Gears 5: Rounding Up the Best Deals and Discounts

The fifth numbered installment in the Gears of War franchise is here.

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  • Gears 5 Release Date: September 10th, 2019
  • Editions Available: Standard, Ultimate, Jack Drone
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC
  • MSRP for Gears 5: Standard — $59.99 | Ultimate Edition — $79.99 | Jack Drone — $199.99

Gears 5 is carrying on the franchise’s time-honored tradition of letting you butcher monsters with a rifle-mounted chainsaw. And so far, it seems as though Microsoft hasn’t disappointed fans — Gears 5 has an 86 on Metacritic, with many outlets calling the game a glorious return to form.

 

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Gears 5’s physical release date is September 10th, but digital copies started going up for purchase on September 6th. And if you’re in need of a new gaming rig to show off Gears 5’s graphical improvements, you may want to consider Alienware’s m15 gaming laptop. Check out our overview of the laptop’s specs below:

The Best Current Gears 5 Deal, According to Slickdealers

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If you’re not sure about the latest Gears game, check out the official launch trailer below:

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How to Get the Best Deals on Gears 5

There are already a couple solid discounts available for Gears 5, so we’re breaking down the best deals on the web:

Xbox Game Pass — Starting at $4.99 a Month (Standard/Ultimate, Xbox One/PC)

If you subscribe to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass, you’ll get access to the Gears 5 standard edition the day it comes out for no additional charge. Game Pass is typically $9.99 a month for Xbox One or $4.99 a month for PC gamers. With the subscription, you gain access to a library of over 100 games.

You can enjoy the Ultimate Edition of Gears 5 if you subscribe to Game Pass Ultimate, which includes access to both the Xbox and PC versions of the service and Xbox Live Gold all for $14.99 a month.

Right now, new Gamepass Ultimate subscribers can get two months of the service for $2, at which point the price returns to normal. Since Gears 5 comes out in less than a month, this offer is definitely worth considering. If you only care about the single-player campaign (or if you don’t see yourself sticking with multiplayer for more than a couple weeks), you could get your fill for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

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Cdkeys — Price for Standard Edition: $15.79 ($44.20 off)

CDkeys is already offering a discount of nearly 75% off the standard edition of Gears 5. 

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If you’re interested in the Ultimate Edition of Gears 5, Cdkeys has it for $74.39.

Amazon — Price for Standard Edition: $36.63 ($23.36 off)

Amazon is offering the standard edition of Gears 5 for $36.63, or 40% off.

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Walmart — Price for Standard Edition: $36.63 ($23.36 off)

Walmart is matching Amazon’s deal by selling Gears 5 for $36.63, a 40% discount.

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Best Buy — Price for Standard Edition: $59.99 (no discount)

While Best Buy isn’t offering a blanket sale on Gears 5 like other retailers are, it’s still worth considering if you have a gift card.

 

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GameStop — Price for Standard Edition: $59.99 (no discount)

Like Best Buy, GameStop is not offering a discount for Gears 5. 

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Which Version of Gears 5 Should I Buy?

The Jack Drone skew is only available at Gamestop

There’s quite a bit of bonus Gears 5 content available depending on which of the three editions you buy and which retailer you order from. Here’s a quick breakdown of what you can expect from each skew:

  • Standard Edition: A copy of the game, the Terminator: Dark Fate Character Pack (if you play by September 16th), and access to the Tech Test in July.
  • Ultimate Edition: Everything that comes with the standard edition plus the Ultimate Edition Character Pack, four-day early access (September 6th), and 30 days of online experience boost.
  • Jack Drone Edition: This GameStop exclusive comes with a fully functional drone that includes a built-in camera. You also get a drone controller, a custom display stand and various curated collectibles.

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Eric Vega

Eric Vega is a Puerto Rican writer and filmmaker working out of Burbank, California. He has covered a plethora of topics in his writing including the looming threat of invasive species, the true spirit of the Juggalos, and why space travel will always be a carnival of nightmares.

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