Gears 5 Hollow Storm Update is Biggest Yet, Adds 5 New Maps
Gears 5’s Hollow Storm upgrade launches today. The Xbox-exclusive Gears 5 is getting new maps, new personalities, and more in its biggest update yet.
After only about a week since the launch of the match’s massive Xbox collection X update, Gears 5 is getting its largest single batch of post-launch content ever. This marks developer The Coalition’s fifth performance (aka expansion) since initially releasing the game in July 2019.
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Hollow Storm attracts five channels, seven characters, and several alterations to courses in PvE manners. There are two new channels, Nexus and Regency, along with three arriving ones. The highly-requested River in Gears of War 2 creates its return, along with the Gears 4 versions of Gridlock and Clocktower.
The brand new characters being inserted are a mix of new and old but are callbacks to the Locust War. Players can now pick Dizzy, Tai, and also the Locust Skourge from Gears of War two, in addition to Gears of War 3 Anya and several Lambent Locust. As part of Hollow Storm’s launching, Gabe Diaz will be accessible for those who finish the Gears Tactics tutorial. Gears Tactics’ beefy file size may dissuade some players who otherwise don’t have enough space.
The course changes made to modes such as Horde and Escape have large implications. Since launching, Gears 5 classes have been attached to particular character versions. To put it differently, players needed to pick a specific character if they desired to play a particular role. Though this might seem like something rather standard, Gears games have always allowed players to pick any character. Now, from Hollow Storm onward, players may freely set all personalities together with any class.
The Gears of War franchise Seems will be taking center-stage since Microsoft’s console exclusive, together with Gears Tactics and Gears 5 available on Xbox Game Pass. This seems like a sensible stand-in for what was supposed to be Halo Infinite, which recently lost its next director in two years. With the Xbox collection X update, Hollow Storm update, and Game Pass availability, there has never been a better time for gamers to get in the sequence.
Operation 5: Hollow Storm won’t be the last new content that gamers see. The Coalition recently confirmed long-rumored Gears 5 campaign DLC is coming soon, though it’s uncertain if it will be free. The expansion, called”Hivebusters,” will center around the story of a new squad. Despite this publishing next month, further details about the 3-to-4 hour story stay scarce.