About the game
Anthem is an open-world looter shooter by Electronic Arts and BioWare. The game was announced with a lot of hype and spectacular trailers but ultimately failed to attract players. Anthem Next, a rework of the game is expected in 2020.
Anthem to promote social interaction, won't have guilds at launch
BioWare recently revealed more information on the social aspects of Anthem, where they talked about the alliance system which will be present in the game at launch and the guilds, which will be absent until a later update happens.
BioWare promised Anthem's open demo will be more stable
BioWare faced a lot of flak for their VIP demo that was running in January 2019, after users could barely play it due to technical issues. The developers promised the open demo would be more stable and they seemingly delivered so far.
EA's Anthem release date chart is more confusing than helpful
EA shared a release date chart for Anthem to help players decipher when they can access the game based on their pre-orders or Origin subscription. The chart caused more confusion than clarification as players ask EA to drop the practice.
Anthem slammed for $20 cosmetics, Bioware say prices not final
An image that shows Anthem's microtransaction prices has surfaced on Reddit and many players aren't happy with EA's decision to include $20 items in a $60 game. The image reveals multiple skins, fabric and metal materials and emotes.
BioWare assures Anthem fans that the game will be fixed on launch
BioWare's head of live service, Chad Robertson, posted a blog update detailing issues they found with Anthem's infamous VIP demo as well as a list of fixes that will make it to public demo and some fixes that will be available at launch
Bioware give apology skin to Anthem VIP Demo participants
Bioware are giving away free skins to all Anthem VIP Demo participants as an apology for the numerous troubles plaguing game during the testing period. Additionally, the developers have unlocked all Javelins for the second, open demo.
BioWare deny they've under-planned Anthem's server capacity
Even though it was pretty brief, much has been said about Anthem's server issues, prompting BioWare to post a lengthy explanation on what's been going down during the VIP demo and what exactly the company learned from each issue that arose.
Anthem demo has infinite loading glitch and some server issues
Considering that we are talking about beta testing, it's not surprising to see Anthem running into some glitches but the fact that it's a limited time testing got many players frustrated with BioWare's inability to fix them quickly.
Anthem demo and full game early and normal access navigation help
Anthem is developed by BioWare, but it is published by EA. This means a maze of different privileged access options, depending on whether you pre-order the game or subscribe to EA or Origin Access. Here is a quick overview of how to get in.
Anthem goes gold and gets a 16-player-big social hub
BioWare's lead producer on Anthem, Michael Gamble, recently broke out the news that the game now has a social hub that can hold up to 16 players at once. Then he, along with the cinematic animator Tal Peleg confirmed Anthem also went gold.