At EA Play, BioWare seeked feedback for Anthem from "influencers" but not from the actual gamers who were playing their game. The community is not happy with this development and has made it known.
Lol it never ends
Yeah...of all the people to ask they went for "influencers"... Modern social media and their self-promoters, where are we headed?
"Influencers" 🤮 The only ones they influence are the stupid
How I read this: At EA Play, BioWare asked influencers how to market their game instead of asking gamers what they want out of the game.
Really guys, don't stop shooting themselves in the foot
It's EA, are people really surprised?
Bioware SOUGHT feedback. Journalists these days my goodness.
"journalists" ... There, fixed it for ya ;)
Why does this not surprise anyone? It's kinda the way it is with most devs though. They believe that youtubers speak for the majority and they are supposed to. The problem lies in some influences are terrible at some games or don't care as much as real fans.
Dunno. If I was in their position and I saw a ton of actual anthem players at an event, I'd ask them first or at least send out a survey? Or hand pick a select few. Just weird that you'd seek influencers first. How can these same people influence people to buy Anthem when the player base is angry or upset 90 percent of the time? Just a total lack of common sense from BioWare.
I think the idea is, you get influencers to like the game and they blow it up by talking about how great it is and streaming it more often.
Many people parrot what YouTubers say is good or bad.
I'm not surprised by any misstep EA or anyone associated with EA do anymore.
There's an Anthem fan in here downvoting everyone by the look of it. Every comment at this point has 1 downvote. Sad
It's probably one of those EA paid influencers down voting everyone.
Looks like he/she agreed with you
I suppose acual gamers are not part of their business anymore.
they never learn, I want to still be optimistic for next Dragon age though
Wtf "Ignored Hundreds of Actual Gamers" no way hundreds of players play Anthem LOL
Somewhere at EA headquaters: - How can we fix Anthem? - Listen to the feedback by actual players? - Nah, too much work - Pay - i mean, "ask" - "influencers" (who do not play the game) to get more publicity, but no actual feedback on how to fix the game? - GENIUS! Now we're back on the right track.
Why are they so stupid lol
the game itself is already a big scam, what do you expect from their marketing division? with marketing being one big scam, too, all you will get in the end is being scammed if you bought into their business model.
"Seeked feedback..." This is why gaming 'journalism' is on the decline. Good God.
I disagree, They are indeed getting player feed back. That is all Bioware have been doing since the game launched. I do not see the problem with asking these handful of Youtubers who actually play the game daily/weekly and some even still stream it. Why not ask them? They also play the PTS, which console owners cant right now. I understand the frustration with the game, I certainly quit it like 2-3 months ago, but to make every effort they make into a bad thing is silly at this point.
I assume that the majority of YouTubers who are pushing the game are paid by EA to do so and therefore their opinion is worthless. It's widely acknowledged as a stinker and if people are making a point of showing how much they play it they've probably got an agenda.
I also disagree with what you said. A fair amount of the Youtubers I watch play the game dont really say nice things most of the times, but just like some regular gamers , myself included like the foundation of the game and would like to see an overhaul of its glaring issue...loot and more content. If they added interesting loot, more ways to attain them and more strongholds I would definitely go back. Its the same story with Gaas...just like FF14 and destiny..they need a MAJOR update and then you can probably flourish.
Influencers are just gamers who stream and are active on social media. They are no different from you and I. Asking an influencer who has played the game for Feedback is no different from asking you and I. Same reason why they get to do mock reviews before a game comes out.....they are just gamers. From influencer to regular joe/jane gamer, Anthem has been universally panned so i doubt the feedback they get from infleuncers will be any different from the feedback you and i will give. There is nothing wrong with this
Exactly! I agree 100%
I never bought this game after I saw it looked nothing like the e3 reveal.. Everyone should follow the same suit.. Stop supporting these devs [email protected] lie to you. Stop being a feen!!!!
Again people throwing stones at EA, this is Biowares doing that company is dead. Bethesda better be careful or there next.
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