Gears 5 gets off to a rocky start

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Gears 5 is enduring a rocky launch, with disconnects plaguing its first few days online.

The PC and Xbox One third-person shooter launched on Thursday night for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers (our Gears 5 campaign impresisons are here).

Since then, Gears 5 has suffered a raft of issues, with players reporting being dropped from online matches. I’ve experienced this myself over the last two days. It’s particularly frustrating to be booted from a horde match, which sees a group of five players take on increasingly difficult waves of enemies.

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