This Week In Gears 5: January 19th - 25th

THIS WEEK IN GEARS: JANUARY 19 – 25

Hello everyone!

With another week upon us, we have another edition of This Week in Gears lined up for you.

VERSUS EVENT: 14 PLAYER GNASHERS ONLY FFA

The Verus Event Logo

The Gears bedlam is HUGE this week with the return of 14 player FFA! You start with a Gnasher and Smoke but can quickly upgrade your loadout by grabbing one of the power weapons conveniently placed throughout the map. And for fights this big, we’re featuring our dedicated FFA tile-maps – War Room, Pit, Nethercutt, and Core.

Enjoy but make sure to watch your six.

PVE

A frantic battle between two sides in a Horde battle

There is no Horde event this week but don’t fret PvE fans. There is still the daily Horde challenge as well as the daily & weekly Escape Hive (The Detour) which are chocked full of great rewards.

GEARS GLORY

Last week we announced Gears Glory an opportunity for you to send us your favorite pieces of content you’ve created and we’re blown away by some of the fantastic posts we’ve seen.

With such a passionate community here, we love stumbling across content you tag us in, whether it be an awesome clip, a tattoo or cosplay we can never have enough Gears love to share when it comes to these incredible efforts.

As a reminder we’ll be doing a theme for each month but to kick this particular theme off we’re allowing you to submit whatever you’d like to us for this month.

You can submit your community content via the hashtag #GearsGlory on Twitter and Instagram, throughout the month we’ll be highlighting our favourites culminating with our selected favourites at the end of January, after that we’ll be going into dedicated themes for each month.

WEEKLY STORE

  • Hollow Storm Clayton – 500 Iron
  • Hivebuster Dom – 250 Iron
  • Sweep the Floor Expression – 300 Iron
  • Cobra Bloodspray– 125 Iron

FEATURE STORE

Featured store items for the week of Jan 19, 2021

  • Winter Armor Fahz –250 Iron, 2,000 Gears Coins
  • Savage Elite Hunter – 500 Iron, 4,000 Gears Coins
  • Niles Legacy Set – 850 Iron, 6,800 Gears Coins
  • Snub: Gut Kick Execution – 300 Iron, 2,400 Gears Coins

GEARS ESPORTS

There will be no Chrome Steel skins for the next two weeks; however, when they come back it will be a selection of previously released Chrome Steel skins that you may have missed out on!

And yes, we still have more new Chrome Steel skins to unveil.

NEW TC COMMUNITY MANAGER – TC KILO

It’s taken some time but we’re very excited to announce our new Community Manager – TC Kilo. He’s been around the Gears world for a while (you may remember him as Shaunyowns). You will see him on Reddit, in the forums, and everywhere in between. He’s taken over the old Octus Twitter account so if you don’t already follow him – you can find him here. He’ll also be on this week’s stream for us to do a proper in-person introduction. Welcome TC Kilo!

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Oh yes more of the savage skins please

Some unreal skins around from previous gears’

Not a bad store update this week tbf that. When are the re up changes being announced though?

Yes : winter Fazh is back !
It’s a good thing.

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Please TC, let us use Locust and Lambent skins in PvE. :pleading_face:

But not the official forums…?

Yes. Welcome TC kilo…:+1:

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Hopefully we’ll finally get the Chrome Steel Precision Weapons (properly) as part of the older skins returning.

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Hollow Storm Clayton should’ve been a OP5 TOD reward 1513247199722

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Decent store this week, glad to see an execution in the featured store as well.

And welcome TC Kilo!

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Very excited to play some 14 player FFA on the old FFA maps; this was my favorite.

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Good news, but seriously? 5 unreleased CS and we get nothing?

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Why hello everyone!

And yes I have numbers in my name, feel free to have a bit of fun with my name but it is me Kilo!

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Welcome to the Forums (officially) :smiley:

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Broken game is still broken.

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glances at two Community Managers

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Oh dear god.

I’m going to buy so much from this weeks store.

Please help me and my itchy purchase finger.

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How is that different from any other week?

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Because I typically only buy one item if anything.

I see… 1,2,3,4,5,6 things I’d be willing to buy here lmao.

Just gonna cut my pointer finger off bruv.

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Hivebuster Dom looks so dope, way, waaaaay better as a commando-like character than Gears 4 & 5’s take on Commando Dom.

They’ve stepped it up with these new Hivebuster skins & other skins like the Hollow Clayton big time. Props to them for that.

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Welcome tc kilo, hope you are ready for the ups and downs the forums will bring you

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