Should that be a “drop” date instead? I mean, the mechs in Titanfall don’t launch, they drop, and I like to maintain figurative consistency. These are the things that wake gaming writers in the night, shrieking in terror, as mixed metaphors slither back into the shadows behind the door. This job is way harder than most people realise.

Anyway, game’s out for PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on 13 March 2014 but in the meantime, you can… wait for it… drop your entire Xmas bonus on a collector’s edition preorder. There’s a collector’s edition? There’s a collector’s edition and it comes with a massive 45cm mech figurine that would look brilliant on your dining room table.

titanfall CE

It’ll also cost you $249.99, but come on. It’s aiming right at the peas and everything.