Gears Tactics Debuts Xbox Version and New Enemies This November

Published: Friday, September 18, 2020 - 14:01 | By: Robert N. Adams
Developer
Splash Damage
Release Date
April 28, 2020
Genre
Strategy
Platforms
PC, Xbox One
Monetization
Character DLC, Cosmetic DLC, One Time Purchase
Purchase (Some links may be affiliated)
Windows 10 Steam Xbox
Jack, New Enemies, and Next-Gen

The Gears Tactics Xbox One release date and Xbox Series X release date has finally been locked in, and that's not all — some new content will be coming to the game right after it lands on Microsoft's consoles.

Gears Tactics is a prequel to the core Gears of War games, set 12 years before the first entry in the franchise. First revealed at E3 2018, this turn-based strategy game has players taking on the role of Gabe Diaz as mankind begins to truly understand the threat of the Locust Horde. Now, it's coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X in just a few short weeks along with a pretty cool content update.

 
 

Check out the Gears Tactics Xbox Consoles Announce Trailer to see how this game will look on a new platform!

What's Coming in the Gears Tactics Content Update?

A new update is on the way for Gears Tactics on all platforms. This update is going to be bringing some new stuff to the game, including a fan-favorite character.

Here's what's coming in the Gears Tactics content update:

  • Jack joins the game as a new hero with 20+ skills, including empowering auras and the ability to hijack and control enemy units.
  • New "Deviant" enemies will be added.
  • New "Supreme" equipment will give you powerful gear to take on these tougher foes.
  • Xbox controller support on PC will be optimized.

You'll be able to play the next Gears Tactics content update when it arrives on November 10, 2020, on all platforms.

Gears Tactics Xbox One release date Xbox Series X shooting slice

When is the Gears Tactics Xbox One Release Date?

The Gears Tactics Xbox One release date is less than a month away — you'll be able to get this game for Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X on November 9, 2020 as part of the Xbox Series S|X launch.

If you don't want to wait for the Gears Tactics Xbox One release date (or the Xbox Series X launch), you can buy Gears Tactics for PC via Steam or the Microsoft Store right now for $59.99 or your regional equivalent. Otherwise, you can pre-order Gears Tactics for Xbox One and Xbox Series X at the same price.

Are you looking forward to playing Gears Tactics on an Xbox console or do you prefer to play this kind of game on PC? What's your favorite Gears of War spinoff thus far? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!