, June 11, 2018
Technology | By Christopher Mann

Gears of War is heading to smartphones next year


One is a spinoff based on a Funko Pop look, while Gears Tactics is a turn-based strategy game.

Gears of War 5, and Gears Pop weren't the only Gears games announced at Microsoft's E3 2018 conference. The other two games are going to provide interesting takes on the long-running franchise, especially if you happen to like collecting Funko Pop figures. It's set 12 years before the first Gears of War game, but no other details of that title are now known.

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The next title Microsoft announced is called Gears Tactics. Gears 5 shifts its focus to Kait Diaz, diving deeper into her background with a continuation on 2016's Gears of War 4.

The announcement mentioned the biggest and attractive world created by The Coalition. "Play solo or with a friend in local split-screen co-op, or online co-op".

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GoW5 is set for a 2019 Xbox, and Windows 10 platform release and the story mode picks from where the series last title left off. "And as it's grown, we've dreamed of taking it to new places in different ways to reach even more fans".

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