Titanfall 2's The War Games DLC Coming Next Week

New maps, a third weapon slot for pilots and a new execution are just part of the additions in the free update.

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Developer Respawn continues to faithfully plug away on Titanfall 2 for its fans, despite little promotional assistance from publisher EA. A new free DLC pack called The War Games is coming on June 27, bringing some new maps, a third weapon slot for pilots, a new execution and a new mode called Free Agents.

The maps took most of the focus in a new update on the Respawn blog about the DLC. The first map is entitled appropriately War Games, offering "civilian shops, tall buildings for window-to-window fighting, and city streets for Titan combat from the Battle of Angel City, and the large, open tank garage facilities for hand-to-hand Pilot combat from the Battle of Airbase Sierra." The idea for the map is a VR simulator that Frontier pilots use to train for life-like recreations.

A new Live Fire map is also being introduced called Traffic, which is a "weathered test site where pilot positioning is pitted against mobility across two busy thoroughfares. Dense cover makes every corner a threat, with room for snipers to hide in the back fields."

Also coming:

  • Shadow Boxing [Holo Pilot] Execution: Get 20 pilot kills while a holopilot ability is active (Both normal holopilot and boost ability holopilot nova count.) Does not retroactively count.
  • Third Weapon Slot for Pilots: Equip a primary, secondary, and anti-titan weapon.
  • Titan Brawl added to permanent list of game modes. Titan damage will be displayed instead of assists.
  • New Featured Mode called Free Agents

 Respawn promises more details as the DLC gets closer to launch, along with a full list of balance changes and bug fixes. 

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    June 22, 2017 11:50 AM

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      June 22, 2017 11:58 AM

      It's weird to me how Respawn doesn't mention that the map is another remake from Titanfall.

      Not that more ports from the original are a bad thing, I'll gladly take War Games over plenty of maps that shipped with TF2, but with some of these announcements they're acting like they are brand new. Which I suppose they are for people coming to the series late, but it's still strange to me how they don't say stuff like a fan favorite is coming back.

      Would acknowledging a returning map like that generate less hype or more? There has to be some decision behind it.

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      June 22, 2017 12:15 PM

      Third weapon slot? Now I might finally use the pistols!