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Anthem 'Defender' Level 1 Guns to Be Better Than Higher Level Weapons, BioWare Working on a Fix

Patch coming March 12. By Hope Corrigan An Anthem bug was recently discovered by players who cause basic guns to do more damage than higher level weapons. Developer BioWare has been working on a fix for the problem. The bug was originally discovered by Reddit user YeetLordSupreme who completed tests to find their default Defender Rifle at the level of their level 45 master work Ralner's Blaze rifle The redditor reported that, despite higher damage numbers showing up for the higher level weapon, fewer bullets were required to take out the same target when using the basic gun. Later, a BioWare community manager commented on the thread confirming that this was a bug related to the default loadouts when combined with higher level gear and that the team is working on a fix. Lead producer on Anthem Ben Irving also confirmed via his Twitter that the Defender fix should be part of the upcoming March 12 patch. Defender fix should be part of March 12th patch so. – Ben Irving (@BenIrvo) March 7, 2019 This will not be the first patch for Anthem, with a release released last week which attempted to address on-requested changes to the loot system. It has never been smooth sailing for Anthem with some PlayStation 4 players experiencing total shutdowns while trying to play the game. EA also seems to be playing players for exploiting glitches and other seemingly harmless exploits. Hope Corrigan is an Australian freelance writer for IGN. You can follow here on…

Patch coming March 12.

An Anthem bug was recently discovered by players who cause basic guns to do more damage than higher level weapons. Developer BioWare has been working on a fix for the problem.

The bug was originally discovered by Reddit user YeetLordSupreme who completed tests to find their default Defender Rifle at the level of their level 45 master work Ralner’s Blaze rifle

The redditor reported that, despite higher damage numbers showing up for the higher level weapon, fewer bullets were required to take out the same target when using the basic gun.

Later, a BioWare community manager commented on the thread confirming that this was a bug related to the default loadouts when combined with higher level gear and that the team is working on a fix. Lead producer on Anthem Ben Irving also confirmed via his Twitter that the Defender fix should be part of the upcoming March 12 patch.

This will not be the first patch for Anthem, with a release released last week which attempted to address on-requested changes to the loot system.

It has never been smooth sailing for Anthem with some PlayStation 4 players experiencing total shutdowns while trying to play the game. EA also seems to be playing players for exploiting glitches and other seemingly harmless exploits.

Hope Corrigan is an Australian freelance writer for IGN. You can follow here on Twitter and Instagram.

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