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Gears 5 Rules

Game Setup

Please be aware when selecting GEARS ESPORTS COMPETITIVE V1  that all game modes must have ASSIST ENABLED. Not doing so can result in a match forfeit for incorrect settings.

Using an emote with a weapon or piece of utility to exploit the game mechanics is NOT permitted. If this exploit is used in game it will result in a forfeit of the map. 

Example: https://clips.twitch.tv/BoredTangibleCormorantSeemsGood

In the event of this happening, please gather all proof and provide it in a match dispute ticket. All proof must be in video form. Each incident will be handled on a case by case basis.



Execution 2.0 Settings:

  • Rounds to Win: 6
  • Round Time Limit: 2 Minutes
  • Execution Rules: Mitigated Damage
  • DBNO Time: 20 Seconds
  • Weapon Respawns: After Pickup
  • Gameplay Tuning: Match Option (Must be on ENABLED for Gears Esports Competitive Matches)
  • Classic Stalemates: ON
  • Use Overtime Ring: ON
  • Overtime Duration: 30 Seconds
  • Ring Capture Time: 4 Seconds
  • Ring Locator Display: 15 Seconds

Starting Loadout

  • Lancer
  • Gnasher
  • Snub Pistol

  • Gears Esports Competitive Execution 2.0 Maps

    Canals
    Checkout
    Clocktower
    Tomb



  • Each Team is only allowed one iteration of any character on their Team at one time, irrespective of character skin. For example, “Esports Kait” is the same as “Armored Kait”.

    - A single COG Team is only allowed 2 female characters.

    - A single COG Team cannot have one Player using a Marcus skin and another using Batista.

    The following Character skins are banned from gameplay:

    Terminator T-800 (Swarm) *Effective 12/16 @ 1:00 pm ET*

    Terminator Rev-9 (Swarm) *Effective 12/16 @ 1:00 pm ET*


    Team with the most rounds won will host last map within the series. If rounds won are tied, the higher ranked (closer to zero) will host last map. 

    Hosting Regions:

    The region selected when creating the match is the region in which the match MUST be hosted from. 

    For example, if a match is selected as NORTH AMERICA then only players from NORTH AMERICA may host the match. 

    If your team does not have a player from the hosting region selected for your match, then you would forfeit your host to the team that meets the hosting criteria.


    These swaps are ONLY used if you've selected the Gears Esports Competitive V1 match option. 

    CONTROL WEAPON SWAPS

    District:

    • Boltok –> Disabled
    • Buzzkill –> Incendiary Grenade
    • Embar –> Boomshot
    • Frag Grenades –> Disabled
    • Markza –> Disabled
    • Talon –> Disabled
    • Torque Bow –> Boomshot

    Reactor:

    • Boltok –> Disabled
    • Boomshot –> Torque Bow
    • Dropshot –> Frag Grenades
    • Enforcer –> Disabled
    • Frag Grenades –> Shock Grenade
    • Longshot –> Frag Grenade
    • Mulcher –> Shock Grenade
    • Retro Lancer –> Disabled
    • Shock Grenade –> Disabled

    Regency:

    • Boltok –> Disabled
    • Boomshot –> Shock Grenade
    • Dropshot –> Shock Grenade
    • Shock Grenade –> Disabled
    • Torque Bow –> Embar

    Training Grounds:

    • Boltok –> Disabled
    • Embar –> Disabled
    • Enforcer –> Disabled
    • Lancer GL –> Dropshot
    • Longshot –> Disabled
    • Overkill –> Frag Grenades
    • Talon –> Disabled

    EXECUTION 2.0 WEAPON SWAPS

    Canals:

    • Longshot –> Shock Grenade

    Checkout:

    • N/A

    Clocktower:

    • N/A

    Tomb:

    • Boltok –> Shock Grenade
    • Frag Grenades –> Longshot
    • Hammerburst –> Disabled
    • Longshot –> Torque Bow
    • Mulcher –> Frag Grenades


    Escalation

    Gameplay tuning is strictly decided by the match option selected on the match.

    Available Options:

    Default - Assist Disabled (Standard Gameplay)

    Assist Enabled (Assist Enabled is to be used when selecting Gears Esports Competitive V1 Settings)



    Fill with Bots: Off
    Bot Difficulty: Beginner
    Round Score Limit: 250
    Respawn Time: 12 seconds
    Respawn Escalation: 0 Seconds
    Friendly Fire: On
    Gameplay Tuning: Match Option (Must be on ENABLED for Gears Esports Competitive Matches)
    Elimination Victory: Off
    Use Lives: Off
    Initial Lives: 4
    Max Lives: 4
    Restore Game (LAN): Off
    Rounds to Win: 5

    Weapon Substitutions

    • None

    Starting Loadout

    1. Lancer
    2. Gnasher
    3. Snub Pistol

    Weapon Restrictions

    Boltok
    Talon


    Asylum
    District
    Exhibit
    Foundation
    Harbor
    Training Grounds
    Vasgar

    Gears Esports Competitive Escalation Maps

    Harbor
    Training Grounds
    Vasgar



    Each Team is only allowed one iteration of any character on their Team at one time, irrespective of character skin. For example, “Esports Kait” is the same as “Armored Kait”.


    A single COG Team is only allowed 2 female characters.

    A single COG Team cannot have one Player using a Marcus skin and another using a Batista skin.

    A single COG team can only have one Player using any of the following skins or their variants: Anthony Carmine, Benjamin Carmine, Clayton Carmine, Gary Carmine, Lizzie Carmine, Johnny COG, Private Vermelo, Private Casan, COG Gear, COG Gear Corpse

    A single Swarm Team cannot have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Cyclops skin.

    A single Swarm Team can have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Drone skin.

    The following Character skins are restricted from use:

    Terminator T-800 (Swarm)
    Terminator Rev-9 (Swarm)

    The following weapon skins are restricted from use:

    Black Phantom


    Team with the most rounds won will host last map within the series. If rounds won are tied, the higher ranked (closer to zero) will host last map.

    Hosting Regions:

    The region selected when creating the match is the region in which the match MUST be hosted from.

    For example, if a match is selected as NORTH AMERICA then only players from NORTH AMERICA may host the match.

    If your team does not have a player from the hosting region selected for your match, then you would forfeit your host to the team that meets the hosting criteria.



    KOTH Game Setup

    Game setup for this mode is exactly the same as the standard King Of The Hill gamemode, please see detailed game setup rules below.

    THE FOLLOWING WEAPONS / UTILITY ARE PERMITTED WITHIN THIS GAMEMODE:

    Shotguns

    Pistols

    Smoke Grenades 

    All other in game weapons and/or utility is NOT PERMITTED to be used within the match. If a player uses a weapon or piece of utility that is NOT classified as a shotgun, pistol, or smoke grenade in game the team the player resides on would receive the LOSS for the map, regardless of if the map was completed or not.

    If a player uses a restricted weapon or piece of utility, we will ONLY ACCEPT VIDEO PROOF of the weapon or piece of utility being used in the event of a dispute.


    Due to an in game bug with power weapons on Gears of War 5 KOTH, all power weapons are now RESTRICTED from being picked up at any time during the match.

    EFFECTIVE 12/26/19 5:45PM EST

    Fill With Bots: Off
    Bot Difficult: Default (Beginner)
    Rounds To Win: 2
    Round Score Limit: 210
    Execution Rules: Off
    Respawn Time: 10
    DBNO Time: 15
    Friendly Fire: On
    Weapon Respawns: After Pickup
    Gameplay Tuning - Assist Enabled (2/11 at 1pm ET)

    Weapon Substitutions

    Each weapon listed under the "Weapon Substitution" in-game settings should be set to NONE.

    Starting Loadout

    Lancer
    Gnasher
    Snub Pistol


    Asylum
    District
    Training Grounds


    Each Team is only allowed one iteration of any character on their Team at one time, irrespective of character skin. For example, “Esports Kait” is the same as “Armored Kait”.


    A single COG Team is only allowed 2 female characters.

    A single COG Team cannot have one Player using a Marcus skin and another using a Batista skin.

    A single COG team can only have one Player using any of the following skins or their variants: Anthony Carmine, Benjamin Carmine, Clayton Carmine, Gary Carmine, Lizzie Carmine, Johnny COG, Private Vermelo, Private Casan, COG Gear, COG Gear Corpse

    A single Swarm Team cannot have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Cyclops skin.

    A single Swarm Team can have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Drone skin.

    The following Character skins are restricted from use:

    Terminator T-800 (Swarm)
    Terminator Rev-9 (Swarm)

    The following weapon skins are restricted from use:

    Black Phantom


    Team with the most rounds won will host last map within the series. If rounds won are tied, the higher ranked (closer to zero) will host last map.

    Hosting Regions:

    The region selected when creating the match is the region in which the match MUST be hosted from.

    For example, if a match is selected as NORTH AMERICA then only players from NORTH AMERICA may host the match.

    If your team does not have a player from the hosting region selected for your match, then you would forfeit your host to the team that meets the hosting criteria.



    2v2 Gnashers

    Gameplay tuning is strictly decided by the match option selected on the match.

    Available Options:

    Default - Assist Disabled (Standard Gameplay)

    BETA - Tuning Preview (Overrides all Gameplay Tuning Settings)



    2v2 Gnasher Options

    Fill With Bots: Off
    Rounds to Win: 7
    Round Time Limit: 2 Minutes
    DBNO Time: 15
    Friendly Fire: On
    Weapon Respawns: After Pickup
    Gameplay Tuning: Assist Enabled (2/11 at 1pm ET)
    Classic Stalemates: On

    Weapon Substitutions

    No Changes.

    Starting Loadout

    Gnahser


    Maps

    2v2 Annex
    2v2 Arena
    2v2 Boxes
    2v2 Mid



    Each Team is only allowed one iteration of any character on their Team at one time, irrespective of character skin. For example, “Esports Kait” is the same as “Armored Kait”.


    A single COG Team is only allowed 2 female characters.

    A single COG Team cannot have one Player using a Marcus skin and another using a Batista skin.

    A single COG team can only have one Player using any of the following skins or their variants: Anthony Carmine, Benjamin Carmine, Clayton Carmine, Gary Carmine, Lizzie Carmine, Johnny COG, Private Vermelo, Private Casan, COG Gear, COG Gear Corpse

    A single Swarm Team cannot have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Cyclops skin.

    A single Swarm Team can have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Drone skin.

    The following Character skins are restricted from use:

    Terminator T-800 (Swarm)
    Terminator Rev-9 (Swarm)

    The following weapon skins are restricted from use:

    Black Phantom



    Hosting Regions:

    The region selected when creating the match is the region in which the match MUST be hosted from.

    For example, if a match is selected as NORTH AMERICA then only players from NORTH AMERICA may host the match.

    If your team does not have a player from the hosting region selected for your match, then you would forfeit your host to the team that meets the hosting criteria.



    Control

    Gameplay tuning is strictly decided by the match option selected on the match.

    Available Options:

    Default - Assist Disabled (Standard Gameplay)

    Assist Enabled - 



    Control Settings:

    • Fill with Bots: OFF
    • Rounds to Win: 1
    • Round Score Limit: 300
    • Execution Rules: OFF
    • Ring Capture Time: OFF
    • Respawn Time: 7 Seconds
    • DBNO Time: 20 Seconds
    • Weapon Respawns: After Pickup
    • Gameplay Tuning: Match Option (Must be on ENABLED for Gears Esports Competitive Matches)
    • Stand in Ring to Capture: ON
    • Ring Score: 75
    • Ring Size: Large
    • Use Individual Respawns: ON


    Asylum
    District
    Training Grounds

    Gears Esports Competitive Control Maps

    District
    Reactor
    Regency
    Training Grounds


    Each Team is only allowed one iteration of any character on their Team at one time, irrespective of character skin. For example, “Esports Kait” is the same as “Armored Kait”.


    A single COG Team is only allowed 2 female characters.

    A single COG Team cannot have one Player using a Marcus skin and another using a Batista skin.

    A single COG team can only have one Player using any of the following skins or their variants: Anthony Carmine, Benjamin Carmine, Clayton Carmine, Gary Carmine, Lizzie Carmine, Johnny COG, Private Vermelo, Private Casan, COG Gear, COG Gear Corpse

    A single Swarm Team cannot have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Cyclops skin.

    A single Swarm Team can have one Player using a Locust Bolter skin and another using a Locust Drone skin.

    The following Character skins are restricted from use:

    Terminator T-800 (Swarm)
    Terminator Rev-9 (Swarm)

    The following weapon skins are restricted from use:

    Black Phantom



    Hosting Regions:

    The region selected when creating the match is the region in which the match MUST be hosted from.

    For example, if a match is selected as NORTH AMERICA then only players from NORTH AMERICA may host the match.

    If your team does not have a player from the hosting region selected for your match, then you would forfeit your host to the team that meets the hosting criteria.



    Game setup for this mode is exactly the same as the standard Control gamemode, please see detailed game setup rules Above.

    THE FOLLOWING WEAPONS / UTILITY ARE PERMITTED WITHIN THIS GAMEMODE:

    Shotguns

    Pistols

    Smoke Grenades

    All other in game weapons and/or utility is NOT PERMITTED to be used within the match. If a player uses a weapon or piece of utility that is NOT classified as a shotgun, pistol, or smoke grenade in game the team the player resides on would receive the LOSS for the map, regardless of if the map was completed or not.

    If a player uses a restricted weapon or piece of utility, we will ONLY ACCEPT VIDEO PROOF of the weapon or piece of utility being used in the event of a dispute.


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