has an update on their progress in rescuing Anthem
offering detailed Javelin gameplay details and skill trees. This is all subject
to change, and they do not provide any idea of when they will be relaunching
the online multiplayer action/RPG. The post also introduces an Artifact system
they're experimenting with to replace Components. Here's what they say
We’ve heard from you that Components feel like nothing more
than stat modifiers. With that in mind, we’re also experimenting with a new
Artifacts system to replace them. Artifacts are pieces of super powered tech
that set your Javelin and Freelancer apart. Each Javelin type would have a
distinct Artifact catering towards its class fantasy. For instance, your
Ranger’s rocket pod would be upgraded into the Skyfell Launcher Artifact, a pair
of back-mounted pods that transform into powerful rocket launchers.
These Artifacts would change in appearance, depending on what parts you equip.
There’s also an opportunity to allow for more interesting decision making. The
parts you equip would contribute to a powerful passive ability generated by the