dark        

Today's Impulse takes a look at the Anthem demo and disconnects doing so

0

SERVER ERROR

This past weekend marked the first public demo for EA and BioWare's upcoming Anthem. Being set up to directly tackle Bungie and Destiny, a lot of people were expecting big things from this game. I wasn't sure exactly where I stood, but I thought the demo would give me some insight. Turns out Dan and I both found that insight, just probably not in the way EA was hoping for.

I understand this is a demo and things could always change, but Anthem didn't play very well. There's nothing wrong, mechanically speaking, but those server issues are staggering. I should clarify that nothing is wrong on consoles because Dan had a hell of a time with the PC version. You can see just a bit of his headaches in the video below.

If you don't want to sit and watch Dan clipping through environments or getting blasted by invisible enemies, why not check out Impulse on SoundCloud? With our handy audio version, you can hear all of the debate without dealing with visual hiccups and hilarious mishaps. The sight of Dan getting aced by no one is pretty great, though.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Peter Glagowski
Peter GlagowskiAssociate Editor   gamer profile

Plucked right from the DToid community (formerly KingSigy), Peter is an aspiring writer with a passion for gaming and fitness. If you can't find him in front of a game, you'll most likely find hi... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: anthem   (70)   From our database:

  • Anthem has likely cracked $100 million in digital revenue but who really knows - Brett Makedonski
  • BioWare 'very disappointed' in Anthem's rough launch - Chris Moyse
  • BioWare caves, increases Anthem loot quality across the board - Chris Carter
  • BioWare rolls out new Anthem patch to fix myriad bugs - Chris Carter
  • EA is investigating why Anthem is crashing PS4s - Peter Glagowski
  • This Anthem video shows off the insane potential for big high-flying plays - Chris Carter
  • BioWare deploys patch to make Anthem loot more impactful, reduces tethering timer - Chris Carter
  • BioWare is already adjusting Anthem loot based on player feedback - Chris Carter
  • BioWare shares massive incoming day one Anthem patch notes - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Destructoid Originals #Electronic Arts #Impulse #PC #PS4 #third-person shooter #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •