Hey Swaggers, we’re again with the brand new contemporary article on BioWare is formally redesigning Anthem
When it launched a couple of yr in the past, Anthem shortly turned often called a disappointment within the gaming world. All through the previous yr, BioWare has been working towards fixing Anthem‘s quite a few issues, however right this moment, the corporate introduced one thing large: it’s remodeling many facets of the sport. It appears like by the point all the pieces is claimed and executed, Anthem might play utterly completely different from the way it does now.
This redesign was confirmed by BioWare chief Casey Hudson in a brand new weblog put up right this moment. Hudson didn’t go into too many particular particulars about what is going to change, however what he did say alerts an enormous shift for the Anthem. He stated that BioWare has been working to repair points like “stability, efficiency, and basic high quality of life,” whereas transport three new seasons all through the previous yr, nevertheless it has additionally change into clear that gamers need extra vital adjustments to the sport. These adjustments, he says, will “require a extra substantial reinvention than an replace or growth.”
“Over the approaching months we shall be specializing in a longer-term redesign of the expertise, particularly working to reinvent the core gameplay loop with clear objectives, motivating challenges and development with significant rewards – whereas preserving the enjoyable of flying and combating in an enormous science-fantasy setting,” Hudson wrote. “And to do this correctly we’ll be doing one thing we’d prefer to have executed extra of the primary time round – giving a targeted workforce the time to check and iterate, specializing in gameplay first.”
Hudson says that as BioWare works towards this, it’ll proceed supporting the present iteration of Anthem. There shall be some rapid adjustments, as BioWare will transfer away from seasons – more likely to focus extra assets on redesigning the sport behind the scenes. There’ll nonetheless be occasions and retailer refreshes as this occurs, and BioWare will revisit previous seasonal and Cataclysm content material. To kick issues off, BioWare will launch an anniversary occasion on the finish of the month, so we’ll maintain an eye fixed out for extra info on that entrance.
It’ll actually be attention-grabbing to see the place Anthem winds up on the finish of this all. The present model of Anthem has been met with combined reception from each gamers and critics, so one thing actually wants to alter if BioWare desires this to be a stay service sport that’s performed for years to return. We’ll let you already know when BioWare says extra, however don’t be shocked if the corporate goes silent as it really works on this redesign.