Anthem improvement formally cancelled by BioWare


BioWare has introduced that it is halting improvement on Anthem Subsequent — a venture which might have rebuilt Anthem from the underside up. As an alternative, the studio will focus its efforts on the following Dragon Age and Mass Impact titles.

A weblog put up from Anthem govt producer Christian Dailey explains that BioWare had been working to repeatedly enhance the sport earlier than beginning work on the finish of 2019 to overtake the action-RPG fully. Though it is probably a number of causes factored into BioWare’s choice to cancel the reboot, the Covid-19 pandemic and the pressures of distant working are highlighted within the announcement. “2020 was a 12 months in contrast to another, nevertheless, and whereas we proceed to make progress in opposition to all our sport initiatives at BioWare, working from residence in the course of the pandemic has had an influence on our productiveness and never every little thing we had deliberate as a studio earlier than COVID-19 will be achieved with out placing undue stress on our groups,” Dailey mentioned.

Dailey additionally notes that Anthem’s servers will keep up, and the Anthem stay service will proceed to run as regular.

With improvement on Anthem Subsequent formally stopped, the studio will now “laser focus” it is efforts on the following Dragon Age and Mass Impact titles whereas nonetheless offering updates to Star Wars: The Outdated Republic.

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