Anthem Was Released Two Years Ago: A Quick Recap Of Its History And What Could Come Next

Esteemed RPG studio BioWare released its sci-fi game Anthem on this day, February 22, in 2019, meaning the game is now two years old. Billed as an exciting new franchise from the developer of classic Star Wars games and the Mass Effect and Dragon Age franchises, Anthem wasn’t a hit like BioWare’s other franchises were, either critically or commercially. But the game might not be dead and buried just yet.

Following the game’s release in 2019, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said in no uncertain terms: “The launch of Anthem did not meet our expectations.” EA was predicting the game to sell between 5-6 million units by the end of March 2019, but it didn’t reach that.

While the game might not have met EA’s lofty sales expectations right out of the gate, the game achieved the second best first-month sales for any BioWare game in history in the United States, only behind Mass Effect 3.

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