Gears 5‘s Escalation mode is getting some new changes. With the rounds to win, lives, and max lives being decreased starting today.

The changes are as follow:

  • Rounds To Win: (was 7)
  • Initial Lives: 4 (was 5)
  • Max Lives: (was 5)
  • Respawn Duration Reduction Per Round: -2 Seconds (was -1)
  • Disable Duration: 1 Round (was 3)
  • Secondary Weapon Placements: Boomshot and Dropshot can no longer be placed on secondary (home) weapon slots

Gears 5 is now available for PC and Xbox One. Check out our review here.

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