Gears 5 multiplayer test planned for July
Various modes available during weekend test sessions
Microsoft and The Coalition have announced details about the upcoming Versus Multiplayer Technical Test in July for Gears 5, on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC.
Access to the Tech tests are offered via Gears 5 pre-order and Xbox Game Pass subscribers. The Tech Test will be available to download starting July 17 with online play being active from July 19 (starting at 10 a.m. PDT) through July 22 at 10 a.m. PDT, and then active again on July 26 (at 10 a.m. PDT) until July 29 at 10 a.m. PDT.
Fans will be able to check out Escalation (updated competitive gametype) along with Arcade (a new gametype) and King of the Hill. A new training mode – Bootcamp - is also offered. The Tech Test also features a short Tour of Duty, which is a series of challenges for players to earn content – completing all of these challenges unlocks an exclusive Tech Test Banner. Players can also unlock three Versus Weapon Skins by completing some additional challenges.
Gears 5 is planned for release this September.