Work on Anthem Subsequent canceled at Bioware

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Bioware has canceled the Anthem reboot.

Two weeks in the past, it was rumored that Anthem Subsequent can be canceled inside the week. And now, it has come to fruition.

That mentioned, Anthem because it stands now,  will stay up, in keeping with the announcement.

Right here’s the official phrase on the cancellation:

Within the spirit of transparency and closure, we needed to share that we’ve made the tough choice to cease our new improvement work on Anthem (aka Anthem NEXT). We’ll, nevertheless, proceed to maintain the Anthem stay service operating because it exists at present.

Since Anthem’s launch, the crew has been working exhausting to repeatedly enhance the sport, releasing a number of updates that introduced with them a wide range of enhancements and launched new content material to play. In direction of the top of 2019 we expanded on that effort and began engaged on a extra elementary restructure of the sport.

Throughout the improvement, we’ve offered updates revealing a few of the crew’s work by weblog posts and conversations with you on social media and it’s been inspiring for us to see the optimistic reactions and suggestions. I’ve been extremely happy with the work the crew has been doing, and excited to see and play every new construct of the expertise.

2020 was a yr not like some other nevertheless and whereas we proceed to make progress towards all our sport tasks at BioWare, working from dwelling through the pandemic has had an affect on our productiveness and never the whole lot we had deliberate as a studio earlier than COVID-19 will be achieved with out placing undue stress on our groups.

I do know this shall be disappointing to the neighborhood of Anthem gamers who’ve been excited to see the enhancements we’ve been engaged on. It’s additionally disappointing for the crew who have been doing good work. And for me personally, Anthem is what introduced me to BioWare, and the final two years have been a few of the most difficult and rewarding experiences of my profession.

Sport improvement is tough. Choices like these usually are not simple. Shifting ahead, we have to laser focus our efforts as a studio and strengthen the following Dragon Age, and Mass Impact titles whereas persevering with to offer high quality updates to Star Wars: The Previous Republic.

To the Anthem neighborhood, thanks in your ardour and creativity. Your suggestions and solutions most actually assist form the crew’s route, and on a private notice, your kindness and encouragement have been a lot wanted final yr.

Anthem had a rocky starting after launching in 2019 and confronted a wave of criticism about unsatisfactory missions, repetitive endgame content material, and a scarcity of a good loot pool.

A  yr in the past, BioWare revealed it was engaged on “considerably reinventing” Anthem. Because the preliminary announcement of the reboot, the crew confirmed some updates on its progress right here there reminiscent of a re-designed UI, improved loot, and extra.

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