Titanfall 2 Double XP Event Is Now Live

In celebration of Titanfall 2’s latest free content update Postcards From the Frontier, Respawn has initiated a double XP event for you to rack up your unlocks. The event started August 31st, and will run all the way up until September 5th.

Postcards From the Frontier includes a new Live Fire map called UMA; three new maps added to Frontier Defense with Exoplanet, Drydock and Angel City; a new Execution based on the Amped Wall ability; eight new TitanToons banners; two new modes with Aegis Titan Brawl and Aegis Last Titan Standing which allows players to bring their Aegis Titans out to play in PvP.

The patch also introduces a bunch of other changes, check out the full list here:

NEW CONTENT [FREE]

  • Map: UMA [Live Fire]: Tight corridors guide combat into three arenas flanked by balconies, doorways, and windows. A large central divider provides cover for short range effectiveness, with a long flank that opens opportunities for confident marksmen.
  • New Frontier Defense Maps: Exoplanet, Drydock, Angel City
  • New Execution: Hole in the Wall [Amped Wall] : Get five kills while Amped Wall is active to unlock.
  • Onyx ‘Good Boy’ Banner
  • TitanToons banners [8 total]
  • Community Creation Banners: Titan Restaurants by Nicole Peh [6 total]

NEW FEATURED MODES

  • Aegis Titan Brawl: Standard Titan Brawl but with your Aegis Titans.
  • Aegis Last Titan Standing: Standard Last Titan Standing but with your Aegis Titans.

NEW CONTENT [PURCHASABLE]

8 NEW ELITE WEAPON WARPAINTS: Each comes with a Squad Leader Bonus

  • 10% chance per owned Elite skin (up to 30%) to earn a Double XP token at the end of a match.
  • Grants one extra merit to you and your teammates at the end of a match. A player can only receive this bonus once per match.
  • $4.99 each or $24.99 for the bundle of 8 (bundle limited time only until 9/26).

New Skins include:

  • Thunderbolt ‘8-Bit’ ELITE
  • Spitfire ‘Lead Farmer’ ELITE
  • Devotion ‘RSPN Custom’ ELITE
  • Hemlock ‘Mochi’ ELITE
  • Kraber ‘Masterwork’ ELITE
  • R-97 ‘Purple Fade’ ELITE
  • R-201 ‘Frontier Patriot’ ELITE
  • Mozambique ‘Crimson Fury’ ELITE

GAME IMPROVEMENTS

  • The purchasable Frontier Defense shoulder plate can now be applied to Prime Titans and all skins, and can be toggled on or off in the loadout menu.
  • You can now edit Pilot loadouts from the Titan selection menu in Last Titan Standing
  • Chat box added to Titan selection screen in LTS and FD.
  • Single Player: BT’s loadout menu doesn’t delay when selecting loadout button [thanks Bryonato for reporting!]
  • Added option for “Friendly” to Hold to Rodeo control – works on friendly Titans.
  • Frontier Defense has been added to Private Match settings.

FRONTIER DEFENSE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Applying an Amped Battery to a doomed Titan now provides a full shield when used to bring a Titan out of Doomed State.
  • Reaper and Titan weak spots are now hidden when cloaked by Cloak Drones.
  • Difficulty is now shown during Titan selection screen.
  • We’ve made a change to matchmaking in Frontier Defense. Moving forward if you quit out of a full public match in progress, you will be given a penalty where you will have to wait 5 minutes before being able to matchmake again.

Wargames

  • Reduced difficulty of wave 2 and 5 on lower difficulty settings.
  • Reduced chance of tick drop pods detonating upon landing.
  • Reduced chance of ticks jumping to the pilot drop zone.

Rise

  • Spawn-as-titan locations are now closer to the harvester.

BALANCE CHANGES

TITANS

Legion

  • Fixed a bug where Long Range Power Shot could hit a target twice.

Ion [Frontier Defense balance]

  • Combined the Split Shot upgrades into one upgrade.
  • Added a new Laser Shot upgrade that increases weak point damage.

Monarch [Frontier Defense balance]

  • XO-16: Critical Hit now increases weak point damage by 50% from 25%.

Tone [Frontier Defense balance]

  • Signal Strength Upgrade now increases the duration of Sonar Pulse by 100% from 60%.

MISC BUG FIXES

  • Frontier Defense: Fixed bug where player would get stuck on Titan selection screen if they joined a game late and got killed while transitioning from Titan screen to game.
  • Frontier Defense: Adjusted Stalkers pathing to reduce cases where they would go to unreachable areas of the map.
  • Fixed bug where a Monarch with Superior Chassis would have more Health than displayed.
  • Fixed a bug where a Titan that was undoomed with an Amped Battery would have less Health than displayed.
  • Fixed issue where Classic Frontier Defense music option was missing for consoles.