Microsoft has today revealed a bit more about what we can expect from Gears Tactics when it arrives on Xbox One, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X on November 10th with Xbox Game Pass.
The game, which originally launched for PC back in April, will be getting a range of new features for all Xbox consoles, including new powerful enemies, new Supreme equipment and enhanced controller support, along with a brand-new playable character in the form of Gears of War’s signature companion bot, Jack.
(PC players will be getting access to this content via a free update as well).
- Jack joins the fight – Gears of War’s signature companion bot, Jack will join Gabe and the heroes of Gears Tactics as a new playable character. In Gears Tactics, Jack is a new hero that changes the dynamic of the encounters, with 20+ new skills ranging from empowering auras to hijacking and controlling enemy units.
- New powerful enemies – Deviant enemies are introduced in Gears Tactics, adding a new layer of challenge in the battles, with special abilities that will defy the players’ strategies.
- New Supreme equipment – The new Supreme equipment rewards players with powerful gear to play through the campaign, defying massive bosses and facing the new Deviant enemies.
- Enhanced controller support – Optimized experience for Xbox controllers on console and PC
In addition, the Xbox Series X version will run at 4K Ultra HD and 60 frames per-second - no specifics have been provided for the Series S version. Both consoles will also offer faster load times and Variable Rate Shading.
Check out the brand-new trailer above, and let us know if you're excited for Gears Tactics on Xbox Series X below.