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Anthem producer wary of overpromising, says new content is coming

Published: 09:49, 03 May 2019
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With many fans openly airing their concerns over Anthem's troubled development, and some even suggesting that Bioware simply moved on to other projects, the game's lead producer Michael Gamble took to Twitter to allay those concerns.

To be fair though, some of Gamble's cryptic responses perpetuated the rumour of him and executive producer Mark Darrah having moved on to Dragon Age 4 development, but now he says that no such migration has happened. 

He denied the rumour on several occasions, but one can never be clear enough on Twitter, so he wrote, "There's been a lot of (incorrect) speculation on this. The studio's support and commitment to Anthem HAS. NOT. CHANGED".

Now, you had to be living under a rock not to have heard about the sorry state Anthem is in, and many argue that it's a direct reflection of Bioware's internal struggles.

The team is apparently working hard behind the scenes trying to fix everything, while still getting some Anthem content out too. However, this time they're steering well clear of overpromising. 

Chad Robertson, head of Anthem's live services, wrote, "We remain 100% committed to Anthem and look forward to showing players the new content we are working on. We want to make sure we aren't overpromising, so our updates on what's coming in the game will be focused when we have things near completion".

Anthem's roadmap has recently been delayed, but this does not it's been cancelled - it just means that the team stopped making promises and got to actual work.

"Along with [Anthem lead producer Ben Irving] and I, we've got a big team between Austin and Edmonton focused and motivated for improving the game. We appreciate your support and for being on this journey with us", Gamble wrote.

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That said, it remains to be seen just how many fans decide to give the game another chance, because we cannot forget that Anthem is a distinctly faulty product that's been flogged at premium prices, so it's not like we were given a fair shake to begin with.

You can find Gamble's and Robertson's tweets in question here .

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