Titanfall 2 will be out by the end of the year, Electronic Arts announced today.
As part of its latest earning report, EA revealed Titanfall 2 is scheduled for a fiscal Q3 release. That period spans from October 2016 through the end of December 2016.
Keep in mind another major EA shooter–Battlefield 1–is scheduled for release on October 21. EA presumably would want to offer some space between the two games (not to mention Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in November), making a late November or December release seem likely, but that’s merely speculation at this point.
During a conference call with investors today, EA CEO Andrew Wilson was asked about the close proximity of Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2’s releases.
“This is a giant category in our industry–[a] $4.5 billion category,” he said. “There’s a very broad and diverse set of players who play games in that category who are looking to fulfill different gameplay motivations. Some people play very quick-play, or something with more strategic play; some people want both in different contexts.
“The result of that is that we feel we actually have a really strong position to deliver the broadest set of gameplay mechanics as it relates to [the] first-person shooter genre across the two titles and feel very confident that we are well-positioned to do very well in that category in the year. Certainly you see the reception around Battlefield 1; we feel very good about that. The energy around Titanfall 2 is also building very nicely. We look forward to showing you more of both of those titles at EA Play in June.
Previously, EA had only said that Titanfall 2 would be out during the period that runs from October 2016 through March 2017 along with the new Battlefield and Mass Effect games. Earlier today, EA announced Mass Effect: Andromeda is now due out in early 2017.
Unlike the first game, Titanfall 2 will be released on PS4 in addition to Xbox One and PC.