Gears Tactics, One Of E3 2019's No-Shows, Is Still In Development

Illustration for article titled iGears Tactics/i, One Of E3 2019s No-Shows, Is Still In Development

At E3 2018, longtime Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson showed off a new PC game called Gears Tactics and announced Gears 5 and Gears Pop as well. This year, Microsoft’s Xbox briefing only mentioned those last two.

Never fear, Fergusson told Kotaku today. Tactics remains in development.

“Last year we wanted to really talk about all three games and show that Microsoft is tripling down on the Gears of War franchise, but now that we’ve had that we’re really trying to make sure it’s not always this three-pack… We’ll talk about Gears Tactics later.”


Tactics has no release date, and it sounds like Microsoft is focused on promoting two other Gears games before they get back to it. Gears 5 will be out in early September, and that Xbox One and PC game seems to be getting the bulk of the focus for now.

Editor-in-Chief. Playing: Watch Dogs Legion (need to get back to RDR2, Iconoclasts, Arkham Origins, Sushi Striker, Samus Returns, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint)

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Dinky Earnshaw

Every franchise should have a tactics game.