Titanfall 2 is Free to Play This Weekend!

Titanfall

Attention Pilots! Respawn Entertainment has released their free update for Titanfall 2. How else do you celebrate new goodies being added to your chaotic giant robot FPS? Simple: have a free to play online weekend.

In an official announcement on Respawn’s website, to celebrate their Angel City’s Most Wanted update, the game will be free to play for EA Access and Origin Access members as of November 30th. Xbox One owners with EA Access and PC players who bother with Origin (you know who you are) that want a taste of giant robot action, feel free to close this page right now and go nuts. As for everyone else, this trial will go live for everyone else across all available platforms on December 2 and will last until December 4.

In addition to the chance to play one of the most critically acclaimed shooters of 2016 for yourself, you will also have full access to the new content. This content includes brand new customized abilities for your Titans, the return of the fan-favorite map from the first game: Angel City a brand new pistol, and a brand new pre-animated execution move.

The most controversial addition comes in the form of the In-Game store. Respawn was adamant in their blog post that the store would not be selling premium currency or inherently perishable content in this storefront. To directly quote their official post on the subject:

“In addition to the free stuff, we will be opening a store in game with the launch of DLC #1 that will allow you to purchase new skins, camo and Prime Titans if you want for a modest price. We will have no in-game currency exchange. No locked loot boxes, crafting shards or pay-to-win weaponry. No RNG. If you see something you like, you buy it and that’s it. These in no way effect stats and are purely cosmetic. We will have two Prime Titans available at launch. They have new chassis and assassinations but function the exact same way as their original counterparts.”

And to Respawn’s credit that appears to be the case. The most expensive items are just different model Titans running at about five dollars each with only cosmetic, non-intrusive benefits.

Classic maps, new content, fantastic mech combat, and online is free for a weekend? If you are even remotely curious about Titanfall 2, find the time and give it a look for yourself.

Share this article:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on tumblr
Tumblr
Share on email
Email
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

Recent Posts

Final Checkpoint Podcast

The Final Checkpoint Awards & Our Top Five Games of 2020 | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 71

This week Joel and Ben break the standard episode format and present the annual “Final Checkpoint Awards.” With special guest Logan Myer, the crew hands out non-traditional awards like “The …

Fanatical Five

Joel’s Top 5 Games of 2020

Overall, 2020 was a pretty miserable year, but for us gaming nerds, the giving was good. I got to experience some of the great games, but also witness some of …

Fanatical Five

Ben’s Top 5 Games of 2020

Wow, 2020, am I right, guys? Oof. Although, I think it is important to not lose sight of the overall quality of games in 2020. Whether it was 2020 part …

Fanatical Five

Carlos’ Top 5 Games of 2020

2020 was a rough year but it was a year filled to the brim with great titles.

Final Checkpoint Podcast

New Year’s Gaming Resolutions and 2021 Predictions | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 70

New Year, time for a new set of gaming related New Year’s Resolutions. But first! How did Joel and Ben do on their 2020 Resolutions? Is it time to give …

Fanatical Five

Trevor’s Top 5 Games of 2020

2020 was a rough year for all of us but it was a pretty great year for games. I played some of my favorite games in recent memory and so …