EA took a 'deep dive' into Anthem with three of its developers

The sprawling action-RPG is now in development for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One, and proudly flexed its muscles at EA Play this evening.

One of EA's most anticipated games got its fair share of time in the spotlight today during its EA Play conference, with the publisher dedicating nearly 20 minutes to a deep-dive into the mechanics and gameplay of Anthem.

After years of shifting release windows, EA has given Anthem an official release date: February 22, 2019.

We'll be live blogging EA Play in about a half hour and will keep eagle eyes out to see if the leak is true!

"I would say a majority of the people at BioWare are working on Anthem, but we do have people who are figuring out what a next Dragon Age would look like". There are four different javelins - ranger, colossus, interceptor and storm - and players are free to switch between them before missions.

Positively though, there will still be meaningful interactions with NPCs and players will have an easy way to find a squad even if they don't have three other Anthem-playing friends. "We are going to have some cosmetics and vanity items that you'll be able to purchase, but you're always going to know what you're going to buy before you spend any money on it", Mark Darrah, Executive Producer at BioWare explained (thanks IGN). In a deep-dive into the game, Hudson discussed the game's emphasis on crafting meaningful stories alongside its multiplayer experience. And if you'd prefer to see more, you can see everything that was said at EA Play in the video below.

As long as you have a solid internet connection, the promise is that anyone will be able to easily stream an ever-expanding library of games.

Is there no room for love in a world of monsters and cool mech suits? But this is BioWare we're talking about. For some reason the deities abandoned their creation midway through and left their world-shaping tools behind. That's where your freelancer comes in. Certain dramatic events may alter the weather or make other temporary adjustments, often foreshadowing bigger changes like the reveal of all-new areas.

A more in-depth look at BioWare's upcoming RPG game Anthem revealed more about the game that was announced at last year's E3. New storylines will arrive as well as smaller things like extra moments to enjoy with favored NPCs.

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