EA made the decision to cancel the relaunch of Anthem, which a small team at BioWare had been working on since 2019. The publisher decided to focus on the development of Mass Effect and Dragon Age. The servers of the current version will continue to work.
According to Anthem executive producer Christian Daley, the decision was made on the basis of two key factors — complexities due to the global pandemic and the desire to focus on others studio projects. “Making games is difficult, as it is to make decisions like this.
Henceforth we need to focus our efforts as a studio and improve the following Dragon Age and Mass Effect, while continuing to develop Star Wars: The Old Republic qualitatively” . Restarting Anthem, also known as Anthem 2.
0 or Anthem Next, was BioWare‘s attempt to fundamentally remake the original — improve the job structure, gear system, loot, endgame, rewards and more another. As EA’s head of internal studios Laura Mealy points out, Anthem was “creatively risky,” and she taught developers a lot — especially in terms of production planning.
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