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Improving Your Aim in Gears 5

Nothing improves your aiming more than having the right thumbsticks. Everyone has different hand sizes, thumb lengths, and preferences.

That’s why SCUF thumbsticks are interchangeable: to match your unique preference of comfort and playstyle. 

Step One: Identify Your Playstyle

Whatever your preferred style, it’s a key part in what thumbsticks will suit you best. 

Step Two: Understanding The Thumbstick

There are two parts to the thumbstick: its shape and its length. 

  • Concave thumbsticks are designed for more movement control. 

  • Domed thumbsticks are designed for more accuracy. 

  • Short thumbsticks are designed for quicker movement speed

  • Tall thumbsticks are designed to have more angle to play with. 

Step Three: Selecting Your Thumbsticks 

For aggressive gamers who prefer to use guns like the gnasher shotguns, we recommend a short concave thumbstick on the left and a short domed thumbstick on the right. You’ll be quick to move and still ready to quickly aim.

For defensive gamers who prefer to use guns like the EMBAR railgun or Longshot, we recommend a short concave thumbstick on the left and a tall domed thumbstick on the right. You can still move quickly, but also be the most accurate when aiming.

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The 5th installment of Gears of War, Gears 5, was released on September 6th, 2019 by Microsoft as an Xbox One exclusive.