Gears Tactics releases April 28 for PC and Xbox One

The turn-based strategy game Gears Tactics, based on the world of Gears of War, will be released on April 28. Initially, the release seemed to only apply to the PC, but the game also appears for the Xbox One.

Microsoft unveiled the game at E3 2018 and released a trailer during The Game Awards show in Los Angeles. Originally the game was presented as a PC exclusive title, but the trailer shows that the strategy game will also be released for the Xbox One and on Steam. So has Rod Fergusson, the head of developer The Coalition confirmed on Twitter.

Fergusson makes it clear that Gears Tactics is a single player game and that the strategy game will not contain microtransactions. According to him, cosmetic microtransactions are also not present; ‘everything can be earned in the game’, he reports.

Gears Tactics is very different from the gameplay of the current Gears of War titles in that it is not a third-person shooter, but a tactical turn-based strategy game that resembles the X-series in gameplay. com games. The game is also being developed by British studio Splash Damage, which was also involved in Gears of War 4 and Gears 5.