Gears POP! mobile spin-off now available on iOS and Android

What you need to know

  • Microsoft has dropped it latest mobile game Gears POP! for iOS and Android.
  • The real-time multiplayer game pits players in real-time Gears of War battles with a lovable Funko POP theme.

With a highly anticipated fifth entry to the Gears of War franchise slated for next month, Microsoft has debuted Gears POP! for iOS and Android devices. The free-to-play mobile spin-off fuses the gritty third-person shooter with Funko's adorable vinyl figure lineup, among the latest of Xbox franchises exploring on-the-go experiences.

Gears POP! brings familiar faces for returning Gears of War fans, featuring iconic series characters in lovable figurine form. Players will assemble a roster of units for real-time player-versus-player battles, comparable to hit mobile games like Clash Royale. The app combines traits of collectible card, tower defense, and multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games, suited up in the Gears universe.

Gears POP! is downloadable across iOS and Android devices, with Xbox Live integration serving multiplayer, achievements, and more. A healthy list of Xbox unlockables totaling 1000G has surfaced, alongside its own spin on the series' infamously challenging "Seriously" achievement.

Gears POP! is now free for download on iOS and Android via the link below.

Matt Brown

Matt Brown is a writer at Mobile Nations focusing on Xbox and desktop VR. After realizing he wasn't good at video games, he stuck to this writing thing instead. Follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.