Will Gears 5 Be On Xbox Scarlett? "It's Too Early To Talk About That"
Gears 5 is coming.
One of Microsoft's next big exclusive, Gears 5, launches in September for Xbox One and PC, and its release date is just ahead of the release of Project Scarlett in Holiday 2020. Gears 5 will presumably play on Scarlett given the console supports all Xbox One games, but developer The Coalition isn't ready to talk about its plans yet.
The Coalition boss Rod Fergusson told IGN that he and the team are "really focused" on launching Gears 5 on the existing Xbox consoles. Given that The Coalition is owned by Microsoft, you can connect the dots and imagine that Gears 5 will also support Scarlett, but Microsoft isn't ready to make any announcements yet.
"Really focused on Gears 5 right now on what we have now in terms of Xbox One X and One S and One Regular. The Xbox One family of devices [in ad sales guy voice]," he said. "That's what we're really focused on right now. I think there's stuff, as first-party, you could probably make some suppositions about what we would and not do but I think it's too early to talk about that now."
In June during E3, Xbox boss Jason Ronald confirmed that "thousands" of games from all four generations of Xbox will be playable on Project Scarlett.
In other news, another high-profile first-party Microsoft game, Halo Infinite, is releasing in Holiday 2020 as a launch title for Scarlett. That game will also play on all Xbox One models, as well as PC.
Gears 5 launches on September 10, but those who buy the Ultimate Edition can play beginning September 6. Additionally, all Xbox Game Pass members get the game at no extra cost.
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