This Week in Gears – September 7 – 13
Hello everyone! Welcome to another This Week in Gears blog where we bring you up to speed with everything in-game this week.
September 10 marks the second anniversary of Gears 5! To celebrate two years of gibs, we’re running a combo with a reward and a 5X XP event, from now September 6 until Monday, September 13, 10 am PT. What’s the reward? The iconic V-Day Marcus skin, for free!
Everyone who plays a match in any PvP or PvE mode during the 5X XP event will earn V-Day Marcus. Do keep in mind that the skin will be awarded retroactively once Op 8 Drop 2 rolls out, so sit back and go on a few Gnasher duels while we deploy.
One Shot One Kill is sticking around for one more week. Keep those multi-headshot clips coming!
As a reminder, complete the below medal group and you will unlock the Island Glow Green Weapon Set.
|That All You Got?||Complete 5 Matches in OSOK||4|
|Look Ma, No Face||Get 100 Eliminations in OSOK||5|
|Let’s Go, Who’s Up Next?||Win 5 Rounds in OSOK||6|
This Featured Hive has a very simple description: “Just run, run, run!” Outrun the venom and get to the exit!
- Heroic Lahni – 40,000 Gears Coins
- Stranded Weapon Set– 850 Iron
- Rainbow Jack – 1,500 Iron
- Vamos Bloodspray – 250 Iron
- 7/8 Banner – 200 Iron
- Nomad [Male] – 250 Iron, 2,000 Gears Coins
- Nomad [Female] – 250 Iron, 2,000 Gears Coins
- Neon Glow Legacy Set – 850 Iron, 6,800 Gears Coins
- 83% Mark – 125 Iron, 1,000 Gears Coins
- Domination Bloodspray – 125 Iron, 1,000 Gears Coins
And here is what you can expect across the world of esports in Gears 5!
- Black Steel Locust Grenadier – 2.99 USD
The team will be performing server updates and have a scheduled downtime running on September 8 from 8 am PT for approximately two hours. This will impact all gameplay, so we wanted to give you a heads up!
For the month of September, we’ll be focusing on Customization Clips! We want to see photos/videos/gifs of your in-game creations whether it’s a Custom Match with giant RAAM heads or a recreation of iconic Gears moment with your favorite characters!
As always post away with the hashtag #GearsGlory, we’ll be keeping an eye out!
Operation 8 Drop 2 – Reveal