EA Stocks Drop After Announcement Of Possible Anthem Delay
The news yesterday of a possible Anthem delay caused EA’s stock prices to drop.
‘BioWare is putting the brakes on science-fantasy RPG Anthem, a Kotaku report says. Originally scheduled to release in Fall of 2018, Anthem is now looking at a Q1 2019 release frame — a decision which may ultimately benefit the game in the long run.’
Following this segment of news, we see that EA’s stock actually had a price decline shortly after. The article was published at 1:30 and at 1:56 EA’s stocks dropped by 2.6% (via Gamerant)
Last year, a mysterious Reddit post hinted at the possibility of a VR Anthem edition, but given the context — a BioWare staff Christmas party — it’s just as likely that it was a game demo. Blast.
Anthem is set to be a huge open world RPG title that you and your friends can enjoy. Players will play as a “Freelancer”, which will have to go out beyond the city that they protect to complete missions, earn loot, and much more.
In Anthem, a new shared-world action-RPG from EA’s BioWare studio, team up with friends as Freelancers—the bold few with the courage to leave civilization behind and explore a landscape of primeval beauty.
Wield an arsenal of Javelin exosuits, each equipped with unique weapons and abilities. Band together with friends, confront the dangers you find,and grow in power with every step.