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I've got about 4 hours into it now, and I don't think it's for me. I was expecting, and hoping for, a grand single player epic RPG. Not a Destiny 2 clone. I'll give it a couple weeks to see if it grows on me but if not I'll cancel the Origin access and only be out $20. There's nothing else on Origin worth paying rent for.
No sense in forcing yourself to play something you don't like. I put 2000h into the Destiny franchise but I don't find a lot of similarities here if I'm being honest. From the story to gameplay the only common links I can find aside from legendary and masterwork items is that you have grenades sometimes, bullets, and enemies drop items sometimes.
 
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i worked out how to stop getting so many crashes. even though my 2700x is stable running 3400mhz memory , i ended up lowering it to 3333mhz and my crashing has stopped. no more blue screens from Anthem.
yet nothing else reproduces these BSOD.... How many people out there will be stuck with hardly enough knowledge to overclock in the first place. changing bios settings should not be a game requirement. not sure for intel based systems...
 
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i worked out how to stop getting so many crashes. even though my 2700x is stable running 3400mhz memory , i ended up lowering it to 3333mhz and my crashing has stopped. no more blue screens from Anthem.
yet nothing else reproduces these BSOD.... How many people out there will be stuck with hardly enough knowledge to overclock in the first place. changing bios settings should not be a game requirement. not sure for intel based systems...
There were reports of hard crashes even on colsoles, so it’s probably a game engine issue they need to fix.
 
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Anthem the game........... Anthem the let down..... Anthem the boring...... should i carry on?
 
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Is it usual for the game to lose server connection on a regular basis? I know my internet is stable, but at least once per hour the connection gets dropped.
 
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not sure ... i have a pretty crappy connection by my country standard ... nonetheless i rarely have disconnection maybe 1 or 2 per session but not regular, sometime i can do a straight 4hrs freeplay + 3-4 contracts, sometime i get a disco in the middle of a contract but it reconnect almost immediately and put me back into the action in a matter of seconds
 
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Is it usual for the game to lose server connection on a regular basis? I know my internet is stable, but at least once per hour the connection gets dropped.
Can’t speak for this game, but I noticed the network for Destiny 2 on PC was a lot slower than on PS4. It would take minutes to connect to levels sometimes, where on PS4 it was 30 seconds and that was all level load times. Makes me believe that it’s just dependent on your distance from the servers, and on PC maybe it is farther than PS+ or XboxLive. Maybe they just have fewer PC servers going?
 
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Can’t speak for this game, but I noticed the network for Destiny 2 on PC was a lot slower than on PS4. It would take minutes to connect to levels sometimes, where on PS4 it was 30 seconds and that was all level load times. Makes me believe that it’s just dependent on your distance from the servers, and on PC maybe it is farther than PS+ or XboxLive. Maybe they just have fewer PC servers going?
naaaaaaaahhhh never had that behavior on Destiny 2 PC ... it was a matter of seconds just as you describe PS4 behavior (and i don't think i am close to a server :laugh: )
 
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naaaaaaaahhhh never had that behavior on Destiny 2 PC ... it was a matter of seconds just as you describe PS4 behavior (and i don't think i am close to a server :laugh: )
It was bad for me. I’d often not be connected to a strike until my 2 playing partners were well into the level, so I’d have to just run for a while. This happened a lot, and I live in a big metro and had an SSD, wired connection and 100/25 broadband. PS4 is as close to instant as it gets with an SSD installed.
 
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It was bad for me. I’d often not be connected to a strike until my 2 playing partners were well into the level, so I’d have to just run for a while. This happened a lot, and I live in a big metro and had an SSD, wired connection and 100/25 broadband. PS4 is as close to instant as it gets with an SSD installed.
my connection is a cable 30/3 :laugh: and Destiny 2 is on a SSHD 1tb/8gb for me... i rarely started in the last to get in and usually when initiating a strike i was the first loaded, i wonder why...

aherm ... i just tested a bit more of Anthem on the matter and i got 1 disco after 2hrs and no more for the remaining game time until i stopped (voluntarily ofc )
 
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Is it usual for the game to lose server connection on a regular basis? I know my internet is stable, but at least once per hour the connection gets dropped.
I never had any issues with connection until the patch last weekend. Then I started having them all the time so I forwarded the relevant ports for Anthem and havent had any problems since.
 
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I never had any issues with connection until the patch last weekend. Then I started having them all the time so I forwarded the relevant ports for Anthem and havent had any problems since.
uh? ... i had connection issues (well not really issues but more "occasional drop" ) before and after patch ... all the same

after the patch the only one i got that i didn't saw before is a lockdown with blackscreen but only once or twice since the patch.
i doubt i did anything to prevent disconnection before or after patch.
 
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Everything had been fine for me until the last patch. Better now with port forwarding but i posted that I've still had the odd disconnect from the server when I try to load a mission.
 
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Hope you guys are still playing the game, just a heads up, as of the latest patch, DLSS is supported, so far the game looks good, and performance went up by over 25% in my rig.

I haven't read all the patch notes for ver. 1.00.4, hope the drop rate has been improved as well.
 
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I gave up on it. It's not a bad game, just not what I expected or hoped for. I didn't finish the story, got stuck on one of the grindfest missions. Kill 50 of that, 20 of these and a bunch of something else. Midway through that I knew it was over for me. So I cancelled the Origin Access. I think I did get my $20 worth, but I don't enjoy the game enough to continue it.
 
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Sorry to hear, yes, I believe many people have stopped playing.

Bioware has been slowly fixing the Endgame and drop rate, but it might be too little, too late for most people.

It's a shame, to me it's just such a fun game, but marred by lits of grinding to get masterwork and legendary gear, and the actual main story can get kinda boring at times, I beat that a while ago, so I've been doing the legionnaire's challenges and contracts, as well as grinding in the strongholds.
 
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Seems like devs are trying to find the right balance for this style of game, like they aren’t sure what audience will be comitted to them. The problem with the grind-it-out genre is that one can only play so many of them before they run out of leasure time, or perhaps the will to invest in that many games of this style. Most of these games get feature updates for years—quite the commitment!
 
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I just wonder where this is all going. I get the feeling these overlord companies are needed to bankroll these major projects. We aren’t dealing with 8-bit Mario anymore. Most of these games are complex mechanically and the scenery and artwork take a long time to develop. I don’t think studios can push for higher unit prices, so is it all loot-boxes and micro-transactions now? Just bear down on studios harder like with Anthem? Are we going to see a new era of less graphically complex content that is more fun than it is pretty? You have another industry pushing these increasingly demanding graphical upgrades too.
 

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Edmonton is apparently working on Dragon Age 4 using Anthem's code-base. Austin is apparently working on Anthem updates but...I've not kept my ear to the ground on that. If Anthem isn't profitable, EA is only going to keep feeding it for so long. Considering EA is cutting everywhere else, I can't help but wonder if Austin is on the chopping block if revenue from Anthem can't keep the doors open.

Anthem was horribly mismanaged after Casey Hudson left. The game was in preproduction for five years and they had very, very little to show for it. The game, as it is today, was effectively created in 16-18 months. A game of that scale should take 5+ years to make...

Anthem was always intended to be funded by loot boxes and microtransactions.

"Fun" fell out as a priority on Anthem development when EA gave them the March 2019 deadline. There was no time to playtest anything. It was 16 months straight of crunch across three studios.
 
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lootbox and microtransaction are fine is it's only for cosmetics ... tho i do see microtransaction but did they add lootbox? because i didn't see any for now

ah, nonetheless still having fun playing it ... it's the essential for me i guess...
 
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