The Gears 5 tech test is set to kick off later this month, and players on both Xbox One and PC will be able to download and play through three modes on two new multiplayer maps. If you’re interested in playing, then you’ll be able to preload the Gears 5 tech test before it starts. Here’s everything you need to know to download the Gears 5 tech test on Xbox One and PC.
How to download the Gears 5 tech test on Xbox One and PC
Players will be able to download the Gears 5 tech test for Xbox One and PC starting on July 17 at roughly 10AM PDT. Below you’ll find details on how to download Gears 5 on your respective platform.
To download Gears 5 on Xbox One, you’re going to need to have Xbox Game Pass, or have preordered the game digitally or at a physical retail location. If you have Game Pass, head into the Game Pass library and download the technical test from there. If you preordered the game digitally, then you’ll find the Gears 5 tech test in your downloadable content. Those who preordered a physical copy should have received a code that they can redeem in the Xbox Store to access the tech test when it goes live to download on July 17.
If you’re playing on Windows 10 PC, then head you’ll need to have Xbox Game Pass for PC or have pre-ordered the game digitally via the Windows Store. Game Pass subscribers will have it available to download in their library on July 17. Otherwise, you’ll need to search for ‘Gears 5’ in the Windows Store (after preordering) to find the download file.
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