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Titanfall reach 7 million unique players. [Updated]

Killer

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From this video

Now drop Halo and play this.

:(

Love the armchair analysts!

Clarification for those who like to assume:

Titanfall has sold well above expectations, both from to us at Respawn and at EA. I actually don't know if there's been a better new IP release at EA in terms of sales... ever?

EA doesn't release sales numbers anymore. We'd love to release them, but we're not the publisher of the game. This was the best we could do for everyone.

This does not mean 7m sold. This means 7m people have played the game. Yes, this means Destiny and probably Watch Dogs have had more more sales and players. This is not at all surprising, or worthy of shame. Everyone is so supremely proud of the game. More successful than we could have imagined. I could also point out that EA has been on a huge upswing in the market, often attributed partially to how well Titanfall has done.

Alright, thats all I can say. You can go about your normal business of assuming the worst. I've got work to do ;)
 

Mrbob

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7 million unique users? Means EA doesn't want to give out actual sales numbers. Even if the number is as high as 5 or 6 million. Sad that a game can sell millions and publishers want to hide the number.
 

E92 M3

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It was an amazing game created under a tense situation. Can't wait to see what Respawn does with a proper development cycle and no lawyers breathing down their backs.
 

CyanideFuse

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Titanfall is awesome

Hoping for a bigger sequel with a campaign :)

I am sure the sequel will be a lot more fleshed out. It is a shame that Titanfall had such a thin amount of content; the gameplay is so much fun and brought something new to the table when played in the way it was designed to be.
 

Derpyduck

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Best PVP shooter I've ever played. Needed more content/modes. Doesn't change the fact that it's still amazing.
 

Orayn

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It was an amazing game created under a tense situation. Can't wait to see what Respawn does with a proper development cycle and no lawyers breathing down their backs.

Exactly. If Respawn could make Titanfall with 60some people, a smallish budget that had to be topped up twice, and a fairly limited amount of productive work time due to all the legal mess, I'm really excited to think about what they could do with a bigger team, a sufficient budget, and a more flexible schedule.
 

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Raist

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You just know they can't be entirely satisfied about sales if they don't communicate figures other than "unique players".
 

SuperDowns

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Probably would've gotten more if the DL size weren't so effing huge.

I mean, seriously.

I love this. Any PC owner that is worried about size constraints. WE HAVE NO SIZE CONSTRAINTS. Memory is so easy (read: cheap) to come by, that it is a really, really pathetic excuse.

I have seen this comment on other game threads too as if the size of a game matters (sure ,it could point to poor optimization). If you do not have 100's of GB's lying around as a PC gamer, you are doing it wrong.
 

ShinUltramanJ

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So if Origin offers free trials I'm sure those unique players get lumped in with those that purchased the game? It's really a pointless thing to crow about when the online community is known to be so small.
 

oatmeal

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Taht's actually very impressive, it's a shame they borked the release by splitting the user base.

As an XBONE exclusive, this could have done really well.
 

bishoptl

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It was an amazing game created under a tense situation. Can't wait to see what Respawn does with a proper development cycle and no lawyers breathing down their backs.
Agreed 100%. Talented group and the base has been established for a great new franchise.

The complete lack of sales figures from EA is *very* telling, however.
 

Kill3r7

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So if Origin offers free trials I'm sure those unique players get lumped in with those that purchased the game? It's really a pointless thing to crow about when the online community is known to be so small.

Small is a relative term. It's a small community for a game of its ambition but still much better than other FPS games.

Agreed 100%. Talented group and the base has been established for a great new franchise.

The complete lack of sales figures from EA is *very* telling, however.

True and true.
 

Waaghals

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The fantastic post-launch support Titanfall has gotten makes me wish for a sequel.
Frontier Defense is great!
 

Raide

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MS should make it part of the Games With Gold and give it away in December. Loads of people will be buying the console and its a great way of educating people how good Titanfall actually is. Loads of content for it now and plenty of stuff to do. Would make a good idea for when they start to talk about Titanfall 2.
 

Ricky Ricardo

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It was an amazing game created under a tense situation. Can't wait to see what Respawn does with a proper development cycle and no lawyers breathing down their backs.

I would be willing to put down cash that Titanfall 2 will be on Frostbite 3, which is an exciting notion

Does this include alpha/beta users that tested the game before the launch?

Wut ... why ... why would it? Really now?
 

Nightengale

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The complete lack of sales figures from EA is *very* telling, however.

I'm thinking it's more to do with the fact that it's not a figure that's praise-worthy from all perspectives, both internally and externally.

Competitively, TF figures probably fall quite a fair bit short of the two big new IP launches from EA's immediate competitors, Acti/Destiny and Ubi/WD.

Internally, since TF was touted as being part of EA's rotational pillar FPS franchises pre-launch, Titanfall obviously doesn't have the sales figures strong enough to be placed alongside Battlefield yet. Saying "BF is a 10 million franchise" and "TF is only... say 3-5 million" isn't flattering.