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Gears 5: Hivebusters

Gears 5 Hivebusters is the first expansion to the fifth installment of the Gears series from Xbox Game Studios, taking place in the Galanga Islands, in which we take part in a secret operation, playing the role of a heroes from Escape Mode.

This is Gears 5 expansion pack.

Action | TPP | science fiction | multiplayer | for 2 people | TPS | co-op | shooters | splitscreen | Xbox Game Pass

Gears 5: Hivebusters cover

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / split screen, players: 1-3

game release date:



Gears 5 - Hivebusters is a paid expansion that enriches the feature campaign with an additional about 3-hour scenario, focusing on three characters known from the Escape mode. Additionally, we can use the ultimate skills and new achievements.


The action is set in the volcanic area of Galanga. This is where Lahni, Keegan or Mac are sent to the first secret operation under the Hivebusters programme. Although the mission is suicidal, because the Scorpio team's task is to destroy the Swarm's hive, its completion may save Sera.


The gameplay has not changed since the main game, except for the fact that the expansion gives us the opportunity to use and improve the powerful ultimate skills that were previously not available in story mode.

Game modes

The expansion is designed for single player gameplay and for up to three people in online co-op mode.

Technical aspects

In order to launch Hivebusters it is necessary to have a basic version of the game - Gears 5 and a profile in In addition, thanks to the expansion, there are new achievements.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i3 / AMD FX-6000
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 760 / 3 GB Radeon R9 280 or better
  • 80 GB HDD
  • Windows 7(SP1)10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5 / AMD Ryzen 3
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon RX 570 or better
  • 80 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
Gears 5 Hivebusters Launch Date Revealed
Gears 5 Hivebusters Launch Date Revealed

news 08 December 2020 22:36

We know the release date of the upcoming DLC for Gears 5. It will provide several hours of gameplay and deliver a ton of action characteristic for the series.

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