You could also be happy to study that you just received’t be combating over loot drops with different gamers in Anthem. Lead producer Ben Irving has confirmed that gamers will get particular person loot drops on missions, so there received’t be any want or greed rolls on what gear you discover when taking part in with others.
I nonetheless bear in mind with anger the instances individuals ninja’d nice loot from underneath me in World of Warcraft dungeons, even once they clearly didn’t want it for his or her hunter builds. Yeah, Greg, I’ve not forgotten. It’s a wise determination then, particularly as Anthem is leaning so strongly on cooperative play. It can actually undermine teamwork when gamers are each working collectively and in it for themselves.
The loot element was revealed in a Reddit post alongside the information that after a closed alpha check Bioware is doing “a pass on the frequency of loot drops”. So, loot followers can even sit up for extra drops on the whole.
“Loot is critical to upgrading your javelin and leveling up,” Irving wrote. “Alpha players let us know that during their time in Anthem, loot drops weren’t frequent enough and were hard to spot out in the world. We’ve done a pass on the frequency of loot drops and will look for more feedback in future tests. We’re also investigating a way to make loot drops more visible in the world so they’re easier to find.”
Irving went on so as to add that “All loot is personal (not shared with the team)” the crew is making “tweaks to ensure that’s clear”.
The loot you discover from a mission is all accessible while you return to your homebase at Fort Tarsis.