In gears 4 you would instantly know your fighting’s a diamond ranked player when you seen their weapon skin but you can hardly see the diamond weapon skin in gears 5 it’s brightness is very low and it’s very dull
Because they are Cubic zirconia. Welcome to the forum btw.
There’s a lot of dull things in Gears 5.
Imagen having one of the best IPs in the world to work on and delivering chrome steel characters.
So they can sell more skins in the store.
This has been brought up several times and that’s the best explanation I’ve heard. I would bet HEAVY money on it that it’s correct.