Gears 5 Tech Test Download Available Now Ahead of This Weekend

Ruben Fields
July 19, 2019

The first test will kick off at 3.00am AEST on July 20 and run until July 22, with a second test happening next weekend from 3.00 am AEST on July 27 until July 30.

The Coalition provided a brief summary of its goals for the Gears 5 technical test on the game's official website.

You can download the client from any time once this story is live - just be aware that the servers will be offline.

Game Pass subscribers can download the tech test from the Game Pass library as they would any other game.

Can't wait to get your hands on Gears 5's multiplayer modes? The test will give the possibility to exploit some multiplayer modes like King of the Hill and Escalation. To start, we should note that you can't actually play Gears 5 today.

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Gears 5 Arcade mode has been recently shown off by developer The Coalition. This test will also come with the Bootcamp mode and the Tour of duty progression system.

To get the "Gears of War 5" beta version, the player must have an Xbox Game Pass. This new series consists of more challenges and with rewards that involve tech banners and more. You can also earn three versus weapon skins for beating "some additional challenges", though they were not described. The humans get access to Kait, JD, Del, Marcus and Fahz, while the Swarm are a collection of nasties whose skills match their human counterparts to make it an even fight.

The Coalition and Xbox want you to help test certain features in the game in this test, so to that end the company will be limiting features for you to better help stress-test the game ahead of launch.

Getting closer to the release date of Gears 5, there's nothing else to do but experiment everything possible so that game comes out with no flaws at all. The development team recommends that PC players install the Windows 10 May 2019 update before playing.

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