Stand by for Titanfall.
On PS4, probably.
We've always known that Titanfall 2 was in the works, but Respawn Entertainment chief Vince Zampella has now spilled the beans ahead of tonight's BAFTA game awards. We suspect that EA will not be happy about him breaking silence, but hey, we're not complaining.
"I guess EA announced a sequel, so I could play coy and pretend I don't know anything about it, or… yeah. So we're working on a sequel," he told IGN. No official name yet, but we're working on that. That's the main focus but we're starting up a second team and doing some smaller stuff too. Small, exploratory, taking it slow! It'll be multiplatform."
Zampella explained that the original Xbox exclusivity deal was essential for getting the game off the ground. "It would have been prohibitive to do that - we definitely made the right choices for the right reasons - but if you're saying what would we have liked to have done? The opportunity to be multiplatform could have made it even more significant for us."
So, basically, it'll come to PS4 unless Phil Spencer digs deep.
He also discussed the controversial online-only structure of the game that drew fire from some players. "I wouldn't have done it differently," Zampella argued. "We set out to do it and it was one of our goals. I mean it obviously prohibits a certain group of people playing the game, and as content creators you want to get into as many peoples's hands as possible.
"We put some single-player elements in there though, and tried to mix it up. Maybe we could have mixed things up a bit better because some people blew right by it and didn't even see it because there was so much action happening around it. It's tough, because if you hit people over the head with it it becomes intrusive, and there are people who don't want or care about it. Where does the needle fall? I think it takes a while to figure that out and we haven't figured it out yet."
Titanfall has now been out for a year, and all of the DLC is now free to celebrate. Are you excited about the prospect of Titanfall 2?