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Azula
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(01-16-2014, 03:35 AM)
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LATEST UPDATE:

It's official, Respawn will be doing a limited Alpha test for Titanfall. Here is a post from Abbie on Respawns official forum:

Hey everyone,

I know there is a lot of confusion over this right now. We ARE NOT running a beta at the moment. We're doing some very limited technical testing (Alpha. If you have not been invited via email and signed a very comprehensive NDA, you cannot access it. I cannot get you in. Don't be upset, most people are not going to be playing in this and the ones that are can't talk about it, stream, post video, etc. We understand the desire for a Beta and we have not ruled it out but I don't have any news on it for you currently. Thank you for your understanding!

Abbie

http://www.respawn.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=3668


Update 2: It might not be a scam afterall. The email that sent the the invite was from: EA@em.ea (full extension <support-b6jjyk3bgwmbfsau12386qs9882vmv@em.ea.com). This email has been used in the past by EA for betas.

Also, the email links to the official Titanfall site:

Code:

http://www.titanfall.com/standby-for-titanfall

Talked to customer support at EA:



1st EDIT: When I first made this thread, it was believed to be a scam (see posts below on Page 1).

Here is what the email says:


Code:

Congratulations, you have been selected to take part in an exclusive trial for an upcoming EA title on Microsoft's Xbox One. If you are interested in participating, please click the Register button below and follow the required steps.

REGISTER NOW as availability to this trial is extremely limited.

Thank You.

This is what happens when you click the link from the email, log in to Origin and sign up:

Code:

Last edited by Azula; 01-19-2014 at 10:38 PM.
Ryaaan14
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(01-16-2014, 03:36 AM)
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Looks like a scam. I'll take it off your hands for you.
jbug617
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(01-16-2014, 03:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Azula

So I got this email 20 min ago saying:





Note: the email didn't mention Titanfall until I clicked the button and was taken to the page.

I clicked it, and it took me to Titanfall's website and said I've been chosen to participate in the alpha build. Did anyone else get this?

Might be fake. I would check with Titanfall on twitter.
Azula
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(01-16-2014, 03:38 AM)
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Damn is it a scam? Email is from:

EA@em.ea.com
xxracerxx
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(01-16-2014, 03:38 AM)
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Alpha build? With the game coming out in 2 months? I don't know, seems like it should be beta at least.

All the best though.

Originally Posted by Azula

Damn is it a scam? Email is from:

EA@em.ea.com

Such a scam.
Gorillaz
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(01-16-2014, 03:38 AM)
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Yea ask abbie on Twitter if its legit or not
VisceralBowl
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(01-16-2014, 03:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Azula

Damn is it a scam? Email is from:

EA@em.ea.com

Scam
Milennia
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(01-16-2014, 03:39 AM)
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Is this like a "beta" alpha? 6-7 weeks out from launch already.
If its a scam disregard of course.
Raoul Duke
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(01-16-2014, 03:39 AM)
Didn't Vince Zampella say during the VGX awards that there would be no beta??? So why would there be an alpha for a game that releases in a few months?
Beant
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(01-16-2014, 03:39 AM)
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scam scam scam scam
Sub_Level
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(01-16-2014, 03:40 AM)
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Scam
alr1ght
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(01-16-2014, 03:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Azula

Damn is it a scam? Email is from:

EA@em.ea.com

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/5305433.page

scam
x-drake
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(01-16-2014, 03:40 AM)
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http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/8780127.page


Anything from the ea.com domain is still ea, wether br.ea.com or anything similer.

Seems legits, congrats.
Xyrmellon
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(01-16-2014, 03:40 AM)
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Doesn't this come out in March? And they're doing an alpha in mid January?
Rayge
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(01-16-2014, 03:41 AM)
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Alpha trial... isn't this game coming out in 2 months? How is it in a damn alpha?
HawksWinStanley
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(01-16-2014, 03:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Azula

Damn is it a scam? Email is from:

EA@em.ea.com

In order to register just submit your name, address, social security number and bank account routing number.
xxracerxx
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(01-16-2014, 03:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by x-drake

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/8780127.page


Anything from the ea.com domain is still ea, wether br.ea.com or anything similer.

Seems legits, congrats.

It isn't legit.
Lord of Castamere
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(01-16-2014, 03:42 AM)
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Ea - "Congratulations you have been selected, please register and if selected... again you will be given a code."

Have many phases of selection can one alpha have?
Azula
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(01-16-2014, 03:42 AM)
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Cool thanks for the heads up guys. Thank god I didn't click it. My buddy got one too and clicked it. I'm telling him to change all his passwords now.
Tamanon
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(01-16-2014, 03:42 AM)
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Also, you wouldn't get invited to an alpha.
Inorigo
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(01-16-2014, 03:44 AM)
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Alpha build? Come on, OP.
alr1ght
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(01-16-2014, 03:44 AM)
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Alpha trial is this gen's beta trial marketing.
Lord of Castamere
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(01-16-2014, 03:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tamanon

Also, you wouldn't get invited to an alpha.

They did that with Battlefield 3/4. It was very limited though.
Azula
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(01-16-2014, 03:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Inorigo

Alpha build? Come on, OP.

I didn't actually read the email, I just saw it on my phone and got excited. But yes, it was a pretty stupid scam. I've asked the mods to lock the thread.

Originally Posted by Lord of Castamere

They did that with Battlefield 3/4. It was very limited though.

Originally Posted by alr1ght

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/5305433.page

scam

Swishh
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(01-16-2014, 06:04 AM)
I dont think this is a scam - it takes you to the Titanfall official website. I signed up for it there with my origin account.

Heres a pic..

http://imgur.com/6bS3uWB


How could this be fake if its from their official website?
Tsundere
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(01-16-2014, 06:07 AM)

Originally Posted by Azula

Damn is it a scam? Email is from:

EA@em.ea.com

It's still under the EA domain, I have no clue why others have been screaming scam. It is a legitimate EA domain email address, whether or not the email address exists is another question.
BananasWithGuns
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(01-16-2014, 06:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Swishh

I dont think this is a scam - it takes you to the Titanfall official website. I signed up for it there with my origin account.

Heres a pic..

http://imgur.com/6bS3uWB


How could this be fake if its from their official website?

Yeah I'm wondering the same thing. When I went to the website it already had me logged into my Origin account from when I was using the BF4 website and said that I qualify. When you accept the NDA and continue it just says your application was accepted.

I mean, it's definitely not a phishing scam because it didn't ask for any information at all.
AlexMogil
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(01-16-2014, 06:09 AM)
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Why would you think something under the ea.com domain is a scam?
miDnIghtEr20C
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(01-16-2014, 06:11 AM)
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I just got the email as well. So this is confirmed scam then eh? Damn.
Big Jeffrey
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(01-16-2014, 06:13 AM)
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? Takes you to the official Website. This is bery weird
Sobriquet
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(01-16-2014, 06:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlexMogil

Why would you think something under the ea.com domain is a scam?

Because it's a scam.
xxracerxx
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(01-16-2014, 06:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by Swishh

I dont think this is a scam - it takes you to the Titanfall official website. I signed up for it there with my origin account.

Heres a pic..

http://imgur.com/6bS3uWB


How could this be fake if its from their official website?

Come on man.

Sub_Level
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(01-16-2014, 06:15 AM)
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These scams have been going on since last summer.
MrWakes
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(01-16-2014, 06:18 AM)
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Just got back from the bars and in my drunkin excitement I didn't bother to be careful. Thank you, Op! Changed password and email after reading the thread.
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AlexMogil
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(01-16-2014, 06:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sobriquet

Because it's a scam.

Because... why?
senador
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(01-16-2014, 06:19 AM)
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I don't think this is a scam. It's the official site, it uses Origin to login, and it has a pretty official looking EULA.

And yeah, they haven't announced any beta information yet so why would they say otherwise on Twitter?

I'm going to change my Origin password now just to be safe, but I don't think it's fake.
Swishh
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(01-16-2014, 06:20 AM)

Originally Posted by xxracerxx

Come on man.

1) anything with the ea domain is LEGITIMATELY from EA

2) The beta sign up process was all done thru the official titanfall website, as shown by my link.
Uhyve
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(01-16-2014, 06:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by xxracerxx

Come on man.

Yeah but... how? I don't get how the scam works.
Sobriquet
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(01-16-2014, 06:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by AlexMogil

Because... why?

https://twitter.com/Titanfallgame/st...76360332648448

AlexMogil
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(01-16-2014, 06:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Uhyve

Yeah but... how? I don't get how the scam works.

The smarts on here will tell you. Because its a SCAM, DUDE.

Originally Posted by Sobriquet

https://twitter.com/Titanfallgame/st...76360332648448

What day is this? Today, right now?
Bumblebeetuna
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(01-16-2014, 06:22 AM)
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Friend of mine accepted it and submitted the application and it took him to the actual TF website. Didn't ask for any information. Not sure what kind of scam it would be.
Hamster Plugin
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(01-16-2014, 06:22 AM)
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I did not receive any scams, but I went to the following URL:

http://www.titanfall.com/standby-for-titanfall

It gives me an "Alpha Application Login" and a button to log in with Origin. I don't want an Xbone so I'm not logging in to see further. This looks like real.
Swishh
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(01-16-2014, 06:23 AM)

Originally Posted by Sobriquet

https://twitter.com/Titanfallgame/st...76360332648448

that was from 8 days ago...
malfcn
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(01-16-2014, 06:24 AM)
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Something phishy may be happening.
senador
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(01-16-2014, 06:25 AM)
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If it is a scam, then titanfall.com is compromised and they should be stating such.
AlexMogil
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(01-16-2014, 06:25 AM)
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It's more likely that one hand doesn't know what the other hand is doing.
Swishh
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(01-16-2014, 06:26 AM)

Originally Posted by AlexMogil

The smarts on here will tell you. Because its a SCAM, DUDE.



What day is this? Today, right now?

over a week ago
Sobriquet
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(01-16-2014, 06:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Swishh

that was from 8 days ago...

And they reiterated it today.

There is a history of phishing from that exact e-mail address.
MrWakes
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(01-16-2014, 06:28 AM)
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On mobile, but I searched my inbox for the Titan fall email and the same address has sent me maaaaany emails over the last two weeks. All for different things..?
Will update when I have access to my Mac.
senador
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(01-16-2014, 06:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sobriquet

And they reiterated it today.

Nope. Today they only said they haven't announced anything about a beta, which is true.

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