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'Titanfall 2' DLC adds another weapon slot and new maps on June 27th

At last, players can carry a mech-killing ordnance and a dinky pistol at the same time.
David Lumb, @OutOnALumb
06.23.17 in AV
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It might be hard to top Titanfall 2's last DLC release that dropped the first new playable titan since the game launched. But the mech-filled multiplayer shooter's next free content block will add something back that fans have been wanting for months: Another weapon slot allowing players to carry both anti-titan weaponry and a sidearm in addition to their main gun.

Fans of the original game will smugly note that studio Respawn is returning to the three-slot setup from the first Titanfall, which they reduced to two in the transition to the sequel. But the War Games DLC has another throwback: The titular map returns from the original game, a TRON-esque simulated battlezone with plenty of elevated panels and surfaces to wallrun around. There's also the new map Traffic for the intense small-area pilots-only Life Fire mode, a new pilot execution and an undefined new mode, Free Agent. (The only hint for the latter comes from Redditor Varixai, who plucked out this description from the game's code: "You're running solo. Kill enemies and collect 3 batteries for a Titanfall.")

War Games is available to download on June 27th, and the other five DLC packs Respawn has released for the game, is completely free.

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