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 reportedly earned over $100 million since launch
EA and BioWare kept a tight lid on Anthem's exact sale numbers along with the actual microtransaction revenue. Super Data managed to extract information that $100 was made since the February launch, which is not that much for such a title.
Anthem update 1.2.0 is out, sets the stage for Cataclysm
It's been a while since we've heard actual Anthem news, but Bioware finally rolled out a patch with quality of life fixes in preparation for the Cataclysm, the preview of which is due later today, as well as the Public Test Server.
Anthem drops out of top 49 on Xbox One, support turning into joke
If you ever wondered what happens with live service games when there's no service, then look no further than Anthem, as Bioware's shooter dropped out of 49 most played Xbox One games. Moreover, the dev's last tweet came almost a month ago.
Days Gone remains at the top of UK physical sales charts
UK physical video game sales charts are in for the week that ended with 11 May 2019, despite not having a stellar reception. Meanwhile, Anthem has finally dropped out of the top 10 best sellers, almost three months after initial release.
EA rethinking their launch approach after Anthem fiasco
Speaking in EA's Q4 FY2019 financial results conference call, the company's CEO Andrew Wilson said that the experience and failed expectations around Anthem have made them realise that it's time to handle major launches differently.
Anthem's dwindling player count reportedly hits matchmaking
BioWare pride themselves for having the matchmaking feature for just about any Anthem activity but now it appears this feature has been hit by the dwindling player numbers in the game as the harder difficulty activities are not worth it.
Anthem fails to meet EA's expectations, Firestorm succeeds
EA delivered their results for the fiscal year ended with 31 March 2019, and quite unsurprisingly - Anthem hasn't met the publisher's expectations. Firestorm, on the other hand, turned out to be the biggest Battlefield live service event.
Anthem gets 1.1.1 update and removes Elysian Caches
Even though most fans are hoping for extensive changes on Anthem's loot system, that will have to wait a bit more. Bioware's latest patch is v1.1.1 and it's mostly focused on fixing some minor issues with stats, audio and graphics.
Anthem producer wary of overpromising, says new content is coming
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.
Anthem delays major content including Cataclysm event
Bioware and EA delayed several, much-anticipated Anthem features, including Cataclysm event, Guild system and Leaderboards among other things. Bioware said that they want to make sure these features have a purpose and fit in long term goals