There will be no cigar-chomping or vaping in Gears 5

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Gears 5 is tobacco-free. Thanks to a partnership between Xbox Game Studios developer The Coalition, non-profit anti-tobacco organization Truth Initiative, and Turner Sports ELeague division, the upcoming Gears of War game will have no smoking, vaping, or any other tobacco references that “glorify” smoking. Gears 5 will still have chaingun beheadings and point-blank shotgun kills, so it still won’t be family-friendly. It will just not tempt teens into smoking while tearing enemies into puddles of eviscera.

Gears 5 will launch on Xbox One and Windows 10 on September 10th. The first public multiplayer “tech test” begins this Friday and will run until July 22nd.