Gears of War 5 Lobby Browser Will Help You Find The Online Game You're Looking For

This story from E3 2019 takes a look at the lobby browser in Gears 5.

Published: June 13, 2019 10:30 PM /


The cast of Gears 5, a game showed at E3 2019

Eagle-eyed fans at E3 2019 this year noticed something unique about Gears 5, that the game will contain a new lobby browser as part of a new online lobby system.

Gears of War 5 multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven confirmed this to be true on Twitter, even showing off the Gears of War 5 lobby browser in its entirety on the E3 showroom floor.

The cast of Gears 5, which was shown at E3 2019

According to Cleven, the lobby browser is a feature that will support all online game modes, from the patented Gears of War -styled horde mode to the brand new Escape mode, which featured prominently in the game's E3 presentation along with a new versus mode for customized multiplayer matchups.

Cleven also implies that the lobby system will be available for the game's co-op mode, which was one of the primary focuses of Gears 5.

The screenshot by Cleven also reveals a number of stats that can be tracked by players looking to jump into one of the game's multiplayer modes.

Numerous criteria, from game status to ping, number of players and even difficulty are shown in the Twitter screenshot, which can likely be sorted as you see fit to help you find your perfect game with the Gears of War 5 lobby browser.

Gears 5 stars Kait Diaz, an Outsider who is part Locust, who searches to uncover the origins of her family and of the Locust horde. Diaz will be joined by several other characters from the series, including fellow Gears of War 4 protagonist JD Fenix, as well as his father and star of the first three games, Marcus Fenix, as they fight their way through their enemies once more.

The game is scheduled to release on the PC and Xbox One on September 10. Players who pre-order the Ultimate Edition, however, will be able to play the game starting September 6th.

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Game Page Gears 5
The Coalition
Xbox Game Studios
Xbox One, PC
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September 10, 2019 (Calendar)
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