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Don Draper wouldn't be happy: smoking banned in Gears of War

Gears 5 ESPORT Gears 5 will be a completely smoke-free game
Emmett Howard | 16 July, 2019, 15:39

Turner then collaborated with The Coalition to strip smoking depictions from the game.

"I've seen firsthand the devastating impact of smoking", The Coalition boss Rod Fergusson said. All those involved agreed to carry out this elimination of the presence of tobacco in this branch of interactive entertainment, which led the organizers themselves to work with The Coalition to also eliminate the presence of tobacco from Gears 5.

Gears of War series developer The Coalition has partnered with Romanian tournament organizer PGL to put on the 2019-20 esports season for the upcoming third-person shooter sequel, Gears 5 .

Robin Koval, CEO and president of Truth Initiative applauded The Coalition's decision, despite the studio being part of an entertainment landscape that glorifies smoking.

The Gears of War franchise was first created by Fortnite developer Epic Games; Microsoft purchased the rights to it in 2014.

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Past Gears of War titles have sometimes shown characters using tobacco during their story campaigns. "This took lots of time and lots of good considering", Turner Sports activities Digital and ELeague gross sales technique and income head Seth Ladetsky stated. Studio head Rod Fergusson gave his two cents and is all-in on removing tobacco use from the game.

The Gears of War series, which has always been rated M for Mature by the ESRB, is well-known for featuring significant amounts of violence and gore that might make on-screen smoking seem like a minor issue. "It's the proper picture for ELeague-and the sport itself-to challenge".

The game will come with tons of shooting and, of course, it still does glorify violence. Carl likes to socialize, so you will hear more from him, as he has been appointed to keep the Tech News Watch social media feeds up-to-date.

The Truth Initiative also released a list of video games aimed at teenagers that they say glamorize smoking, including Overwatch, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, We Sing, XCOM 2, and Injustice: Gods Among Us.

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