Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Electronic Arts

Titanfall 2 multiplayer trial announced for console, PC

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EA has announced a free multiplayer trial for Titanfall 2. Respawn’s recently released shooter allows players to once again take control and pilot a giant mech or battle on foot. Soon, everyone will get the chance to try out all of the multiplayer modes, as the demo period is set to kick off on November 30 for Origin Access members and on December 2 for everyone else. Progress made during the trial will carry over into the full game. Players who decide to purchase the game will be able to download all post-launch downloadable content, including maps and modes, for free.

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Star Wars Battlefront getting Rogue One: Scarif, X-Wing VR on Dec. 6

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Star Wars Battlefront will be receiving its final download pack, Rogue One: Scarif, on December 6. The drop will add four maps set in a new location—the Beaches of Scarif—a multi-stage mode that mixes space- and ground-based combat, and two new playable heroes, Jyn Erso and Orson Krennic. Launching alongside the add-on is the free PSVR-exclusive mode Rogue One: X-Wing VR Mission.

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Titanfall 2 now available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

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EA has released Respawn’s latest action shooter Titanfall 2. The sequel adds a single-player campaign that sees Militia rifleman Jack Cooper linking up with a chatty Vanguard-class Titan, BT-7274. Cooper finds himself a newly christened pilot after a failed assault on the IMC planet of Typhon, leaving him and BT to finish the mission. Multiplayer returns with six new Titans, a casual and competitive in-game social hub called Networks, and daily Happy Hours that allow players to unlock items faster. On December 2, Respawn will begin their post-launch support with the release of a remastered map from Titanfall, Angel City, which will kick off a series of free downloadable packs that will add more maps, modes, and weapons.

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Titanfall 2 launch trailer follows Cooper, BT-7274 going to war

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Titanfall 2 is set to hit digital outlets and retail stores this Friday, and Respawn has prepped a launch trailer. The live-action video, Become One, features pilot Jack Cooper and BT-7274 hanging out in the desert—just on an another human-and-bot trip, naturally—as their previous explosive exploits punctuate their journey. Check it out below.

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Cooper, BT meet in new Titanfall 2 single-player gameplay trailer

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Respawn has released a new single-player trailer for Titanfall 2. The footage follows the new protagonist, militia rifleman Jack Cooper, as he meets and sets up to pilot the Vanguard class Titan BT-7274. It’s a little under two minutes long, and offers a quick recap of how Cooper gets assigned to BT as well as their mission to stop the IMC. BT also shows a bit of personality, and has a voice that sounds like the buttery vocals of Peter ‘Optimus Prime’ Cullen.

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Get up to speed with the new Titanfall 2 story trailer

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Respawn has released a single-player cinematic trailer for Titanfall 2. The video introduces players to 3rd Class Rifleman Jack Cooper and his mech, Titan BT-7274. BT-7274 was the first Titan built by the Militia to fight the Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation, while Cooper is attempting to become a pilot. When things go wrong during his investigation into IMC and the planet Typhon, he is forced to link up with BT-7274. Check out the duo’s meeting below.

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Dice, EA releases campaign trailer for Battlefield 1

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A new single-player trailer has gone live for Battlefield 1. The video highlights the game’s campaign, which will feature a series of War Stories set across the world that involve multiple characters. Each character will have unique skills that are based on their backgrounds, and offer different perspectives on the conflict.

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Titanfall 2 – Inside Development video, blog series covers servers

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Respawn has released the second installment of their development series for Titanfall 2. The latest entry features lead engineer Jon “Slothy” Shiring covering the studio’s server plans for the impending multiplayer technical test. Rented servers, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure will all be used to handle the load; full details can be found below and at their blog. Additionally, tomorrow, beginning at 2:30 p.m., Shiring will be answering community server-related questions on Twitter through the hashtag #TF2ServerQA.

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Titanfall development video series kicks off for Titanfall 2

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Respawn has released the first video in a new behind-the-scenes series for Titanfall 2. The first episode, also posted on the ongoing blog, is a brief introduction with producer Drew McCoy. The nearly two-minute video gives a quick update on the team’s progress, how fans can guide the topics they cover, and generally what viewers can look forward to with the new Titanfall Development series.

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E3 2016 – Electronic Arts: Battlefield, Mass Effect, Star Wars, Titanfall

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Electronic Arts held their pre-E3 E3 showcase earlier today. Below are several highlighted titles, including Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, with new trailers and screenshots. A Star Wars overview video also provides a quick look at several unnamed projects. For those wanting to check out the entire presentation, the studio has put up a stream of the event in its entirety, which clocks in at over four hours long.

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