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New Gears 5 Behind-the-Scenes Video Shows Off Dave Bautista’s Character Geared Up

Gears 5 who wanted to see Dave Bautista in full armor now have their chance with a new behind-the-scenes video.
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Wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista looks like he popped right out of the Gears of War universe and now that it’s official, it’s time to see exactly how well he wears that iconic Marcus Fenix armor with a new Gears 5 behind-the-scenes video. 

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In the video above, we see the vision behind bringing so many fan desires into one game – especially with the very vocal Bautista begging to be in Gears for years now. We also him donned with the official COG armor, lights and all, which he looks absolutely perfect in because this dude was literally built like he belongs in the Gears of War universe. 

Dave Bautista has been a strong name in the wrestling world for quite some time now and in recent years has made a major splash in film as well, most notably his time as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy. With a Gears of War movie on the horizon, the wrestler-turned-actor has stated numerous times that he wants to play Marcus Fenix in the upcoming adaptation – he certainly looks the part – and while we still don’t have confirmation on that, we do at least get to see those particular pecs in Gears 5 that’s coming soon. 

Bautista fans will get a chance to play as “Batista” on September 15 as a testing period and for those that play him during that special window of time will be able to keep him permanently in their game collection. 

Gears 5 launches on September 10 on Xbox One and PC. 

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With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!