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Titanfall 2 release window leaked by McFarlane Toys deal

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Titanfall 2 confirmed for winter release

For a game that has yet to be formally announced by EA, we already know a hell of a lot about Titanfall 2. Respawn Entertainment’s crack at a sequel for a game that was actually pretty spectacular, Titanfall 2 is said to be including a single-player campaign, will be multiplatform and definitely launch within the next 13 months. That window just got narrowed down further though, with McFarlane Toys leaking a possible holiday release window.

McFarlane Toys have announced a partnership deal with EA to produce a series of 7’’-inch figurines for Titanfall 2 when it drops from orbit. The company made the announcement overnight, while confirming that the toy range would launch alongside the game – which is apparently taking place in the American winter of 2016.

That’s according to McFarlane CEO and founder, Todd MacFarlane, who also seemed really excited with how the game is shaping up over at Respawn.

“Without saying too much about the new game… You’re not going to believe where we can take this.”

A holiday release window makes a lot of sense for Titanfall 2, and lines up with previous confirmations by EA that it would launch within their next fiscal year. Many assumed it could be pushed into the early month of 2017 to avoid going head to head with the imminent new Battlefield title (which traditionally launches near the end of the year too) but it could mean that either EA doesn’t see their two titles as competitors, or there enough time between them to avoid a bad overlap.

Either way, getting Titanfall 2 sooner rather than later sounds just fine to me, considering I adored most things about the original. I’m very excited to see how Respawn have improved over their tight formula in the coming months, and expect a full reveal to happen at EA’s new Play event during the week of E3.

Last Updated: February 11, 2016

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  1. YAY SP!

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    • Hammersteyn

      February 11, 2016 at 07:49

      BOOO EA!

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      • Ir0nseraph

        February 11, 2016 at 08:38

        I kinda expected an retort from a Albanian after that 🙂

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        • Hammersteyn

          February 11, 2016 at 08:45

          *an Albanian

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          • Ir0nseraph

            February 11, 2016 at 09:02

            Ok then , can’t wait for the Division then , someone needs a knife in the back 🙂

          • Hammersteyn

            February 11, 2016 at 09:09

            He hasn’t said he’s joining us yet 😐

  2. Alien Emperor Trevor

    February 11, 2016 at 07:46

    Will it be released in South Africa? ;P

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    • PestControl

      February 11, 2016 at 08:05

      I doubt it… especially if they’ll be using Microsoft’s Azure servers again 🙁

      The first one was(is) an excellent game though. Will buy the second one whether they officially release it here or not though…

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  3. Pieter Kruger

    February 11, 2016 at 08:13

    The first one is an excellent game, but with the exchange rate as it is I’ll have to wait for the sequel to come to the vault sadly!

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    • HairyEwok

      February 11, 2016 at 08:39

      With the exchange rate you can buy yourself a titan suit before you buy the game.

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  4. Jonah Cash

    February 11, 2016 at 09:06

    I am still playing 1. The shooting and player movement in the game is amazing. Can’t wait for 2!!

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  5. MakeItLegal

    February 11, 2016 at 10:46

    cant wait for this , since i stopped bf 4 i have been struggling to play fps , blops 3 was fun for 50 hours then got lame

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