Anthem – Update 1.6.0 ‘Icetide’ is Here

Anthem - Update 1.6.0 'Icetide' is Here

Bioware continues to support and expand the world of Anthem by adding new content and fixing bugs within the game. The latest update 1.6.0 called Icetide is here and it brought localized ice storms into Bastion, bringing excitement with every glittering snowflake across the region. Ice is rare here, but when it arrives, people know that Icetide celebrations will soon follow. Holiday lights shine throughout Fort Tarsis, their bright colors sparkling on blankets of snow.

  • Seasonal Themed Strongholds – Each week a different featured seasonal Stronghold will unlock for players—now including score leaderboards. If you’re up to the challenge, compete with other Freelancers for the highest score. Visit the Seasonal Store to exchange your Crystal for War Chests.
  • Freeplay Time Trials – Have you ever wanted to put your javelin flight and navigation skills to the test? Join Freeplay, and race through eight-time trials that can be found in Bastion. Try to beat our Gold times!
  • New Legendary World Event: Icetide Coolant Harvesting – Help the Arcanist harvest precious coolant resources while fighting off the outlaw forces that are trying to steal it from you.
  • New Challenges – Explore the Challenges to see vanity rewards! Gain new armor sets, special time trial wraps, and more.
  • New Hidden Collectables & Icetide Cortex Entries
  • More Powerful Drops in Grandmaster 3 – All Legendary loot drops on GM3 now drop with +5 Gear Score.
  • New Tomb of Legionnaires Offering – New Guardians’ Tokens are granted through daily and weekly challenges. Freelancers can make offerings of a Guardian Token and additional crafting materials within the Tombs of the Legionnaires to gain a random Legendary item.
  • New Seasonal Cosmetic Items – Visit the Featured Store throughout the season for new Icetide-themed cosmetics.
  • New Short Stories – In addition to these new features, keep an eye on Anthem News Page for all new Icetide-themed short stories

Check out Bioware’s guide to Icetide season to learn more about what you can get and how to get it!

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