The Gears of War franchise began as an Xbox 360 exclusive in 2006 and was originally owned by Epic Games, which made the first three installments. After a map single developed by People Can Fly (Painkiller, Outriders) named for the occasion Gears of War: Judgment, the sequel to the adventures of the body-built members of the CGU was then taken over by The Coalition after the acquisition of the franchise by Microsoft, which gave birth as well sections 4 and 5.
In 2010, a film about the saga directed by Len Wiseman (Die Hard 4, Underworld 2) was planned, which we were fortunately spared. In 2016, the project was then taken over by Universal Studios, then nothing but rumours. But today we go to the concrete, because that’s what Netflix has done a message on Twitter.
” Gears of War was released 16 years ago today, and to mark the occasion, Netflix has teamed up with The Coalition to adapt the video game saga into an action feature film, followed by an animated series for adults – with the potential for more stories down the road ! »
For the animated series, if it’s given to a good studio, like with Cyberpunk: Edgerunners or Arcane, why not in a pinch. But as for the film, which remains an Arlesian of nearly 15 years, let’s be careful. In any case, we have no other information to put in our mouths. To be continued.