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 brief stand-alone developed by People Can Fly (Painkiller, Outriders) named for the occasion Gears of War: Judgment, the sequel to the adventures of the bodybuilt members of the CGU was then taken over by The Coalition after the acquisition of the franchise by Microsoft, giving birth as well as episodes 4 and 5.
In 2010, a film was planned on the saga directed by Len Wiseman ((Die Hard 4, Underworld 2) which fortunately we were spared. In 2016, the project was then taken over by Universal Studios, then nothing left apart from rumours. But today we are going on the concrete, because Netflix has made an announcement 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 to follow! »
For the animated series, if it’s given to a good studio, like with Cyberpunk: Edgerunners or Arcane, why not in a pinch. But concerning the film, which remains an Arlesian of almost 15 years, let’s remain cautious. Anyway, we have no other information to put in our mouths. To be continued.