In the latest developer interview for Titanfall 2
, Vince Zampella reveals a few more details on the upcoming game. He talks about the story and campaign and the gameplay.
The story will be set after the events of the first game and will have some characters making their way back to center stage, but Zampella assures us that anyone will be able to pick up this story and understand it with no prior knowledge. It's going to be a story about pilots and Titans and their bond. To that end, both parties will have their emotions fleshed out.
As far as gameplay goes, the individual Titans will be distinct. You'll need to identify the type of Titan so that you can determine how to combat it. Zampella compares it to Street Fighter
. Pilots also see customization. In the trailer you can see grappling hooks and special grenades. These aren't abilities that every pilot will have - you'll need to make tactical decisions to determine what your role on the team will be and what equipment will best help you to achieve that.
Speaking of the grapple hook, an interesting tidbit is that you can grapple onto anything and control your momentum to swing instead of simply flying straight. This allows some pretty incredible pilot movement in the right hands.
There's more in the interview as well. You can hear all eight minutes here:
launches October 28th for Xbox One.