Team with up to three other players in cooperative adventures that reward both combined effort and individual skill. Each player's choice of javelin exosuit will shape their contribution and strategic role. As you explore, you will discover a gripping story filled with unique and memorable characters. Seamless and intelligent matchmaking will ensure you can quickly and easily find other players to adventure alongside.
Every time you enter the world as a Freelancer, you'll select a powerful javelin exosuit – armor designed to provide its pilot with incredible offensive and defensive capabilities. Move at incredible speed, rocket across the skies, or safely roam watery depths. As you play, you will constantly progress both your own abilities as a javelin pilot and the combat and traversal capabilities of your growing collection of exosuits.
The javelin exosuits – and accompanying gear, weapons, and equipment – can be extensively customized and personalized. As you rank up and defeat enemies, you'll gather gear and complete milestones that unlock amazing personalization options and turn your javelins into testaments to your ability and achievement.
Anthem's vast, ever-changing world features unpredictable conditions, hazards, and enemies. Over time, Anthem will develop and expand – introducing unique stories, challenges, and world-shaking events. This world is both beautiful and deadly – and will test you on each expedition you embark on with your Freelancer team.
In Anthem™, you'll grow stronger with every mission you complete and every monster you destroy. But your journey may offer surprising gifts that allow you to progress and grow in different ways. So let's cover the basics of progression in the world of Anthem.
In Anthem, you play as a pilot who can use an arsenal of Javelins to complete their missions. But you'll also be able to have several pilot profiles on a single game. So don't worry if you share a game console at home, you won't have to share your progress as well. Your pilots and Javelins are both individually upgradeable and customizable. What does that mean? Well, your pilot has its own level, and each of your javelins has a unique collection of equipment. As you progress and level up, your pilot will receive points to upgrade and your javelin will collect new equipment, giving greater power and more options to your loadout.
Pilot progression applies to every Javelin your pilot uses, and focuses on those aspects of being a pilot that aren't tied to a specific Javelin. You can put points into flying for longer periods of time without overheating, allowing for greater mobility during combat, and fewer stops when traversing long distances, for example.
As your pilot gains experience operating a specific Javelin, you'll collect lots of equipment of differing abilities and rarities. You might want to equip components to reduce the cooldown of your Ranger's grenade attack and dish out even more damage in the field, as an example. Each javelin – Ranger, Colossus, Interceptor, and Storm – all have their own unique equipment which can be collected. Your loadout choices will allow you to tailor your javelin's abilities to your playstyle, or discover different playstyles you may not have considered.
Of course, with every completed mission comes the possibility of new gear and weaponry. Upgrading weapons and honing your loadout is another crucial piece of your progression, and will further allow you to create the perfect Javelin for you. Be sure to align your progression choices with your customization for maximum effect against enemies.
The challenges you'll face in the world of Anthem will only get greater and more dangerous, so your pilot and Javelins will have to be at their best in order to take them on. How will you choose to face the worst threats that Mirrus has to throw at you?
Join with up to three other players and assemble high-tech, hand-crafted, uniquely powerful exosuits. Explore vast ruins, battle deadly enemies, and claim otherworldly artifacts. With every mission, you and your Javelin exosuit grow in power. Fight the dangers of an ever-changing world. Rise united to defeat evil. Triumph as one.
Anthem™ invites you to experience a co-operative Action-RPG set in a new and mysterious world from BioWare™ and EA.