Eager Titanfall gamers have seemingly overwhelmed Xbox Live, with Microsoft's online gaming service down for many players. Reports of issues signing in to Xbox Live began earlier today, with Microsoft recently confirming that it was investigating the problem. Access to the online service is required for multiplayer-only Titanfall, among other games.
Our Titanfall Review is nearly 5000 words long. It’s not your everyday average game review, and not something you’re likely to read the entirety of unless you’re either seriously torn about the game or you’re overly-obsessed. What we’re doing here in the aftermath of that article’s release is taking you down a slightly easier-to-digest path, a sort of "Titanfall for the Gamer on the Go", if you will.
Early this morning, we reported that the Titanfall goodness would be more extensive than anticipated, with live-action content being promised under a collaboration between Respawn and Playfight. Fast-forward through the day, and the teaser trailer has been unlocked, giving a look at what is coming.
While we’ll likely not be seeing Titanfall streams any earlier than Midnight PDT, Twitch has made clear that their update - allowing usage - on the Xbox One will begin to roll out at 4PM PDT. This update will allow the streaming of several - if not all - games on the Xbox One right off the bat. This update will open the Xbox One up to live streaming gaming for the first time in the console’s short history.
A post-release Titanfall patch for Xbox One, upgrading the game's graphics from the 792p of the beta that disappointed many early players. Although Titanfall for PC runs at 1080p, the Xbox One version of the game drops the resolution down considerably, something gamers had hoped would be addressed by the time the title reached store shelves. Unfortunately, according to the Titanfall developers, a fix won't come until after the Tuesday release.
This morning the first wave of early reviews are in - and they’re overwhelmingly positive. While SlashGear’s long-form review will be posted soon [UPDATE: our long-form Titanfall Review is live!], we’re having a peek at what some of those looking at an early EA/Microsoft-hosted Xbox One-centric gameplay event have to say. Meanwhile, the game is already starting to release around the world - starting in Asia - that’s Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and more, already rolling out extremely quickly on servers for PC.
Titanfall doesn't arrive until March 11th, but if your gaming PC is running an NVIDIA graphics card then it's time for an update, as a fresh batch of GeForce software has been pushed out. The updated drivers - GeForce 335.23 WHQL - polishes the 3D Vision profile for Titanfall, among other games, as well as supporting GeForce ShadowPlay Twitch streaming.