Anthem, the ill-fated looter-shooter of Bioware, will not be receiving the long-awaited overhaul. As revealed in the official blog post by Christian Dailey, the team has made the difficult decision to stop the new development work on the game.
Anthem’s existing live service will continue running as-is for the foreseeable future.
“I know this will be disappointing to the community of Anthem players who have been excited to see the improvements we’ve been working on. It’s also disappointing for the team who were doing brilliant work. And for me personally, Anthem is what brought me to BioWare, and the last two years have been some of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my career.
Game development is hard. Decisions like these are not easy. Moving forward, we need to laser focus our efforts as a studio and strengthen the next Dragon Age, and Mass Effect titles while continuing to provide quality updates to Star Wars: The Old Republic.”
An update on Anthem from Christian Dailey: https://t.co/twmWXAXj3B
— BioWare (@bioware) February 24, 2021