The new Gears of War video game, Gears Pop!, has been confirmed for an August 22nd release on Windows 10, iOS, and Android devices.
The game as a free-to-play mobile title that blends the design aesthetic of the popular Funko Pop! models with the characters and world from the Gears of War video game franchise.
Powered by Microsoft’s cloud servers, Gears Pop! will enable crossplay and cross saves between devices and players will be able to unlock Xbox Achievements on iOS, Android, and Windows 10. The full list of Xbox Achievements has been officially listed here.
Here’s the official game description and trailer showcasing some of the gameplay:
For the first time ever on mobile, Gears of War & Funko Pop! have joined forces to deliver you explosive real-time multiplayer battles in the Gears universe. Collect and upgrade dozens of iconic Gears of War heroes and villains, each designed with an adorable Funko Pop! vinyl design. Build the ultimate squad and lead them to victory in the Arena where you will compete against other collectors and competitors around the world in fast-paced tactical cover-combat!
- Strive for supremacy on iconic Gears battlefields in real-time PVP assaults.
- Over 30 Gears of War characters are ready for your orders, all brought to life from authentic Funko Pop! designs.
- Build your squad the way you want, mixing and matching COG & Locust units like never before.
- Turn the tide of battle with powerful ‘Ultimate’ abilities, including the devastating Emergence Hole that floods the battlefield with Wretches.
- Battle through the arenas and into big leagues to challenge the best players in the world and fight for even better rewards.
- Test your mettle against AI opponents to try out new squads and hone your strategies.
Gears Pop! can currently be pre-registered on iOS and Android. This means that users can register their interest in the title and it will automatically download on their smart device once it launches. The game has yet to appear in Windows 10’s Microsoft Store app store.
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