• Gears 5 Sets Record for Biggest First-Party Launch on the Xbox One

    1 month ago - By VG Chartz

    Publisher Microsoft and developer The Coalition announced Gears 5 set a new record for the biggest first-party launch on the Xbox One. The game had over three million players in its opening weekend and setting Game Pass records.
    "Thanks to the incredible support from our fans, Gears 5 kicked off the Holiday season strong - attracting over three million players in its opening weekend and setting new records for Xbox Game Pass with the biggest launch week of any Xbox Game Studios title this generation," reads the blog post from Aaron Greenberg, Xbox Games Marketing General Manager.
    "The...
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  • Gears 5 broke the records it should've broke

    Gears 5 broke the records it should've broke

    1 month ago - By Destructoid

    Gears 5 is a big game in a few different ways. It's big in that it's robust, packed with more content and modes than ever before. It's big in that it's important, the latest entry in one of Xbox's flagship series. And, it's big in that it's popular, expected dividends after the original Gears trilogy helped shape the direction of modern triple-A shooters.
    Today, Microsoft announced that Gears 5 had the best launch of any of Xbox's first-party games during the Xbox One generation. The first week attracted more than three million players. That's more than double Gears of War 4 's debut. You...
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