Gears 5 is a showcase for Unreal Engine 4 and arguably the best use of HDR ever in a game.
What you need to know
- Gears 5: Ultimate Edition is currently available, with the standard edition set to release on September 10.
- Digital Foundry is a team of specialists who take a look at the graphics and frame rate in video games.
- According to a technical breakdown, Gears 5 is a graphics showcase and features the best HDR implementation ever seen in a game.
- Gears 5 is available for $50 on Amazon.
When video games release, the team at Digital Foundry often does an analysis of the game’s technology: the graphics, the frame rate, and more are thoroughly examined. John Linneman, a Staff Writer at Digital Foundry, gave an impressive breakdown of Gears 5, talking about what The Coalition has accomplished with pushing Unreal Engine 4 across multiple modes in Gears 5. You can check out Digital Foundry’s full breakdown in the video below, though, do note that they show off all of the environments in the game, so you might want to wait if you’re extremely wary of spoilers.