Anthem Overhaul Coming?

BioWare is not giving up on Anthem, according to an unconfirmed report on Kotaku that says that an overhaul of the mech shooter is coming that some have dubbed "Anthem 2.0" or "Anthem Next." They say they have learned this from "three people familiar with those plans," though they say an EA representative would not comment on their findings. They offer a recap of the game's troubled history, and here's a bit of what they've gleaned of plans to put things right:
But the reality is that BioWare is still putting a lot of work into Anthem. Details on Anthem Next are hazy, but among other things, the game’s developers plan to overhaul the loot, the quests, the social aspects of the game, the difficulty, the progression system, and the world map. One person on the project said they’re planning to change the game’s entire structure. Right now, the entire world of Anthem is set on a single contiguous map; separating the map into segments would allow developers to tweak and play around with those segments without worrying that they might create bugs and glitches all across the world. “We’re also looking at breaking up the need to go back to [Fort Tarsis] after every mission,” said the person, “and what a mission technically is. That was always a weird disconnect. [We’re] trying to integrate the disparate parts of the game together.”

A second person on the project told me yesterday they were still doing “lots of testing things out and experimentation but still nothing concrete.”