Respawn Entertainment has announced today that the highly anticipated Titanfall will be released on March 11th, 2014 in North America and on March 13th, 2014 in Europe. The game will be available for the Xbox One as well as the Xbox 360 and PC.
In addition to revealing the release date, Respawn also showed off the collector’s edition of the game. It will run you a hefty $249 but it does come with an 18-inch statue with a “motorized cockpit.” There’s also some other goodies included, like a 190-page artbook and a poster. A photo showing the entire package can be seen below.
Finally, the studio gave us a new image from the game to feast our eyes upon, which can be seen at the top of this post. It’s not terribly revealing but it does look pretty badass and only serves to further our excitement for what is sure to be one of the most impressive titles of 2014.
For those who don’t know, Titanfall is the brainchild of Call of Duty co-creator Vince Zampella, so expectations are sky high for this one. During its debut at E3 2013 it took home over 60 awards and it is by far one of the most buzzed about games right now.
Check out the full press release below and be sure to put in your pre-order for Titanfall.
RESPAWN ENTERTAINMENT AND EA PREPARE FOR TITANFALL ON MARCH 11, 2014
Titanfall: Collector’s Edition Available for Pre-Order Now in Extremely Limited Quantities
VAN NUYS, Calif. – Oct. 22, 2013 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) announced today thatTitanfall™, the debut game from acclaimed independent videogame developer Respawn Entertainment, will be landing on store shelves beginning March 11, 2014 exclusively for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system and PC. Already the winner of more than 80 coveted awards from critics around the world, Titanfall is winning over fans with its thrilling, dynamic first-person action gameplay featuring elite assault Pilots and agile, heavily-armored, 24-foot Titans. Crafted by one of the co-creators of Call of Duty and other key designers behind the Call of Duty franchise,Titanfall delivers a brand-new online experience that combines fluid, fast-paced multiplayer action with heroic, set-piece moments found in traditional campaign modes.
“Since we revealed the game in June we’ve been absolutely blown away by the reaction toTitanfall,” said Vince Zampella, a Co-Creator of Call of Duty and Co-Founder of Respawn Entertainment. “The feedback we’re getting from fans around the world is fueling our team as we head towards March and motivating us to deliver an experience that lives up to the hype.”
In addition to the standard edition of the game, the Titanfall: Collector’s Edition (SRP $249.99) will include an exclusive collectible 18” hand-crafted Atlas Titan statue with diorama and battery-powered LED lighting, a full-size art book featuring more than 190 pages of rare concept art, and an exclusive full-size schematic poster of the Atlas Titan. The Titanfall: Collector’s Edition is available for pre-order now at select retailers.
Set in the near future on a distant frontier torn apart by war, Titanfall drops players in the middle of a conflict between the Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation (IMC) and the Militia. The action is rapid and varied – featuring parkour-style wall running, massive double jumps and the ability to hijack Titans. The freedom to shift back and forth between Pilot and Titan allows players to change tactics on the fly, attacking or escaping depending on the situation and extending the action vertically to new heights.
Titanfall and the Titanfall: Collector’s Edition will be available for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC on March 11, 2014 in North America, and beginning March 13, 2014 in Europe.