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Old 12-08-18, 12:41 PM
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

I was able to get in and finish the story missions in time. There is still another session later today and two more tomorrow. So I'll at least log on and see if my progress carries forward. Without saying anything about the game, I'll just say that I'm keeping my preorder
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

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I was able to get in and finish the story missions in time. There is still another session later today and two more tomorrow. So I'll at least log on and see if my progress carries forward. Without saying anything about the game, I'll just say that I'm keeping my preorder
That's not good enough Matty….we need all the details. Glad you got in and looking forward to your DVD Talk Report. This and The Division 2 are on My Must Have List. I really feel there's more to the game than jus flying around, drop down, wipe out enemies and fly off to somewhere else.

Not sure just how much they're letting you toy with but I'd like to hear more on...
The Skill Tree and Fine Tuning of your Character attributes
Crafting, Loot & The Economic Part

Good luck and hope you have fun....

See where a Demo is coming Jan. 25th...for pre-orders and those with the subscription. Then following week on Feb. 1st demo for everyone.

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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

looks great. sounds like William Fichtner in trailer...
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

This gives you a good idea how gear and loot work in the game.

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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

I found the skill trees to be very generic and completely dumbed down. Now maybe when you get other javelins, they won't be, but it was disappointing to see how basic the skills were.
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

FYI, if you preordered this, you get access to the "VIP beta" the weekend of 01/25/19. I just got my email from BB about it with the code.
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

Hmmm I have it preordered from Target but haven't gotten anything yet. Thankfully it's still a ways off.
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

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I found the skill trees to be very generic and completely dumbed down. Now maybe when you get other javelins, they won't be, but it was disappointing to see how basic the skills were.
Is there anything out there that this can be compared to? I'm not expecting something like Borderlands Skill Trees but I heard you can fine tune your character in areas like stamina, health, armor, agility, etc...what about the areas of powers though?
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FYI, if you preordered this, you get access to the "VIP beta" the weekend of 01/25/19. I just got my email from BB about it with the code.
is the beta for SP or MP?
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

you need to read up on this game if you are asking a question like that....
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

how bout you just tell me?
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

na, i'm good
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

This is 15 minutes of actual gameplay with the first mission...Alpha Build...with Storm, Interceptor and Colossus. By far this is the best one I've seen using their abilities and the importance of teamwork which you'll see in the second half of the video. Looks darn good....

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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

Looks like a slightly less chaotic Warframe.

What's everyone getting this on (ps4/xbox/pc)? I'm leaning PC, but may end up on PS4. I'll wait until I see more about performance between pc and console versions before I settle on something.
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

I'm likely giving this a shot on PC.
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

Free steelbook with Best Buy preorder

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/steelbo...?skuId=6320260

Between that and the $10 reward certificate, I canceled my $40 Target preorder for XB1 and switched to Best Buy.
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

One area I was curious about was "Free Roam"...how much freedom to do stuff outside missions....apparently you can do a lot and also run into a lot...

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7 Minutes of Exploration of Fort Tarsis, your Home and Central HUB....yea, a bit of Destiny 1, some Warframe on Plains and Fortuna, a bit of Diamond City in Fallout 4 and even Monster Hunter World.....

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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

Trying to get the Anthem demo with the code in the EA site is impossiblie. What a cluster fuck. Logged in, have code, enter it, nothing happens.

I also got an email about inviting friends. Got to their link and it's basically a blank page.

If anyone happens to have a code for a friend they don't need, and wouldn't mind giving it up, PM me. I have a friend who wants to check it out. Thanks.

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After seeing and reading some take on the demo by some with early access (like playing the last two nights), I ended up doing the pre-order this morning. Not certain on this codes for three friends...I was just happy the moment I did the pre-order (PS Store) I was able to start DL the Demo. I'll see what's up when I get home...really looking forward to this and do know "This Is Not Representation Of The Final Game"....FWIW, one site I went to overall praised it up and down but nicked-picked the weapons and right away...."Leveling up will take awhile"...well duh, is this some serious problem and will hurt some feelings out there....good grief people...I do not understand these who go in and try to finish and level up in a span of a few days and then complain....

Update...saw a PS4 UK site that said the Servers for the Anthem Demo had already crashed this morning and those who went to the site were greeted with the message..."We're sorry, but the EA servers reached max capacity. Please try again later."...not good and not unexpected...

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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

i think i'm dl'ing the demo now. i preordered so maybe that is why easy, but seems fine to me. but 28 Gb for a demo, really? that's a lot, no? will try and sample tomorrow. but got to play RE2...
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Cannot get the link/codes for three friends.....I go thru the web in the PS4, sign in, get the VIP Friend Pass and then get this message...'Sorry but you do not have access to the VIP Demo'...and it's running in the background. I saw two others online playing and they said the same thing, got the same message and unable to get anything for friends.....so far I've had to quit out of the game three times at the loading screen (for Expedition Mission) after it hung at around the 95% mark. I just had to a hard reboot of my PS4.....barely got any real playing time in after two hours....
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

after downloading, mine keeps saying connection problems, check my settings. my connections are fine and strong. guess can't play offline huh?
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Re: Anthem (BioWare) PS4, XB1, PC - 2/22/19

I can't get into the demo either, but after the shit show with the Alpha I'm not surprised

I'll try again tomorrow

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