- WWE Superstars The New Day – one of the most popular and decorated tag-teams in WWE history – are now playable characters in Gears 5.
- You can unlock the $19.99 pack for free with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks now through December 4 or purchase it separately through the Microsoft Store or Steam.
- WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, and Big E have a special Gears 5 surprise in store for WWE Survivor Series this Sunday.
Whether it be to millions of subscribers on WWE’s UpUpDownDown YouTube channel or bringing friends and family together on Xbox Live, WWE Superstars The New Day are well-known for spreading the power of positivity through video games.
Now, WWE and Xbox are coming together like never before.
Beginning today, WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods make their debut as multiplayer characters in Gears 5. The New Day Pack includes the WWE Superstars in custom COG (Coalition of Ordered Governments) armor inspired by their flashy ring gear, unique weapon skins, and over 700 lines of newly recorded battle chatter. In a special episode of UpUpDownDown launching Thanksgiving Day at 10 a.m. ET/ 7 a.m. PT, fans can go behind-the-scenes and join The New Day on their transformation into Gears of War characters.
To commemorate the occasion, The New Day have a special surprise in store for this weekend’s WWE Survivor Series, streaming live on WWE Network this Sunday, November 22 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. Xbox users can watch the event through the WWE Network app. Collectors will want to keep an eye out for WWE x Gears 5 cross-over merchandise available for a limited time this weekend at the Official WWE Shop and The UpUpDownDown Shop.
The New Day Pack drops just days after the relaunch of Gears 5 including WWE’s Dave Batista as Marcus Fenix in campaign mode and optimizations for Xbox Series X|S. Gears 5 is included with Xbox Game Pass and is available for digital purchase at 75% off as part of the Xbox Black Friday sales event. For more on Gears 5, including the multiplayer relaunch as part of Operation 5, stay tuned to Xbox Wire and Gears5.com.
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From one of gaming’s most acclaimed sagas, Gears 5’s celebrated campaign and refreshed multiplayer are optimized with new features for the Xbox Series X|S update.
Campaign: With all-out war descending, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true danger to Sera – herself. New campaign features let you take your character and weapon skins into new playthroughs and enjoy bonus difficulties and modifiers.
PvP: May the best team win! With new modes and content since Launch, Versus rewards every competitive style, from casual to pro.
PvE: Co-operatively battle to survive. Pick your character, pick your class, and hunker down in Horde or push through in Escape.
Xbox Series X|S Optimized: Gears 5 has been upgraded to take advantage of Xbox Series X and S, including: reduced load times, instant resume, 120 FPS in Versus and variable refresh rates. Plus experience 4K HDR Ultra visuals on Series X.
Smart Delivery: Buy a copy of Gears 5 for your console and automatically download the version optimized for your device for free, including for Xbox Series X and S.
Three-player Campaign Co-op: Battle alongside your friends in three-player online or split-screen co-op.
Accessibility: Customize your gaming experience with updated accessibility features, including full controller remapping, single stick movement, Adaptive Controller support, narrated UI and menus, improved subtitles and more.
* Some modes and features require Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Live Gold on console, memberships sold separately. www.gears5.com