Titanfall 2 has no season pass; Respawn asks 'Remember when buying a game got you everything?'

As previously announced, all maps and modes will be released for free.

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Not only do Respawn Entertainment and EA plan to give away all extra content for Titanfall 2 free of charge, the developer poked fun at price-gouging practices today on Twitter (via GameSpot).

"Remember when buying a game got you everything?" it wrote. (Answer: Vaguely. Where is this land of milk and honey, and how do I get back there?)

Respawn will give away maps and modes at no extra cost in order to keep all players on the same page no matter when they buy the game. "This means no splitting up the community and it all starts with the legendary Angel City map, remastered from the original Titanfall," the developer explained in a blog post. This means once you’ve purchased Titanfall 2, your investment includes a full single player campaign, the full multiplayer maps and modes, and long-term support with no hidden costs."

The only perk for pre-ordering at least three days prior to Titanfall 2's launch tomorrow is being able to play early. Everything else will be available to everyone.

Titanfall 2 drops tomorrow, Friday the 28th, for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. 

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      October 27, 2016 1:57 PM

      Awesome, I may buy the game just to support this decision.

      Though, we can't fool ourselves, the only reason they did this is because the original Titanfall's userbase was small even before it got split by DLC. It really cooled interest in the game, and they learned their lesson.

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        October 27, 2016 2:53 PM

        I second buying it to support the idea of getting all updates free. Until I saw the news I had zero interest in getting this.

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        October 27, 2016 4:38 PM

        on the internet, 'I might not buy this game if X' means Ive already made my mind up to buy trhis game and 'I might buy this game' means I doubt I'll buy this until $5 steam sale

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      October 27, 2016 2:10 PM

      yeaaah, I 'member that.
      'member Chewbacca?

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      October 27, 2016 2:23 PM

      Man this is awesome news! Very cool.

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      October 27, 2016 3:10 PM

      Nice! More of this please

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      October 27, 2016 3:15 PM

      This is fantastic.

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      October 27, 2016 3:21 PM

      Sucks...I miss all the madness

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      October 27, 2016 3:27 PM

      I see a hook somewhere. Microtransactions or something

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        October 27, 2016 4:32 PM

        Probably just have esthetic stuff like Overwatch.

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      October 27, 2016 4:13 PM

      Wait...this is EA, what's going on? Is Satan having a snowball fight with DoomGuy in Hell with rainbows and kittens in the background?

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        October 27, 2016 4:44 PM

        Respawn is not owned by EA and probably has final say for this sort of thing.

        But it's nice that they can pretend the first game didn't have an awful dlc plan that went against it being a new property that desperately needed to earn and build a community. Too bad they didn't come out swinging with this "not splitting the community" mindset.

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          October 27, 2016 4:59 PM

          Interesting, I thought EA had the final say given that they're the publisher.

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            October 27, 2016 5:16 PM

            The first Titanfall was an "EA Partners" game, more about distribution for indies and stuff than having an active hand in publishing. Left 4 Dead and Portal 2 were "published" by EA on consoles through this same program.

            I think that stuff is now defunct, but respawn obviously still has a relationship with them for marketing and distribution. If Titanfall 2 was EA's baby, it probably wouldn't have come out a week after Battlefield, and it would definitely have pay for DLC.

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          October 27, 2016 5:01 PM

          They thought they were riding high because of MW. lol

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      October 27, 2016 5:17 PM

      Everything including content that was close to completion but cut due to time?

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      October 27, 2016 5:19 PM

      Eh, expansion packs have been around for ages, I don't mind some of the bigger DLC we see on these games, especially if it means they get constant support for a couple years. It keeps the devs working as well which means less unemployment between projects.

      However, I do like the attitude about giving their users a solid value.

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        October 27, 2016 5:46 PM

        Expansion packs are few and far between for over a decade. Since....Horse Armor, in fact.

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          October 27, 2016 7:01 PM

          Well yeah, I was just talking about added content that requires the base game.

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      October 27, 2016 5:40 PM

      Their release timing on Titanfall is rough. I seem to recall it being the case for #1 as well. Right in the middle of a massive AAA golden age month.

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        October 27, 2016 6:45 PM

        Titanfall came out on the same day as Dark Souls 2. Psssshhh.

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      October 27, 2016 7:07 PM

      Memba no DLCCCCC?!? Membaaaaa?!?