BioWare Lead Producer Mike Gamble said that the recent Anthem demo was nearly universally liked except for the bugs, most of which are fixed now or will be fixed by February 22nd.
Glad to hear they're getting fixed
Me too but it seems like some haters are not 😂
I feel this is the typical PR spin. I liked the gameplay but everything else felt lacking and what’s been confirmed for the final game sounds lacking. Cause I do think a majority of people who did play the demo do agree that the gameplay fun. It’s just the issues that were there and the content we are getting, 6 years of work and this is all they have to show for?
Don't worry guy they are not going to release the game and be like " That's it the game is done!" and just walk away. They will be releasing content for years to come. If you don't like it then just don't play it.
They are not haters. If you release a public 'demo' a couple of weeks from release then that pretty much represents the final product. If that is what you give your potential customer base to go on then you must suffer the consequences if its not up to standard. Solution: When you release a demo make sure it works properly and runs properly as it is a selling tool.
Yep. Looking forward to playing the full game.
issue is i just dont see there longterm plans. it feels like it will be even more baron then Destiny 2 and that was pretty baron for endgame content.
This will be EA's second unexpected hit after Apex Legends
Uhh, the game is overhyped beyond boundaries. Probably even the reason why Apex received zero push. I'm willing to bet that game will end up being better and more popular than Anthem. EA is backing the wrong horse here. Bioware is a shadow of their former selves. Respawn is one of the most underrated developers out there
"Uhh, the game is overhyped beyond boundaries." Really? I'm seeing minimal hype for this. Show me where all this hype is please.
The hype is all in your imagination :)
So many EA haters out there. You will get panned for saying anything positive about them. I like Bioware and love their games so Im looking forward to playing it.
So true! I get EA has done stupid things in the past but come on this is getting annoying! Go play something else and stop hating...
Universally liked? That's not the impression I'd gotten. I've regularly heard how the gameplay was dull and boring, and the only fun part was the flying.
In that case, play the game and then judge. I wasn’t blown away, but had a lot of fun with the demo.
I was not a fan of it... I watched a 15 minute video by EA a month before the demo and couldn't wait for it to be over... Now, playing it was better but still extremely boring. Go to point A. Defend it. Now to B. Another fight. Etc. Etc. Etc. Just ugly design. Now I played the Tech Alpha and Closed Beta for the Division 2, putting in 10-20 hours each time I imagine and I wa still wanting to play it when the testing ended. It's sad to see Bioware's name on this game...
Poor frame rate made it unplayable for me. Doubt that is fixed.
That's probably because you only look at the n4g comments for feedback.
"NEARLY Universally Liked" is some fancy wording...
I'm nearly a rich man!
Im almost awesome!
all the aliens in the Universe liked it! it's just these backwards humans that didn't. .
PR before the game's release - reminds me of Andromeda.
Sure, Bioware. I nearly, universally believe that...
LOL how did they come to this conclusion? I am seeing/hearing very mixed impressions.
I thought the demo was incredibly boring. The flying was cool but flying to a destination and shooting full enemies was not fun. They would require a new level of AI to make this game fun. It felt like a flying Destiny. Even my wife who doesn’t play games and watches rarely thought it was a Destiny copy cat.
Destiny gameplay was loved, so what's the problem? People didn't like the lack of a story and constant DLC payments for content. This game is supposed to be better in both regards.
Destiny had good gunplay and sound. The overall feeling of combat made up for it in Destiny. Anthems combat doesn’t hold up. The sounds aren’t punchy. The guns feel weak. The powers feel weak.
aside from the unhealthy dose of downgrade, the game gets boring quickly, so... meh.
I tried 12 times to play the beta, but it crashed every time it tried loading the actual gameplay area. I hope they can at least get the game to a point where that doesn't happen by tomorrow(Feb. 15th, 2019).
elitist haters are gonna hate and I could give zero f***s cuz I approached the demo honestly with an open mind - and honestly i had a great time. I was actually disappointed when i went to squeeze in one more session and got a notification that the serves were taken down. looking forward to the final release - especially knowing the bigger tech issues are worked out. i def won't let politics dictate what I enjoy playing tho. the world has enough drama in it and as of now I see no cash grab antics in Anthem nor any plans for it - hopefully that shows EA that people will buy good games with a perceived good value and they don't need to hijack the content w/ MTs. Thats how you change a precedent and the very definition of voting with your wallet..
Look at you making your own decisions, just like a big boy. Here's a cookie...
What about all those people that claimed to have "cancelled their pre-orders" after the demo was "so disappointing"?
Thought it was boring. Was looking forward to it but now I'm passing. Apex legends is a blast compared to the demo.
The demo was decent. But its highly repetitive nature reared its head even in the short access we had. I just dont believe that the gameplay systems offer enough variety to last as a live service title.
In other news, the Anthem demo was nearly universally panned
I dunno man, it felt really boring to me and everyone else I talked to, but hey it just might not be the game for me so I only wish it success.
Playing the game tomorrow I think so we'll see how it goes.
ah man am I glad you said that. I totally forgot that I was getting the game early with Origin Premier. Got to download it! I have Crackdown 3, Anthem, and Far Cry New Dawn all ready to go tomorrow. What to play first.
Origin Premier is for PC kings. Not the biggest fan of EA but the service has been worth every dollar. Far Cry is loooking ace too.
Yeah....that service is pretty kick ass. lol....PC Kings!
Umm...I didn’t like it...
The demo killed all the hype I had for the game and it actually made me not want to buy it. I'll be picking it up in a bargain bin a year from now. Good job on that one Bioware!
"Nearly Universally Liked" In what universe? Because in this one its aboot 50/50 love/hate
Anthem will be a huge hit
Too busy playing destiny sorry
I liked it. Enough to plunk down $80 on the legion of dawn edition. Bugs sucked, but it was a demo.
Meh I might pick it up if it’s on sale for $5
Lies. It has gotten a downgrade and people are calling it out
I kind of have to agree oddly enough. I heard allot of people talk about how bad some of the bugs and performance, but beyond that everyone I spoke to who tried it really enjoyed the game it's self. I hope when the game is released the performance issues we had during the demo have been fixed and keep to a minimum to let the gameplay shine cause there's allot in this game I really enjoyed. Also I hope for good end game content, my god I hope this game has a decent amount of end game content because if we have another lackluster amount of content like Destiny and the Division did this game will suffer big time from it. Fingers crossed.
Hands up if you believe that bioware/EA fixed all the issues in time for release and are not just outright lying to save preorders. I think people can see right through you now
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