Mark Darrah, the manager producer of Anthem, has been particularly open on social media in terms of revealing details about the sport. Darrah has been answering fan questions, providing up extra details about subjects reminiscent of the best way that point of day influences the sport’s enemies and even confirming that the sport would come with a toggle for harm numbers.
During the last week or so, Darrah has once more used social media to handle one main fan query: will Anthem have seasonal occasions? When requested by a fan if the sport would supply some approach to rejoice Halloween, Christmas and different types of holidays, Darrah replied with a succinct “sure,” declining to elaborate on what these seasonal occasions could appear to be.
Seasonal occasions are a staple of video games like Anthem. For instance, Fortnite has hosted Valentine’s Day, Christmas and Halloween occasions (full with new skins and map makeovers). Blizzard’s multiplayer shooter Overwatch can be identified for its seasonal recreation modes together with Summer season Video games occasion Lucioball, Mei’s Yeti Hunt in winter, and the Seize The Flag mode launched to rejoice the Lunar New 12 months.
— Mark Darrah (@BioMarkDarrah) June 30, 2018
Future 2, one other related shooter and a recreation which Anthem is ceaselessly in comparison with, additionally hosts seasonal occasions. The Dawning provides themed decorations in addition to particular varieties of armor, loot, and particular aims. It’s unclear what Anthem‘s seasonal occasions could appear to be however followers will likely be hoping that the sport does one thing much like the video games listed right here.
Some could even hope that Anthem‘s seasonal occasions add new lore to the sport. BioWare has beforehand confirmed that it plans so as to add new story content material to the sport for years to return, so it’s cheap to assume that these occasions could possibly be a very good likelihood to make that occur. For instance, do the inhabitants rejoice the disappearance of the Shapers (the group that terraformed Anthem‘s world)? Do their traditions resemble these of Earth? BioWare has additionally stated that the characters within the recreation didn’t originate on Earth so will probably be fascinating to see the developer incorporate earthly traditions right into a recreation the place Earth doesn’t exist.
No matter BioWare is cooking up, the developer is considering very fastidiously about its post-launch content material plans for the sport. Followers of the studio had been extremely upset by the choice to not launch any DLC for Mass Impact: Andromeda, its earlier recreation, so it is going to need to make amends right here. Plus, post-launch assist is important for the success of video games like Anthem and so loads is driving on the standard of those seasonal occasions.
Anthem releases February 22, 2019, for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.