The existence of a Titanfall Beta was promised long ago by the developers at Respawn Entertainment, and today they have made good. Running February , players will have the opportunity to try their hand at wall-running, double-jumping, or massive mech-piloting on either PC or Xbox One.
In case Xbox One or PC owners need a bit more of a reason to enter their name to take part, the developers have released a new look at Titanfall gameplay. We doubt that anyone remains on the fence about the chance to try out Respawn’s new multiplayer shooter for free, but the official Beta trailer should leave absolutely no doubts.
For anyone interested in registering, head over to Titanfall‘s official Beta website, enter the required fields, and join the thousands of other shooter fans eagerly awaiting an invitation. The amount of time offered for each registered participant is subject to change, as the site warns that players can expect to receive an invitation as late as February 17. A little will still go a long way where Titans are concerned, but this is without doubt the closed Beta that next-gen fans have been waiting for.
According to the website, players selected will have access to more than just the simple head-to-head deathmatches:
The Titanfall beta will include three game modes — Attrition, Hardpoint Domination and Last Titan Standing. In Attrition, teams win by eliminating anyone or anything on the opposing side — pilots, titans and AI soldiers. In Hardpoint Domination, teams will capture and hold three hardpoints throughout the map to earn points and secure victory. And in Last Titan Standing, everyone on both teams starts with a titan in a round-based mode that ends when one team has lost all of their titans. There’s no respawning and no replacement titans can be called down.
Now that the date has been set in stone, players can start doing their part to ensure a smooth launch, go back-to-basics by learning a new form of sniping, and getting their first glimpses of the story and characters behind Titanfall‘s skirmishes.
The registration is now open, with prospective players free to enter their name for the Beta on either PC or Xbox One, simply by heading here. For now, let us know which aspects of the game, which Titans, and which modes you are most hoping to get some firsthand time with in the comments below.
Titanfall launches on March 11 for the Xbox one and PC. Xbox 360 owners will have to wait until March 25.
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