Gears 5: Record Breaking Opening Weekend!


Gears 5 had a record breaking opening weekend!

According to a recent article released on Xbox Wire, Gears 5 has attracted more than 3 million players in it’s opening weekend. This set new records for Xbox Game Pass, making Gears 5 the biggest launch week for any Xbox Game Studios title this generation. However, this number also includes the four day early access period, which was available to those who purchased the Ultimate Edition and to Game Pass Ultimate subscribers. Early access began on Friday 6th September 2019.

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This doubled the performance of Gears of War 4 during it’s opening week debut, while making Gears 5 the most played Xbox Game Studio title during it’s first week since 2012’s Halo 4.¬†On PC, Gears 5 has nearly tripled the performance of it’s predecessor, making it the biggest launch ever for Xbox Game Pass on PC!


Xbox has stated that “Gears 5 kicked off the holiday season strong” and has thanked fans for their incredible support on the new title.

Congratulations to Gears 5 and Xbox Game Studios for their record breaking opening weekend!

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