Anthem is being remade with a large new replace, we simply don’t know when it will likely be completed. On Friday, Bioware revealed the primary hints on the sort of enhancements gamers can count on.
The developer’s first matter of dialogue is loot, one of the necessary and disappointing elements of the unique Anthem launch. Bioware is effectively conscious of the truth that the unique sport’s loot fell wanting what followers have been hoping for, and the developer spends most of this replace outlining its plan to make loot higher with Anthem’s massive new replace.
In its post, Bioware outlines a number of bullet factors for the way it needs to make the loot system higher. Among them are issues like making loot extra instantly rewarding, by making all items of loot higher, and ensuring that they’re viable for gamers to equip extra typically.
Bioware additionally needs to make the loot-hunting expertise slightly extra particular when the system is up to date. Rather than making all of the loot within the sport random, which might make discovering only one particular piece of drugs an absolute nightmare, Bioware will create loot tables, quests with particular rewards, and specialised distributors to promote uncommon gadgets. All of this could make searching down the proper merchandise considerably simpler and extra enjoyable.
Developers additionally plan to higher stability Inscriptions, that are augmentations that would take a chunk of drugs from ineffective to excellent thanks to randomly rolled traits. As an instance within the put up, Bioware brings up the truth that one Inscription elevated weapon harm by +225%, a large quantity that made this trait a should have for gamers obsessive about getting one of the best gear.
Finally, Bioware mentions that it needs the brand new model of Anthem to make gearing up simpler for gamers, in order that Power ranges may be gained extra persistently and with much less grinding.
For now, plainly that is all the data that Bioware has for us on what the brand new model of Anthem will appear like. The developer’s put up does say that it’ll have extra updates sooner or later, although it’s not precisely clear when that will probably be. More importantly, there’s nonetheless no phrase on when this replace will truly come out, or what type it’s going to take — free replace, a brand new enlargement, or one thing in between.