Nothing to do: BioWare fans dream to try it first hand Anthem Next ends here. EA decided after several rumor e protests by the fanbase, to cancel the reworking project of the unfortunate title BioWare, shifting the team's efforts towards the development of the new chapter of the series Dragon Age. The game will continue to run as a live service, but it will not receive updates.
An update on Anthem from Christian Dailey: https://t.co/twmWXAXj3B
- BioWare (@bioware) February 24
In a new one post on the official blog of the software house, the executive producer of the title Christian Dailey has explored the reasons behind the cancellation of the project, which took place after a long phase of review of the development progress by Electronic Arts held in recent days. According to Dailey's words, the emergency COVID-19 it put a strain on the team, which was forced to pull the plug.
“I know this is going to be disappointing for the Anthem community who expected to see the improvements we were working on. It is also disappointing for the team who were doing a brilliant job. And for me personally, Anthem was what brought me to BioWare, and the past two years have been one of the most difficult and rewarding experiences of my career.
Developing a video game is difficult. Decisions like these aren't easy. As we continue to move forward, we must focus our efforts as a studio and strengthen the upcoming Dragon Age and Mass Effect as we continue to work on updates for Star Wars: The Old Republic. "
In short, after Mass Effect Andromeda, Anthem is also the latest game to fall victim to BioWare's curse. Will Dragon Age and the upcoming Mass Effect fix the situation?