Microsoft Releases Big Multiplayer Update for Gears 5

Posted on December 11, 2019 by Paul Thurrott in Games, Xbox One with 0 Comments

Microsoft today announced the availability of Operation 2, its next quarterly multiplayer update for Gears 5.

“Operations are free quarterly, multiplayer updates that introduce new ways to play Gears 5,” Microsoft’s Dana Sissons explains. “Operation 2: Free for All adds four new characters, three game types, five maps, a new Versus season, and a brand-new Tour of Duty full of earnable content.”

Operation 2: Free for All is now available for download, and it will be playable at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET. It is a free update for all Gears 5 players.

That said, Microsoft is also offering a $19.99 Operation 2: Free for All bundle that includes all four new characters, the complete Eclipse weapon set, 1000 Iron and 30 days of Boost.

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