BioWare's new IP: Anthem

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  1. Aireoth

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    Less to do with caring about the consumer and more to do with the difficulty of patching issues post launch back in the 90's without a digital infrastructure to deliver patches directly to your system through the internet.
     
  2. Gulkor

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    Thats why gaming businesses can get away with what ever they want and do what they do.

    Care less about customer? You customer dont care yourself, why would business care?

    You dont understand business 101.
     
  3. M76

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    I don't see where does it say the game will not be finished for launch? It says multiplayer will be released after a free single player dlc. Nothing else.
     
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    Trying to decipher your word salad.

    In the 90s patching often required shipping patch files to consumers, which adds immense cost to the process of patching, so the business decision was primarily based on economics, was to take extra time on Q&A to reduce the likelihood of needing to ship those patches.

    Today the market is large enough that customer opinion is by and large irrelevant. How else can EA lead in worse company award and change nothing? Hint the answer is the sentence prior.
     
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  5. vegeta535

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    Idk. Marketing doing pretty good to cram a game down your throat. Like Anthem. It was a in proven new IP and that turd was so hyped up that they still sold like 6 million copies. Sure the game got planned bad but they got their money from it. They probably have a skeleton crew working on it now while the majority of the developer was put on a new project.
     
  6. Denpepe

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    That means the "game" is not finished as a part of it is missing
     
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    Not necessarily. Based on their wording it sounds like MP is something they're only working on after all the single-player content is done releasing. This means MP isn't even part of the main game, but something entirely separate from it.
     
  8. Daishi123

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    LOL people still defending Anthem I see. If you are comparing the shitshow of Anthem to BL3 or what CyberPunk will likely be....all I gotta say is "come on now".

    Anthem:
    1.) Was not even the same game show just a year before.
    2.) You can easily login BL3....at Launch you could not say the same for Anthem.
    3.) The Fight / Customization system in BL3 was amazing Day 1.......Anthem was a bucket of shit.
    4.) How many times now has Anthem revamped their road map now? Is this the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th time...I've lost count at this point.
     
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  9. M76

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    Then that's every game that ever had a DLC added later. As for multiplayer that is completely unrelated and unnecessary for the single player experience to be complete. You're moving the goalposts as this literally has nothing in common with live service games where each time you try to play something you got used to changes. And half the game is at placeholder level at release.
     
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    Anthem is the fifth best-selling game of 2019

    Anthem is the fifth best-selling game of 2019, according to US tracking group NPD...That’s right behind Mortal Kombat 11, Kingdom Hearts 3, Madden NFL 20, and The Division 2 and according to the full August report, Anthem has even outdone the likes of Resident Evil 2, Red Dead Redemption 2, and GTAV this year...

    https://www.pcgamesn.com/anthem/sales
     
  11. vegeta535

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    And no one is playing it. Also RDR2 and GTAV weren't even released this year. RDR2 probably sold 4x the copies last year's. GTAV sold like 60 million so yea.. Funny what a lot of marketing and hype can do?
     
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  12. Daishi123

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    The game is literally dead......sure they suckered in ALOT of people in the beginning. But its dead, and no one will trust bioware again.
     
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