Titanfall 2’s August Update Is Live, Here’s Everything It Includes

August 29, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

Titanfall 2 update 1.10, aka Postcards From the Frontier, is now available to download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. According to players, it’s around 685MB.

Adding a new Live Fire map, new Frontier Defense Maps, a new Execution, and more, here’s the full list of patch notes:

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 (Paid)

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.

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%.

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.

Titanfall 2 is still seeing over a million players per month, and Respawn expects August to be their biggest month of 2017 so far.

[Source: Titanfall Forums, Reddit]