Just one day after the original Titanfall turned one year old, Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that Titanfall will have a sequel – available on PS4, along with the PC and Xbox One versions.
Announced just in front of the BAFTA awards, Respawn Entertainment co-founder Vince Zampella admitted the existence of Titanfall 2 officially for the first time today. While Electronic Arts impressed the idea that Titanfall 2 was coming all along, the team behind the change-of-pace shooter never let loose any hints of confirmation. Here’s what Zampella had to say earlier today to IGN.com:
“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. 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.”
This is, of course, great news for PlayStation fans and the company alike. Zampella would later comment on how a multi-platform release was something that the team should have done from the beginning.
“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.
“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.”
Discarding any backward thinking, we’re looking to the future and we’re excited because it’s a future with Titanfall on a PlayStation 4.