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Gears of War joins the list of games getting a Netflix adaptation


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Netflix has announced its latest game-to-show/movie adaptation: Gears of War. The streaming service teamed up with The Coalition to create a live-action movie and an “adult animated series” with the potential for more. At this point, it has not given any details on the release date of either property.

There is no word yet on the storyline the film will follow. in his description of the seriesNetflix states “Delta Squad, a ragtag fireteam led by disgraced Sergeant Marcus Fenix, [charged] leading the last stand of mankind,” meaning it will follow the story of Phoenix. The series has also had several sequels and spin-offs that follow other characters, with 2019’s Gears 5 starring Kait Diaz.

Netflix has had great success recently with its video game adaptations, including Arcane: A League of Legends Story and Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. According to Netflix, viewers watched Arcane for more than 72 million hours within weeks of its launch. Likewise, Edgerunners has some of the highest audience ratings on the platform.

Netflix is ​​also working on several other franchises, including a live-action Bioshock movie, a Horizon Forbidden West show, and an Assassin’s Creed series. A Gears of War movie has been on the figurative drawing board for a while – Variety Reports a the franchise has been in a certain state of development since 2007.

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