This week starts the technical test phase for Gears 5 and, during the talk we had with Rose Gunson, boss of the sports program of the franchise, the executive said that electronic sports are especially important for the series from Gears of War 4 , but for the sequel, this is already an indispensable component and is part of the development of the game.
” [I] would say that Gears 5 will definitely focus on esports because esports have been a central part Gears 4, but it’s something that began to develop and be part of the development process in Gears 4, so all the learning we had to have professional players testing it; to develop that program; to have events and learn from them and enlarge our fan community, and develop to recognizable esports brand took to the point where, now with the premiere of Gears, we will be able to show Gears 5 esport as a really important sport and esports as An important part of the development of Gears 5. ” explained Gunson.
Gears 5 will definitely focus on esports
The Gears 5, the last weekend was held, in Atlanta, the Gears Summer Series Invitational, in which 8 professional teams participated. In fact, for this installment, The Coalition has partnered with the PGL, a company that is known for having organized The International of DOTA.
” So we are really excited to bring Gears to a tournament operator, to develop a new program. It will be something that people have not seen, something like the elevation of Gears esports. So you’ll see that with the game premiere in the fall and we’ll be launching Gears Esports at the same time. & Quot; said Gunson.
Gears’ technical test phase will be available for the next 2 weekends, although it is possible to download the client, and the game will debut on September 10, although in Gamescom we will see more of the Horde mode, with the campaign still on the list of pending subjects to be revealed.