This Week in Gears - June 22 - 28

Hello everyone! Another This Week in Gears awaits us as we ramp up to Operation 7 – Drop 2!

Versus Event: Vampiric FFA

For the last week of Operation 7 – Drop 1, we’ll be continung with Vampiric FFA!

This event is all about 14 player Free for All with two mutators active.

  • Vampire: All damage dealt heals you, this presents the opportunity to go on an absolute rampage if you keep winning your fights.
  • Explosive Headshots: Should you happen to headshot an enemy it'll cause an explosion taking out any enemies nearby.

Vampiric FFA also provides a special weapon set on, the Island Glow Orange weapon set. The medals needed to unlock it are below:

Medal Name Description
Now who's expendable? Complete 5 matches in the Vampiric FFA event
Come on baby, die for papa! Get 100 eliminations in the Vampiric FFA event
What's the matter, you hurt? Deal 75,000 damage in the Vampiric FFA event

Completion of this medal group will grant the Island Glow Orange Set.

A chaotic event to end Operation 7 Drop 1 we feel… we can’t wait to see how you all get on!

Featured Hive: The Mist

In The Mist, you and your squad must navigate your way to the exit through a dense fog. Keep your head on a swivel as the enemies will use the lack of visibility to their advantage to ambush you any chance they get.

Weekly Store

  • Locust Grenadier Ravager – 500 Iron
  • Blood Vial Weapon Set – 1500 Iron
  • Reaper Banner – 200 Iron
  • L Bloodspray – 250 Iron
  • Coffin Mark – 125 Iron

Feature Store

  • Bubbles Legacy Set – Free!
  • Xbox Pride Omen – Free!
  • Winter Armor Marcus – 250 Iron, 2,000 Gear Coins
  • Cobra Bloodspray –250 Iron, 2,000 Gear Coins
  • Fridge Mark – 65 Iron, 500 Gear Coins

Gears esports

And here is what you can expect across the world of esports in Gears 5!

Gears Pro League

The Gears Pro League is in full swing, with three modes played across each match.

And for viewers a glorious weapon set and Black Steel Kait up for grabs!

The full information on the events can be found on!

Women's esports tournament

We’re extremely excited to announce we have another Gears women’s esports tournament coming up! Featuring a massive $5,000 prize pool, it’ll take place on Saturday, July 3, 2021.

You, and your team, can register to get involved at! We can’t wait to watch the action go down!


It’s a special week as the 3rd Open Series Split finals take place!

Featuring matches of Control, Escalation, and Execution 2.0 this tournament offers $7,000 prize money up for grabs and the opportunity to square off against top teams in Europe & South America!

Look out for how to sign up on the @EGLGears Twitter!


  • Black Steel Locust Sniper – 2.99 USD

  • Street Art Weapon Set – 9.99 USD

Gears Glory

As we’ve previously mentioned, Gears Glory this month is all focused on Pride! For this, we’ve been asking you to send us GIFs or images of you doing an MVP pose at the end of your game with your Pride banners!

And as always, we love picking out some of our favorites!

Operation 7 – Drop 2!

And before we wrap things up here, look out for our Operation 7 – Drop 2 reveal post this Wednesday! Taking you through what to expect through this drop!

And as always, take care and have a wonderful week!



Give me a link!

When and where should be looking?

That grenadier ravager is absolutely glorious, also…


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Labyrinth again???

Edit- I feel like it’s a copy and paste post.

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I’m sorry, but surely Labyrinth isn’t supposed to be the weekly hive twice in a row?

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Featured Hive: The Labyrinth

Did you guys copy-paste that section from last week’s post?

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I’m pretty sure it is.
So lazy…

Which way do you go?!
The same as last bloody time.

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Hahaha- true. Not many ways to go tbh

Fixing now :slight_smile:

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Hopefully all the people who missed out on Winter Armour Marcus pick him up. Other than that nothing really interesting this week. I would like to see the Ravager ingame before making a judgement call.


New map is Checkout (Outside)

Wasn’t that a park that became full of stalks?

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Ah the fridge mark, yes. Now i can mark fellow thicc bois.

I’m never gonna see the UIR Officer in the store am I

Is the image the Hotel, Motel, Holiday Inn map?

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I’m think this picture from ephyra



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