Non-Titanfall Game in the Works at Respawn

Respawn Entertainment confirms a second, smaller team has formed internally to work on a non-Titanfall project.

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In addition to a new Titanfall game, Respawn Entertainment has formed a second team internally that's in the early stages of development on a non-Titanfall project. Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella made the revelation on Friday in an interview with Game Informer.

In response to a question about Repsawn recently hiring longtime God of War developer Stig Asmussen, Zampella said, "There is a second team. Non-Titanfall related." Asmussen works at Respawn in the role of game director for an unspecified title, which could be Respawn's new game.

Respawn's mysterious new project could be a free-to-play or mobile game, according to previous comments from the company's COO, Dusty Welch. He said in a June interview that Asmussen was not brought on just to help with Titanfall.

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"I can tell you that part of his role here is thinking about how the studio can expand and where the growth sectors are in free-to-play and mobile," he explained. "Looking at those possibilities is part of what we do."

Don't expect to see Respawn's new, non-Titanfall game, or Titanfall 2 anytime soon, however. Asked if E3 2015, which will be held in June 2015, could be a venue for Respawn's next game announcement, Zampella said, "No, I don't think so."

"Next year will be a little quiet. We'll be heads down, back to work," he said. "Next year [we will be] figuring out what we're doing and really kind of honing in on what the next games will be."

GameSpot heard from sources at GDC 2014 in March that Titanfall 2 had been greenlit following the success of the first game. Publisher Electronic Arts seemingly confirmed this later in the summer when it revealed that work had begun on "new Titanfall experiences."

Whereas the original Titanfall was exclusive to Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC, the rumored sequel, according to multiple reports, could also come to PlayStation consoles. Zampella reiterated this today, saying, "I've already said future projects will not necessarily be exclusive" to Microsoft.

Zampella also mentions in the interview today that Titanfall is approaching eight million unique users, though it's unclear how many copies of the game have actually been sold. This is up from 7 million about a month ago.

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"Free to play or mobile"


Please I hope to hell it's not


But, really hoping for a campaign in Titanfall 2. With 2 separate campaigns would be a nice touch

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damn you lost me at free to play

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So, what's this one is going to be called, "Fall of the Titan".

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I say ditch the dudes and make it all about the robots. Need more mech based games.

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So another FPS with white men shooting other people with "dramatic" story.

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My guess is EA will skimp out on the game again and make sure its a yearly release.
Titanfall was goof for about 5 minutes till i realized it was as shallow as a puddle in the desert.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> It is a game with a good gameplay, but lacked a campaign and a better multyplayer Oo.

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The modern game industry is in a sad state when they have to say "hey we're actually allowed to make a game that's not in the same franchise". It's like studios today can't escape their best selling ip's at all. Look at Sonic Team, they didn't used to only make Sonic games.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Untill they get away from the stock market things will never change for the big companys.

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Hopefully it is better than that garbage Titanfall.

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Titanfall is underrated. I mean yeah it has bugs but IMO it deserved more support. Granted it was overhyped.

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thank god. keep new stuff coming!

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shooter still shooter

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I'd like to see Titanfall do a lot of new things, larger maps, more players and definitely a single player campaign! It'd be a shame if they followed the CoD-esque copy paste iterations given that the studio is well established now.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> First they have to fix their netcode.

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I really like and still play Titan fall. What a lot of people fail to give any kind of credit was this was A NEW IP ! That took a risk putting a lot of it's stock in a fairly new console. The game at launch was running smoother than COD, MCC, and BF at their lauches. It's incredibly balanced and still fun. Yes I want a sequel and yes is can be improved. Add some more guns, with more customization, unlocks, and 8 v 8 pilots with titans would be a start.

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Buying it.

They've proven more than worthy as a company with the immense support they've shows towards Titanfall.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> so your happy with them giving up on titanfail to make an actual good game that will also be on PS4

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For once I agree with you humdingermarkie.

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I liked Titanfall and would like to see those guys take on a style other than a CoD type shooter, I just hope that they'll do whats best for us all and stay the hell away from the freemium crap.

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I hope its more repetitive multiplayer only shooter action!

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It's a shame Titanfall didn't get GotY. For me, it's the best gaming experience to come out in a while.

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Actually, it'd be a shame for ALL of us if it was game of the year.. Thank the nines I had better options than that garbage.

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Its my home away from home. Lol

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Speaking of 'nines', that's the score TF got on many sites - including this one.

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And that, young Danielson, is why you don't believe everything you read.

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I agree that it should have won really jist for Xbox One game of the year and while it's not the best but I did had fun with Titanfall.

This is what a Mobile Suit Gundam game should have been like.

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Titanfall was really fun game and I enjoy it a lot. More so then I do for Destiny. I'm looking forward to what Respawn has in store for future Titanfall game.