Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Mech

Titanfall 2 Ultimate Edition launches digitally for console, PC

The all-in-one bundle Titanfall 2 Ultimate Edition has been released digitally for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The set adds everything from Titanfall 2 Deluxe Edition to the base game: Scorch Titan, Ion Prime Titans, and Titan Warpaints. Also included is the Jump Start Pack, which adds all Titans and Pilot Tacticals, 500 tokens (to redeem on loadouts, cosmetics, and gear), ten 2XP tokens, and the Underground R-201 Carbine Warpaint. All post-launch DLC is also downloadable for free.

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Titanfall 2 – Operation Frontier Shield adds free maps, mode

Titanfall 2 is receiving the Frontier Defense mode by way of a new DLC drop, Operation Frontier Shield. The free download tasks up to four players with defending a Harvester against waves of increasingly difficult enemies across five different maps. Speaking of which, the update also adds two new maps, Rise and Township. The former features long sight lines with tight quarters, while the latter has little cover but a few houses with dense interiors. For-pay content is also being added in the form of XP-boosting Elite Warpaints for weapons and Titans. Players looking to try the game out can grab a free three-day trial of it beginning on July 28.

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Titanfall 2 – Monarch’s Reign adds new Titan and reimagined map

Titanfall 2’s latest download pack, Monarch’s Reign, has gone live. The drop adds the seventh multiplayer Titan, the IMC’s reverse-engineered Vanguard-class Titan dubbed Monarch. Their take focuses on support options with a unique Upgrade Core that allows for improved combat abilities during battle based on Pilot-set options. Players can also recharge the unit’s shields by drawing power from enemy or friendly Titans. Relic, a map from the original Titanfall, also returns, now set in the wreck of the IMC carrier IMS Odyssey. The pack also adds for-pay cosmetic items, art packs, and a callsign pack.

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Titanfall 2’s Live Fire mode debuted in gameplay trailer

Titanfall 2 players can get a look at the upcoming Live Fire mode in a new trailer. The footage debuts the speedy, close-combat-centric six-versus-six Pilot mode. It will be bundled along with two new maps, Stacks and Meadow, as a free download.

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Titanfall 2 multiplayer trial announced for console, PC

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

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

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

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

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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Titanfall 2 – Inside Development video, blog series covers servers

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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