The story of EA and BioWare is the tangled action-RPG Anthem it’s obviously over. According to an official post on BioWare̵
From what we saw in the launch version of the game in March 2019, EA and BioWare apparently intended the game to receive regularly updated content, but the negative reviews (including my own) clearly indicate that BioWare should return to the drawing board. Despite some good ideas and fun flight management, AnthemThe core needed a serious touch before we got back to the game.
No more singing on Anthem
The then general manager Casey Hudson made a statement in February 2020, acknowledging these criticisms. After listing aspects of the game that needed work, he promised fans: that BioWare would complete “fundamental work … to unleash the full potential of the experience … specifically working to rediscover the core gameplay with clear goals, motivating challenges and progression with significant rewards – while maintaining the pleasure of flying and fighting in an extensive science fiction environment.
10 months later, however, Hudson left BioWare as well Dragon Age 4 executive producer Mark Dara. BioWare announced this news with assurances that they like the projects Dragon Age 4 will continue, but none of the blog posts that day, including the one written by Hudson, include any official assurances thatAnthem Next “was in such good shape.
Two weeks ago, Jason Schreier of Bloomberg announced this AnthemThe development of the “rediscovery” is under serious scrutiny by EA executives, who will decide whether the project will continue or die. According to Schreier, BioWare’s presentation to EA will be to expand its staff from 30 to closer to 90 to fit the scope of work. From the sound of BioWare’s announcement on Wednesday, the announced meeting did not go well Anthem.
This reassigned team will certainly have their hands full with other projects, especially before the announced sequels of Dragon Age and Mass effect. At the moment, the EA has only one announced date for the launch of the upcoming BioWare game: the remastered The legendary edition of Mass Effect, scheduled to launch on computers and consoles on May 14.