Gears 5 Hivebusters Expansion and Gears 5: Game of the Year Edition to release next week

Attention members of the COG! Gears 5 will soon receive a story-driven expansion, and will do so on December 15th.

Referred to as the Hivebusters Expansion, this three hour-long addition will sell for $19.99, and will also be made available through Game Pass Ultimate. Furthermore, it will also be part of the Gears 5: Game of the Year Edition, which is slated to release on the very same day. Its cost? $59.99.

“Gears 5: Hivebusters” is a new 3-hour campaign where players will take on the roles of Lahni, Keegan and Mac – the heroes introduced in Gears 5’s Escape mode – in their first mission as part of the secretive Hivebuster program. “Gears 5: Hivebusters” is the first Xbox Game Studios campaign expansion to join Xbox Game Pass Ultimate day-and-date with release. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play as a part of their existing membership when the expansion is live on December 15. Simply update the game and launch the expansion from the ”Gears 5“ main menu.