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Join forces with up to three other players in this cooperative game mode to defend a vital objective from increasingly
intense waves of AI combatants.


  • You and your team will face down familiar foes as well as the IMC's newest combat units: hordes of Grunts and Spectres,
    stealthy Sniper Spectres and Cloak Drones, explosive Suicide Spectres and Nuclear Titans, ranged Mortar Titans, and
    even melee-resistant Arc Titans!
  • Supplement your firepower by earning and deploying stationary turrets around the battlefield.
    Leverage your full arsenal against the IMC without skipping a beat by using the new Loadout Crates near the objective to switch
    loadouts at will, while refilling ammo and ordnance.
  • Pilots who fall in battle are flown back into the fray in a dropship that circles above the action before touchdown. Experienced
    Pilots always maximize their impact on the struggle below by firing from the side window of the dropship on approach.
    Seasoned players can challenge themselves to beat their best score. Try to earn 3 Map Stars on each map!
  • Play in every corner of the Frontier, including the maps introduced in IMC Rising and every previous Titanfall expansion!

Test yourself! Ranked play will enable you to work your way through an increasingly challenging set of Tiers by out-performing
other Pilots in battle. This is not an exclusive mode or playlist and it works in all standard competitive matches.

In order to obtain the metrics we need to finalize the details, this feature will be launching in beta form. The beta will last at least
through October. After the beta, it will be open to all players level 32 or higher. A new season of Ranked Play will begin on the 1st
of each month.

Looking for a beta invite? All Gen 10 players will receive beta access, in appreciation of their skill and determination. Gen 10 players
may also invite other players to join in the fun. Gen 10 players are given 5 invites to Ranked Play, and 3 more invites per day. We
may also expand beta access during this period.


In Capture the Flag if the timer runs out and the scores are tied, the match will go into Sudden Death. Respawning is disabled, the
first team to capture the enemy’s flag will win.


For an additional challenge while playing the game, we’ve added 3 stars to obtain in each primary game mode of each map. The stars
you earn persist forever and you only have to earn each star once. To earn the star just play a match and reach the indicated score
requirement. There are a potential of 504 stars to earn, and new Titan Insignias to unlock for earning a total of 30 stars combined for a
game mode. You can view the progress of all Map Stars, and their requirements, in the “Levels” menu under “Personal Stats”.


To improve coordination among teammates, we’ve added the ability to bring up a full map by pressing Right D-Pad or “M” on the keyboard.


7 new Titan Insignias have been added. 2 for Frontier Defense, 5 for Map Stars completion.


Instead of using your regular Burn Cards in Private Match, you now specify a set of Burn Cards for the lobby. Each player has access to
a copy of this set and may make whatever selections they see fit.


  • Fair and Balanced—Set designed for competitive play.
  • All Cards—One of every Burn Card.
  • No Rares—Every Burn Card, excluding rare cards.
  • Ghost Match—Collection of cloak-related cards.
  • High Velocity—Collection of stim-related cards.
  • Machine War—Spectres…fighting Spectres…with armies of Spectres.
  • Fightin’ Titans—Collection of amped Titan weapons, anti-Titan weapons, etc.
  • Amped Up—All amped weapons, all the time.
  • CTF Competitive—Set designed for competitive Capture the Flag.
  • LTS Competitive—Set designed for competitive Last Titan Standing.
  • None—No Burn Cards.

New Titan OS Voices
This update introduces new Titan OS Voices to buy in the Black Market. Sid is aggressive and dominating, while Vanessa is warm and inviting.
In addition, you can purchase Black Market versions of the Betty Titan OS in multiple languages.

Black Market—Forged Certifications
Completing challenges can be hard, but on the Black Market, cheaters always win. This update lets you buy “Forged Certifications” which allow
you to skip all five tiers of a challenge. You won’t receive any of the rewards for those challenges. Be careful, though—there is a new Xbox Live
Achievement, “Too Legit To Quit” (0 points), to reach Gen 10 the old fashioned way—without skipping any regen challenges! Players who are
already Gen 10 will also receive the challenge retroactively. Skipping a challenge that is not a regen requirement will not affect the achievement.


Deadly Ground
The floor is covered in deadly electrified fog! Play a variety of maps in Hardpoint, Capture the Flag and Marked For Death while staying off the
ground. Deadly Ground is scheduled to launch as the new featured game mode on November 5th.

Marked for Death Pro
Do you like Marked for Death but pine for classic round-based intensity? Look no further than Marked for Death Pro, poised to launch on
November 26th.


[XB1] 17 new Achievements
Gotta pop ’em all! Are you a bad enough dude or dudette to get all 2000 cheevo points?

[PC] New graphics quality settings: TXAA and HBAO
Got the GPU horsepower to take your game to the next level? Switch on HBAO for increased realism and shadows, and if you’re rocking a
supported NVIDIA GPU you can also enable TXAA (2X or 4X) for increased fidelity.


Load times are now significantly faster.
Specifically the time it takes to get from the main menu to a private lobby has been greatly reduced as well as the time to get from the game
back into the lobby at the end of a match.

The load screen now displays the correct map name and game mode as early as possible. We managed to remove the delay before the next
level showed up, and fixed bugs where the previous map and gamemode showed up in the load screen instead of the correct values. Decal rendering
optimizations were applied.

UI Improvements
The daily challenge menu now has a countdown telling you when new daily challenges will be available. When abandoning a daily challenge,
the selection will no longer return to the top of the list.

General
Changed the music that plays on the last round of LTS.


Black Market Prices
Some item prices have been adjusted to align better with the rate at which people earn Credits.

Marked For Death
During the countdown, the player who will be marked is highlighted to his friendly teammates by an in-world icon and a minimap icon.
When you become the marked player, you now gain full minimap vision. (Previously, it gave you minimap vision of all players, but not AI). We’ve
added a visual callout for this in the form of a bonus Burn Card indicator.

Rematch Burn Card
This is now disabled for use in Last Titan Standing. Decreased the amount of time between using the card and respawning.

Weapon Burn Card Cancelled
The “Burn Card Cancelled” message has been modified to indicate if the killed player was actively wielding an amped weapon at the time of their death.

Burn Card Overflow Protection
You will no longer earn Burn Cards from kills if your total deck size has fewer than 16 free slots. You will still earn Burn Cards for all other activities
such as completing challenges or successfully evacuating. This is to protect against excessive Burn Card overflow.

Voice Over
Toned down frequency of VO that tells you if the score lead has increased or decreased.

Minimap Alert
Shots fired without silencers will now make you appear on the minimap of all enemy players. Previously this was only up to a distance of 4000 units.


Bug Fixes (All Platforms)

Fixed artifacts due to interactions between Titan shields and particles.
Made challenge descriptions easier to read in the challenges menu.
Fixed some missing or incorrect data in the last game summary menu after playing in a private match

Gameplay:

  • Fix unsilenced Smart Pistols never showing up on the minimap.
  • Fixed a bug where the Extra Dash Burn Card could remove the Big Punch mod from Titans.
  • Fixed a bug where Gen10 players using Roll the Dice with a full Burn Card deck could overflow their available space.
  • Fixed minor variance in Titan shield regeneration time.
  • Fixed a bug where you could change your Titan’s loadout in the middle of its life, if your Pilot had just respawned.
  • Fixed a few cases where Titans could fly further than expected.
  • Fix view pop when rodeo-ing a Titan that then gets embarked.
  • Fixed a rare case where a neck snap might not neck snap.
  • Fixed getting under the map in Nexus due to nuclear eject.
  • Fixed rodeo animations getting cancelled suddenly due to a player embarking into his Titan.
  • Fixed Titan warnings for incoming hostile Titanfall and getting rodeoed not playing sometimes.
  • Fixed timer-to-next-Titan sometimes not displaying after respawning.
  • Fixed cases of missing attacker kill credit. When a Pilot suicides, if enemy player damaged them recently, that player now gets kill credit.
UI:
  • Fixed refractive effects in VDU.
  • Fixed menu navigation issues when level 50 in the challenges menu
  • The next map images in lobbies will properly clear when going in between menus.
  • Fixed a bug where your loadouts would look unchanged after editing a custom loadout.
Performance:

  • Frame hitch when Pilot connects or disconnects.
Bug Fixes (X1)
  • Fixed hitch when connecting to server.
  • Fixed hitch when other players connect or disconnect.
 

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I haven't been keeping up on Titanfall much since launch, other than hearing about it from time to time, but, and I'm super sorry if this has been asked recently: how is the online community at this point? It's been out for some months now, and I'm getting an Xbox One in around a month (hopefully the Titanfall bundle since they seem to still be readily available in my area), so I was curious. I imagine it's easy enough to find some Classic games, but what about the Campaign? Any insight would be greatly appreciated!
 

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I haven't been keeping up on Titanfall much since launch, other than hearing about it from time to time, but, and I'm super sorry if this has been asked recently: how is the online community at this point? It's been out for some months now, and I'm getting an Xbox One in around a month (hopefully the Titanfall bundle since they seem to still be readily available in my area), so I was curious. I imagine it's easy enough to find some Classic games, but what about the Campaign? Any insight would be greatly appreciated!

Depends on server, playlist, and time of day. Weekends and late afternoons/evenings seem really healthy. Mornings and early afternoon feel sluggish. Parties prey on the randoms, and individual objective playlists can be barren in comparison to variety pack and attrition. Both the original playlists and their Expedition versions seem about the same in traffic. Possibly an edge to vanilla Variety.

Campaign is hit or miss. Best option is to party up with friends/GAF and get through it as quickly as possible.
 
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I haven't been keeping up on Titanfall much since launch, other than hearing about it from time to time, but, and I'm super sorry if this has been asked recently: how is the online community at this point? It's been out for some months now, and I'm getting an Xbox One in around a month (hopefully the Titanfall bundle since they seem to still be readily available in my area), so I was curious. I imagine it's easy enough to find some Classic games, but what about the Campaign? Any insight would be greatly appreciated!

It is still thriving, and well for the XboxOne.

If anything after e3 more people are playing.
 

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It is still thriving, and well for the XboxOne.

If anything after e3 more people are playing.

Yeah, there's been a large amount of new players on the XBO and 360, every game I play is full of low level players and it's very easy to get all the way through the campaign now. I have no idea where this sudden influx of new players has come from though, there's not been a free weekend on the consoles like there has been on PC.
 
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Yeah, there's been a large amount of new players on the XBO and 360, every game I play is full of low level players and it's very easy to get all the way through the campaign now. I have no idea where this sudden influx of new players has come from though, there's not been a free weekend on the consoles like there has been on PC.

I honestly believe its the cheaper sku... or perhaps more people are playing now that school is out for the summer.

I know when I purchased my Titanfall bundle 3 other friends picked up the game as well.
 

Raytow

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Is there a better weapon than the shotty? seems like its so easy to get kills with that one compared to the others, besides the carabine.
 

turcy

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Is there a better weapon than the shotty? seems like its so easy to get kills with that one compared to the others, besides the carabine.

shotgun is fantastic at close range - which suits most people's playstyle.

i've been forced to use the auto pistol and dmr sniper lately [regen challenges], and have been enjoying them VERY much [and find the autopistol super effective at close / medium range].
 

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Yeah, there's been a large amount of new players on the XBO and 360, every game I play is full of low level players and it's very easy to get all the way through the campaign now. I have no idea where this sudden influx of new players has come from though, there's not been a free weekend on the consoles like there has been on PC.

same thing happening on PC right now, tons of new low level players - managed to finish the militia campaign in a day [never waited for a single game!].

not sure what's changed but i like it!
 
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same thing happening on PC right now, tons of new low level players - managed to finish the militia campaign in a day [never waited for a single game!].

not sure what's changed but i like it!

The PC had the free weekend and sale, so a lot of new players because of that. They need to do that for the XboxOne version as well, new blood is always welcome.
 

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I keep getting grouped with the new players and meeting up with heavily partied teams. If this was Gen 9 I wouldn't mind due to the easy MVPs, but can't carry teams against that. It's making Gen 8 a nightmare.
 

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Depends on server, playlist, and time of day. Weekends and late afternoons/evenings seem really healthy. Mornings and early afternoon feel sluggish. Parties prey on the randoms, and individual objective playlists can be barren in comparison to variety pack and attrition. Both the original playlists and their Expedition versions seem about the same in traffic. Possibly an edge to vanilla Variety.

Campaign is hit or miss. Best option is to party up with friends/GAF and get through it as quickly as possible.

It is still thriving, and well for the XboxOne.

If anything after e3 more people are playing.

Perfect. I'll be joining in in a month!
 

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Sweet - new OT. I'm thinking of starting up again once the update hits. Hopefully it has extensive patch notes :D
 

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I keep getting grouped with the new players and meeting up with heavily partied teams. If this was Gen 9 I wouldn't mind due to the easy MVPs, but can't carry teams against that. It's making Gen 8 a nightmare.

Do you have it on X1? Would love to actually play with some gaffers. I'm actually getting back into it now, I'm currently 4th gen. But I might wrestle some MVPs away from you :p

GT: xGeneral Ice
 

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Do you have it on X1? Would love to actually play with some gaffers. I'm actually getting back into it now, I'm currently 4th gen. But I might wrestle some MVPs away from you :p

GT: xGeneral Ice

Will add you within the next 12-16 hours. My X1 stock mic isn't playing audio for whatever reason, so I'll either have to be entirely micless to hear chatter or go in deaf while being able to communicate. Hopefully that isn't an issue.
 

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So close to getting done with the All I do is win regen challenge.

I just noticed when playing today the oil reflections on the port are of Angel City. For some reason it looked really well done. I know a lot of people haven't been hugely impressed with the quality of the graphics on this, but I've always felt like I'm playing a next-gen game.

Still playing alone all of the time.

anyone ever up for some titanfall - GT: Mouroutaru
 

TrueGrime

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Will add you within the next 12-16 hours. My X1 stock mic isn't playing audio for whatever reason, so I'll either have to be entirely micless to hear chatter or go in deaf while being able to communicate. Hopefully that isn't an issue.

You always know I'm up to game. We wrecked it before.


Until you jinxed us. :)
 

Obscured

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Will add you within the next 12-16 hours. My X1 stock mic isn't playing audio for whatever reason, so I'll either have to be entirely micless to hear chatter or go in deaf while being able to communicate. Hopefully that isn't an issue.

This might be a dumb suggestion, but have you tried a hard reboot? I've had issues in the past with my XB1 headset where the mic will just start working. I won't even know and I realize when no one seems to ever respond to anything I'm saying. I've had it happen twice and a reboot has fixed it. Probably something you've already tried, but thought I'd suggest just in case.
 

ArkkAngel007

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This might be a dumb suggestion, but have you tried a hard reboot? I've had issues in the past with my XB1 headset where the mic will just start working. I won't even know and I realize when no one seems to ever respond to anything I'm saying. I've had it happen twice and a reboot has fixed it. Probably something you've already tried, but thought I'd suggest just in case.

That's holding the power button down for about 10 seconds or so, correct? I'll try it out since the last hard reboot was likely prior to that issue. I disconnect the Xbox One after every use since I juggle between 4 systems currently and was recently shocked by the spike in the last electric bill, so I'm not sure if that would affect anything.

Is the update coming out this month? Really want to get back into this game.

We tend to hear about dates only two days tops from the drop. If we don't hear anything by Wednesday, I'm not expecting it to make it within this month despite a few days rolling over into next week.
 

Izuna

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Holy damn, I am on the wall of shame!

There's a system issue that can cause this. Also fixed in the upcoming patch. If you want to get rid of it in the meantime (...), do a full reboot of the XB1 (shut it down by holding down the power button, then pull the power to be sure), and it should go away.

Ah okay. It was known. Just got back from work and now I am super worried about playing until the next patch. It was fun as hell though, but looking back my scores weren't really affected by it, it was just funny running to the other side of the map like sonic.

:)

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I hate to say it, but Titanfall may be dead as my first online FPS I loved wholeheartedly when Halo comes out. Make me proud with Titanfall 2, I will pre-order the freaking Season Pass.
 

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now that its summer, i hope to play quite a bit more frequently and looking for gaffers to play with. XBL: LoopOfHenle
 
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Ok, so I've looked at this a few times, and I have a bit of a mystery:

Game winning kill

I can't figure it out. So, I get ganked by 3 titans as soon as I hop in, I think all things considered I fight it out pretty valiantly and land a wicked vortex shield shot during my retreat. Unfortunately for me I'm backing into the bottomless pit, and one of my opponents is only too happy to help.

I do manage my manual eject just in time, which I feel good about, because I didn't realize I was about to take the plunge. Then something weird happens, I get credited with a game winning kill. It says in the killfeed the guy got 'crushed', and his titan died to a 'fall'. Right as I'm ejecting if I pause on the right frame it looks like it's telling me the guy's auto-titan somehow is under me. So I guess somehow he went in right after me, somehow ended up under me, tried to manually eject as well, but ejected into my titan's feet as I was ejecting? That's the best I got.

Oh well, whatever it was, considering the situation I had gotten myself into, I'm just gonna kick up my feet and feel like a boss.
 

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Love that Respawn is hard at wrk improving the experience. Playing this on x1 and love it. I'm glad to hear they're adjusting the satchels.. I think a slight bump to the lesser used guns and we're good! Leave carbine alone !

Now I just wish more people would realize CTF is the best mode that makes this game truly shine !