While this certainly isn't proof that Gears will go beyond two player co-op it does look like that part of the game is in flux and we could see a bigger co-op experience in the game. Given that Halo 3 had four player co-op and Resistance: Fall of Man 2 is going to have eight player co-op it's nice to think that Epic will be expanding their experience as the co-op in the first game was so well done.
It came after I asked him to define what “Gears of War” is to him, and how it differs from “Halo.” He threw out words like “co-op” and “tactical” and then he said “squad,” which prompted me to ask about the number of players that could team up in a “Gears of War 2″ mission. He looked for help.
Not something he can talk about at the moment.