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Anthem is a science fiction RPG with MMO elements developed by BioWare Edmonton, creators of games like the Dragon Age series and Mass Effect trilogy. The game takes place on an alien planet where humanity uses a gigantic wall to keep itself safe from monsters.

Action | TPP | science fiction | RPG elements | multiplayer | TPS | co-op | MMO | shooters | action RPG

Anthem cover

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-4

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Anthem for PC, PS4 and XONE is a science fiction shooter with MMO elements developed by BioWare. It was created by the studio’s Edmonton division, the one responsible for the studio’s greatest hits like Dragon Age series and the Mass Effect trilogy.

The Plot

The game takes us to an alien planet where humanity uses a gigantic wall to guard itself from monsters. Heroes known as Freelancers use special exosuits called Javelins when venturing behind that wall.


In terms of gameplay mechanics, Anthem for PC, PS4 and XONE blends the elements from shooters and MMO games. We start our adventure with the creation of our hero. After that, we take part in exploration of the game’s world and start doing missions (alone or with friends). We get experience points for finishing quests. They allow us to progress our character.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 1300X 3.5 GHz, 16 GB RAM, graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 1060 / 4 GB Radeon RX 480 or better, 50 GB HDD, Windows 10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i5-3570 3.4 GHz / AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 760 / Radeon HD 7970 or better, 50 GB HDD, Windows 10 64-bit

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News 14 January 2019 14:20

A Tweet from Michael Gamble, the lead director of Anthem, has revealed that the game will feature no loot boxes.

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News 08 January 2019 11:44

Electronic Arts has given the official requirements of BioWare's latest game - an on-line action RPG set in a sci-fi universe titled Anthem. The game will be released on February 22nd.

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News 31 July 2018 15:50

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EA isn't taking BioWare over and won't shut the studio down no matter what

News 25 July 2018 14:04

Anthem's failure, if it happens, won't be the end of BioWare – studio's former game designer believes. That's because EA considers BioWare an important, long-term investment.