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Gears 5: Arcade mode will have characters with distinct jump-in/jump-out abilities

Yesterday we showed you the beautiful trailer dedicated to the Gears 5 Tech Test and today we learn from The Coalition that the footage is taken from the new Arcademode, which can be played in the test, along with some details about this variant of multiplayer designed for less "engaged" fun.

The developers explain that Arcade draws inspiration from hero shooters in which each character is equipped with different individual abilities and weapons (each with a different upgrade path during the match), thus creating battles in where each "hero" deployed behaves in a different way from the others.

An example of this, in yesterday'strailer, we see it both in the upgraded weapons that are generated in the hands of the characters, and in Kait's devastating move at the end of the video, followed by an animation "made below" to Bruce Lee, with the face of the protagonist completely bloodied.

Another interesting feature of this mode, but it has not been clarified how it will work, is that it will be "jump-in/ jump-out", that is, players will be able to dynamically enter and exit an ongoing game, but it is not clear how this will be managed and balanced. However, we'll have to wait a little to find out: the Versus Tech Test starts on Friday!