Respawn: Titanfall Alpha Trial Over, No Microtransactions in Game

You can stop refreshing your inbox every 30 seconds, Respawn won’t be sending out any more invitations to the Titanfall alpha trial.

GameSpot directs us to the studio’s official Twitter, where Respawn confirmed that the first test of its mech-on-human shooter has concluded:

In fact, if you’re looking for additional details on Titanfall, stick around and listen to Respawn tweet. That’s where you can learn about microtransactions, a potential beta, streaming gameplay videos, downloading a digital copy on the Xbox One on launch day, and even dual-wielding weapons:

Nice to see EA isn’t trying to force Titanfall DLC down our throats before the core game even launches (and we know that it works). Yes, that was a not-so-subtle jab at you, Battlefield 4. Well, at least not yet. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a Titanfall Season Pass for sale sometime within the next month-and-a-half before launch. Who am I kidding? Based on recent history, there’s basically a 99% chance there will be a Titanfall Season Pass and/or some type of ridiculous Premium membership.

Sigh.

Microtransactions, on the other hand, are apparently out. And that’s great news. Nice to know we won’t be facing opponents who have microtransacted their way through the ranks.

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