(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – A new Titanfall map has been unveiled from developer Respawn Entertainemnt, adding a third map to the IMC Rising DLC pack.
The new map, Sand Trap, will be released alongside the Backwater and Zone 18 maps later this year at launch.
“One of my main goals with Sand Trap was to use old ideas in new ways. In the center is a buried bunker inspired by the buried architecture in Fracture; this lets Titans stomp around above while pilots scurry below,” says Respawn game designer Chris Dionne via the game’s official website. “Across the map are deep trenches that create a well-run highway for pilots; inspired by wall running in Rise they give quick and (relatively) safe routes across the map.”
“But a new map is also a chance to create different (and hopefully exciting) gameplay. By having a trench network that pilots can use to cross the level, the surface can be left very sparse. This lets Titans dominate on the dunes and creates interesting battles as they crest the hills, often lining up to rain down death on the other side. Pilots shouldn’t have it too easy though, so the trenches have an open bottom that drops into reservoirs of unrefined fuel – instant death by goo!”
Respawn will hold a Twitch live stream on September 23rd to reveal more details on all three IMC Rising maps.