The Coalition have been quite vocal about their ambitions for the Gears of War franchise and how they’re using Gears 5 to express those ambitions. After having established themselves as worthy custodians for Microsoft’s premier franchise with the solid-yet-safe Gears of War 4, the studio is now looking to really blow things up with the upcoming sequel.

While speaking with Game Informer, Gears 5’s multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven spoke about this yet again, calling it the largest game in the series to date, with the largest ever campaign, largest ever PvE offerings, and largest ever Versus