How long to beat Anthem

Info on how many story chapters there are in Anthem, and how long it'll take you to beat the campaign.

With the beta for Anthem going strong, many players have been wondering how long it’ll take them to beat the campaign in Anthem. There are several story chapters to explore in Anthem, each offering new insight into the Freelancers and the world they inhabit. To help further dissect Anthem’s length, we’ve put together a quick guide on how long it’ll take you to beat the campaign in Anthem.

How Long to Beat Anthem

It will take you between 10 and 15 hours to complete all 21 story missions in Anthem.
It will take you between 10 and 15 hours to complete all 21 story missions in Anthem.
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In Anthem, there are 21 different campaign missions available, each of which progresses the story forward. In order to “beat” Anthem, you’ll want to complete all 21 missions. For a preview of what to expect, we’ve listed all 21 missions in Anthem down below.

  • Mission #1: Silence the Heart of Rage
  • Mission #2: Early Warnings
  • Mission #3: Welcome to Fort Tarsis
  • Mission #4: Lost Arcanist
  • Mission #5: Lighting a Fire
  • Mission #6: Incursion
  • Mission #7: Finding Old Friends
  • Mission #8: Meeting With Corvus
  • Mission #9: Tomb of the Legionnaires
  • Mission #10: The Tomb of General Tarsis
  • Mission #11: The Fortress of Dawn
  • Mission #13: Triple Threat
  • Mission #14: Inverse Functions
  • Mission #15: Convergence
  • Mission #16: Crafting the Dawn Shield
  • Mission #17: Mysterious Beginnings
  • Mission #18: Dear Diary
  • Mission #19: Vanishing Act
  • Mission #20: Freelancer Down
  • Mission #21: Return to the Heart of Rage

During our time in Anthem, it took us approximately 10 hours to complete all 21 missions. Note that others have reported completion times that vary between 10 hours to 15 hours in total. There are options to make it through the campaign faster, like skipping through cutscenes, but we don’t recommend this as you end up missing what’s arguably the best part of Anthem, its story.

Once you’ve completed the final mission, Return to the Heart of Rage, you’ll officially reach the Anthem credits screen. After that, you’re free to return to Anthem and enjoy its laundry list of end-game content as much as you like. Anthem is scheduled to release on February 22 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

For more on Anthem, be sure to check out some of our other guides including a recap of the day one patch in Anthem, and how to earn XP and level up fast in Anthem.

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