BioWare and EA will reportedly not cost Anthem gamers for added story DLC. Speaking at PAX West over the weekend, Mark Darrah, the game’s government producer, prompt that the builders didn’t need to divide the viewers with story add-ons, and because of this wouldn’t cost gamers for them.
During the panel, Darrah reiterated that the game’s will function beauty choices to permit gamers to customize their characters (often called Freelancers). You’ll be capable of earn new costumes whereas taking part in, and Darrah additionally confirmed that there’ll be no lootboxes in Anthem, stating “there will be some cosmetic stock that you can pay for but it will always be earnable.”
During a query and reply session after his , nonetheless, Darrah additionally confirmed that any add-ons to Anthem’s story shall be accessible to everybody. According to VG247, Darrah said that “for storytelling we don’t want to divide the audience, we want people to be able to experience the same stories so none of that is going to be locked.” The suggestion, then, is that any additional story shall be free for everybody.
Anthem’s end-game content material will principally deal with raid-style challenges that require 4 gamers to work collectively to finish. Darrah’s feedback, nonetheless, appears to indicate that there’s additionally post-game story DLC within the works.
That, and the truth that Darrah appears to be suggesting it’ll be accessible without spending a dime, comes as one thing of a shock. While BioWare games are well-known for his or her beneficiant quantities of story, if you happen to don’t bear in mind, EA’s newest main launch was Star Wars Battlefront II, a game whose microtransactional practices have been so egregious that they could have influenced a wave of anti-lootbox laws throughout Europe.
The Anthem release date is February 22, 2019, which suggests there’s not all that lengthy to attend to get your arms on the start of the story. As to when that free DLC will arrive, nonetheless, we could possibly be ready fairly some time longer.