The first tech test is from July 19th to 21st.
The Coalition has announced a tech test for Versus mode in Gears 5. It starts on July 19th at 10 AM PDT to 21st and then again on July 26th, 10 AM to July 29th. Two multiplayer maps will be made available along with three modes. The pre-load for the tech test goes live on July 17th at 10 AM PDT so you can download it beforehand. It’s 15 GB, which isn’t too shabby.
Multiplayer modes will include Arcade, Escalation, and King of the Hill. Bootcamp, training mode, and Tour of Duty will also be available. The latter is a more bite-sized version of the PvP seasonal aspect and will allow players to unlock different Tester Weapon Skins with completed Medals. Three Medals and you get a Tester Banner that can be carried into Gears 5 along with the skins.
The objective of this tech test is to stress-test servers and as such, an…