Gears 5 May Require Higher System Requirements to Play the Game

A lot of fans are getting restless because of the much anticipated release of Gears 5, an upcoming third-person shooter videogame from The Coalition. This will be the 6th installment of the Gears of War series to be released to the public by September 2019.


Among the exciting features of Gears 5 are the thrilling modes and the deepest campaigns. In fact, it has been dubbed as biggest release ever. Here are the five modes you can play in the sixth installment of Gears.

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Escape Mode

This is a new and aggressive high stakes coop mode that features a 3-player suicide squad. They must work together so that they can take out enemy hives from the inside. If you can recall, this was announced at the Xbox E3 briefing. You may visit live.gearsofwar.com link so that you will be able to get familiar with the Escape gameplay debut.

Map Builder Mode

The launching of the game will also debut the Map Builder. This will enable you to create custom hive maps and experiences from the Escape mode that you can share with and challenge your friends.

Versus Mode

In July 2019, the Versus mode will finally debut with the Tech Test for Gears 5. You can get access to the Gears 5 Tech Test from the Xbox Game Pass or by pre-order at participating retailers, which include the Microsoft Store.

Horde Mode

In August 2019, the Horde mode will be released with a hands-on gameplay debut at gamescon. This will feature new character abilities which will enable turning the tide on the battlefield.

Campaign Mode

Lastly, the Campaign mode will debut into Early Access in September 6, 2019 with the release of Gears 5. During the all-out-war scenario, Kait Diaz will try to break away to uncover her connection to the enemy. She will also be able to discover the true danger to Sera, which is herself.

Basically, this is the biggest Gears campaign ever and the first to introduce 3-player split-screen campaign coop. That said, perhaps it explains why fans are getting so excited to experience the new features.

System Requirements

You may be able to play Gears 5 on your PC if you have meet the following requirements as predicted by experts in the industry.

  • Minimum System Requirements
    • Operating System: Windows 10 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7850 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    • VRAM: 2GB
    • System Memory: 8GB RAM
    • Storage: 80GB HDD space
    • DirectX 12 Compatible Graphics Card
  • Recommended System Requirements
    • Operating System: Windows 10 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB or NVIA GeForce GTX 1080
    • VRAM: 4GB
    • System Memory: 16GB RAM
    • Storage: 80GB HDD space

Since Gears 4 has required the top end specs for your PC, Gears of War 5 is estimated to require something like the Skylake i7 processor that would go along an NVIDIA GTX 970 and the 16GB system memory. This also means that it must have high graphics settings at 1080p and 60fps.

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