Play Gears 5 for free this week

Gears 5 is free to play from April 6th through April 12th on Xbox One and on PC on both Windows 10 and Steam.

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In case you missed it, we’ve had a lot of updates and news for Gears 5 – Free Play Days, Batista, and Operation 3 Gridiron. Let’s jump in!

Welcome to Gears 5 – Operation 3: Gridiron! Get in on this single life objective mode with two teams fighting to run a neutral flag into their opponent’s end zone. Race to be the first team to hit 13 points to win, where you and your team fight to seize the flag, control weapons, and key positions in each short two-minute round. You’re going to need to work tactically together to claim each win!

Also: Batista is back! Play now through April 20 and you’ll automatically receive the Batista Bomb execution and Batista skin in-game!

Lastly, find this punch card in the Microsoft Rewards app on your Xbox One console! You can earn up to 500 Microsoft Rewards points by watching the new Operation 3 Gridiron trailer, earning any one of the new achievements added for Operation 3, and watching Gears 5 on Mixer.

Don’t have Gears 5? No problem. It’s easy to get in on Operation 3: Gridiron, because Gears 5 is part of Free Play Days starting today, April 6 through April 12. All Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play Gears 5 online with their Gold friends during Xbox Free Play Days! Console, Windows 10 PC, and Steam — everyone can play together.

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