Anthem released back in 2019 and despite selling over 6 million copies the live service quickly died. Since then BioWare canceled the roadmap and started work on Anthem 2.0. With a report indicating that EA will be deciding the fate of the game this week.

According to the report from Bloomberg, EA will meet with BioWare to decide whether to continue funding the project.

This week, EA executives will review the latest version of Anthem Next and decide whether to expand the team or abandon the project, said the people, who asked not to be named discussing private information. The Anthem Next team includes about 30 people, BioWare said last year. People familiar with the project said it will need to expand to at least triple that in order to produce new content and continue attempting to overhaul the game. EA has not yet indicated whether it’s willing to commit that kind of budget to revive a maligned game.

This isn’t unheard of as games like No Man’s Sky and Final Fantasy XIV were revived after being overhauled. However, BioWare is currently working on Mass Effect Legendary Edition and a new Mass Effect and Dragon Age. With key members like Casey Hudson now gone it seems Anthem is at the edge, especially considering EA’s notorious history of closing studios.

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