Anthem’s Gameplay Video Shows Conversation System and “Cortex”

BioWare showcased the dialogue system of Anthem in a new video, alongside the codex feature to display the lore, named "Cortex."

on September 1, 2018 5:02 PM

During a panel at PAX East, BioWare showcased a gameplay video of its upcoming online action RPG Anthem.

The video showcases the dialogue system of the game, which is controlled by the triggers. We also get to see the “Cortex” feature which is basically the codex in Anthem, providing information about the game’s lore.

You can check it out below, and see if it makes you feel tempted to start pressing those triggers.

During the panel, we also heard that “roleplay” conversations in which you engage deeply with characters are optional, and you can skip them if you’re not into that aspect of gameplay.

If you want to learn more about Anthem, you can watch the brand new trailer and screenshots revealed today. Electronic Arts executives recently mentioned in a financial conference call that they’re pleased with the excitement building for the game. You should also check out our preview of the EA Play build of the game.

The game will release on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 22nd, 2019. A demo will be released for all platforms on February 1st.

You can already pre-order your copy on Amazon.


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