Earlier today, The Coalition and Splash Damage released an Xbox consoles trailer for their fast-paced, turn-based strategy game Gears Tactics. This highly praised game debuted on Microsoft Windows PCs on April 28th and is finally coming to the Xbox family of consoles on November 10th alongside the launch of Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X. The trailer above highlights a few updates that are coming to the game right in time for the console launch. Below are more in-depth descriptions of these features to gives fans a better idea of what to expect.
- Jack joins the fight – Gears of War’s signature companion bot, Jack will join Gabe and the heroes of Gears Tactics as a new playable character. In Gears Tactics, Jack is a new hero that changes the dynamic of the encounters, with 20+ new skills ranging from empowering auras to hijacking and controlling enemy units.
- New powerful enemies – Deviant enemies are introduced in Gears Tactics, adding a new layer of challenge in the battles, with special abilities that will defy the players’ strategies.
- New Supreme equipment – The new Supreme equipment rewards players with powerful gear to play through the campaign, defying massive bosses and facing the new Deviant enemies.
- Enhanced controller support – Optimized experience for Xbox controllers on console and PC.
Gears Tactics is also coming to Xbox Game Pass and is one of several other titles that will be a part of the Xbox Series S and X launch lineup. Stay tuned for more details on these games and more in the coming months.