Gears 5 ‘Horde’ trailer, DLC ‘Halo: Reach Character Pack’ announced

Fortify to survive as you battle waves of enemies with four friends.

Gears 5

Publisher Microsoft and developer The Coalition debuted the “Horde” trailer for Gears 5 during the Gamescom 2019 episode of Inside Xbox.

Additionally, Microsoft announced that a “Halo: Reach Character Pack” add-on, which is included with the Gears 5 Ultimate Edition and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and includes Emile and Kat multiplayer characters, the Halo: Reach Noble Team Jack skin, Halo: Reach Noble Team banner, Halo: Reach Noble Team Blood Spray, and Halo: Reach Noble Team Mark.

Here is an overview of the game, via Microsoft:


The world is crumbling. Humanity’s reliance on technology has become their downfall and enemies are uniting to wipe out all survivors. As Kait you must journey across the biggest, most beautiful Gears world to uncover the origins of the Locust, and fight with your squad to protect what’s left.

Key Features

  • Never Fight Alone: Play solo or with a friend in local split-screen co-op, or online co-op. Battle alongside your friends anywhere with cross-play between Xbox One and PC.
  • Explore Sera: Skim across glaciers, sail over deserts and descend into sunken ruins to discover the largest and most diverse Gears world ever created.
  • Visual Showcase: Play every mode in 4K Ultra HD resolution with stunning HDR at a smooth 60 frames per second.
  • Just the Beginning: Additional features, co-op and competitive modes still to be announced.

Gears 5 is due out for Xbox One and PC on September 10.

Watch the Horde and Halo: Reach Character Pack trailers below.

Horde Trailer

Halo: Reach Character Pack Trailer

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