The next Gears of War game will use Unreal Engine 5, and as a result, Gears studio The Coalition won’t announce any new projects or titles for some time. This is because switching to a new engine is a huge undertaking, the studio says, and it makes perfect sense.
Epic Games developed the first four Gears games, hence the series’ roots in the engine. The Alliance entered the fight with Gears of War 4, who was the first to use Unreal Engine 4; Gears of War 1-3 used the Unreal Engine 3. Gears 5 and Gears Tactics also used UE4.
“As we look to future games, we are excited to start shifting our resources to next-generation development with Unreal Engine 5,” Advertising is reading. “ Gears of War has always been at the forefront of Unreal Engine development – as a premium 720p title for Xbox 360 until last year’s 120FPS multiplayer update for Xbox Series X | S – and we’re excited to continue that tradition by developing on UE5 several new projects in the coming years. “.
Few games have been publicly announced as UE5 projects at this point: Fortnite will make the jump at some point, and Microsoft has confirmed that Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II will use the next iteration of the engine. UE5 is expected to be released later this year, and PS5 technology demo It still looks greatEspecially if you like vibrant rocks.
For Gears 5, work continues with Processes 7 and 8, both of which will add new maps, characters, and special events to the multiplayer component. The new content and “Featured Playlists” will continue to be released until the end of 2021, after which time the development will end.