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Apex Legends clip shows how Titanfall inspired Pathfinder’s grapple move

Published: 5/Jan/2020 22:14

by Eli Becht


It’s no secret that Apex Legends and Titanfall 2 share a lot of comparisons, so this player made an excellent video showing just how similar the two games really are.

Titanfall 2 was beloved by fans, and even though it didn’t necessarily sell well, it has retained a dedicated playerbase and is frequently called one of the best first-person shooters on the market.

Instead of creating Titanfall 3, Respawn instead dropped a battle royale title that borrowed a lot of elements from their two previous games. Obviously, the actual titans didn’t make the leap, but a lot of other things did.


Pathfinder’s grapple may have been inspired by Titanfall.

Pathfinder is an example of something good that was taken from the series and moved into Apex Legends. Arguably the best part of Titanfall was the movement, and the Legend is able to capture that perfectly.

Reddit user mnkymnk edited together transitions between the two games, and it’s pretty amazing how just how well it all blends together.

There’s even something shown in the clip that players might not be aware of – Crypto’s drone can be grappled onto.

I edited together some Transitions between Apex and Titanfall to pay homage to the Origins of Pathfinders Grapple. from apexlegends

Each time Pathfinder used his grapple, he swang into a TTF scene and vice-versa. If there’s one thing Respawn have always been able to do, it’s mobility, and we get to see that on display in Titanfall, Apex Legends, and even Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.


Apex Legends didn’t bring every element over from TTF, as wall-running didn’t make the cut, but that doesn’t mean it can’t come sometime in the future.

If watching this has you feeling nostalgic for the game, you can usually pick up either of the titles in the series for a pretty low price. 2 was also offered free of charge for PS Plus owners in December, so there’s a chance you picked it up without even realizing it.

Swing into Titanfall 2 for a cheap by waiting for a sale.

For fans of the Titanfall franchise, many saw the release of Apex Legends as a signal the series was dead. While that’s not the case, it doesn’t look like 3 is anywhere on the horizon.


That’s not to say it doesn’t have a chance of happening, but the odds are pretty slim so far. In the meantime, we’ll just have to look through this beautiful edit to recapture the fond memories from Titanfall.