EA has addressed Anthem connection problems for 'some' players

Update: EA says it's been fixed.

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Original story: EA has acknowledged that some players are having issues connecting to Anthem's servers, and says it's working on a fix as quickly as possible. The game went live for Origin Access Premier users about an hour ago—while I personally encountered one brief server error screen, since then I've logged in and out twice as a test without any issues. Likewise, none of my PC Gamer colleagues—who were already logged into the game—have had any trouble. So it's hard to tell how widespread these issues are. 

Here's how EA's Help account acknowledged the issue:

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We'll update this post when EA provides an update on the issue, and we'll be playing and writing about Anthem all weekend. Keep an eye on Anthem's server status here. Maybe, by the end of Sunday, I'll understand what the Anthem of Creation actually is. 

James has written about Anthem's improved flight control options with a mouse and keyboard, while Tom has detailed all of Anthem's microtransactions so far. 

Samuel Roberts
Former PC Gamer EIC Samuel has been writing about games since he was 18. He's a generalist, because life is surely about playing as many games as possible before you're put in the cold ground.