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.
BioWare launch a short VIP demo trailer for Anthem
With the preload of Anthem's closed beta already available on all platforms, EA and BioWare decided to deliver one final reminder via a VIP demo trailer that gives players a brief taste of what the game will entail once the demo lands.
Preload for Anthem closed beta is now live on all platforms
Preload for Anthem closed beta is now live on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The demo weights around 20 GB on consoles and 43 GB on PC. Preload comes two days before the start of the closed beta test which is scheduled for 25 January.
BioWare reveal what to expect from Anthem's upcoming demo
In anticipation of the upcoming demo of BioWare's shooter, Anthem's executive producer Mark Darrah posted a list of things that will differ from the full game, such as no tutorials or pilot pickers, different balance and economy, etc.
Anthem map size revealed in the latest developer stream
Redditor DanLyb made a small overlay of Anthem's map pieces which he took from the latest developer video. The map shows a high number of canyons and rivers and is made of six major locations. Bioware are yet to confirm the map size though.
Anthem will prioritise visuals but don't expect 60 FPS at 4K
Well, the question was laced with quite a bit of wishful thinking but the answer was a resounding no, as Anthem's lead producer Michael Gamble responded to questions of whether the game will run 4K resolution at 60 FPS on consoles.
Anthem will have matchmaking for everything, says Ben Irving
Anthem will have some interesting features, like in-depth javelin customisation and apparently matchmaking for everything. Ben Irving, BioWare's lead producer on Anthem, stated that every activity will have it, which may be overkill.
Anthem will tether players together during missions
Players will have to stick together during missions and raids in Anthem but free play will let them explore the world on their own. The info was confirmed by Anthem lead producer who said that missions will have fairly forgiving tethering.
EA and BioWare show Anthem's minimum and recommended specs
BioWare and EA have revealed the minimum and recommended specifications needed to run their upcoming co-op shooter Anthem and it turns out PC players won't be squeezed out of their savings, because even the recommended specs are modest.
New Anthem trailer shows off open world and 4K visuals
A new trailer for Bioware's Anthem looter-shooter has been shown during Nvidia's CES 2019 press talk. The trailer focuses on Anthem's visuals, presented in 4K resolution and announces Deep Learning Supersampling or DLSS for the title.
Anthem will have six different levels of gear rarity
Bioware's upcoming shooter Anthem will have six levels of gear rarity which can be obtained through various activities. For the best available gear players will have to complete multiplayer missions and dungeons on the highest difficulty.