Update: It looks like Microsoft has created a number of Titanfall-themed Xbox One consoles for developers at Respawn Entertainment, @xRYAN350xCP has shared an image of Titanfall dev team limited edition Xbox One.
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Original Story: Some of the earlier enthusiastic Titanfall hype was also funded by the reported limited edition Titanfall Xbox One console. The reports claimed that Microsoft was manufacturing a limited number of Titanfall-themed Xbox One consoles. After a number of rounds, it was confirmed that limited edition Titanfall Xbox One console was in development but Microsoft had to dump the idea because of the elevated manufacturing cost.
Respawn Entertainment Tweets an Original Image of Limited Edition Titanfall Xbox One Console – Customized Titanfall Xbox One was Real
For last two months, Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming online shooter Titanfall has been the focal point for almost all Microsoft gamers. First the rumors of limited edition Xbox One Titanfall bundle and then inauguration of Beta testing phase brought the gamers’ attention to Microsoft’s most awaited upcoming exclusive title.
The report that concerned most gamers was that Microsoft was working on limited edition Titanfall Xbox One console. The beans were first spilled by a NeoGAF user “ntkrnl” who claimed to be an industry insider. He made several posts about development of Titanfall-themed Xbox One console and also posted a supposedly leaked picture of limited edition Titanfall Xbox One console. However, later he admitted that the leaked the image showing Titanfall-themed console/box was a mock up.
The source kept on insisting that Microsoft has a serialized Xbox One Titanfall design that’s ready to ship. Now it looks like the rumors were true and the leaked image of limited edition Titanfall Xbox One console showcased exactly the same console that was planned by Microsoft. Respawn Entertainment has tweeted an original image of Titanfall-themed Xbox One console and controller with caption, “Almost hate to post this cause they aren’t for sale but @Xbox brought our studio something amazing today.” You can view the image below.
The tweet confirms that the previous rumors and leaked images were true and Microsoft really had an idea of manufacturing limited edition Titanfall Xbox One console but high manufacturing cost restrained the company from doing so.
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