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Ben Irving leaves BioWare after eight years

Anthem lead producer Ben Irving leaves BioWare to pursue an opportunity at a different company.

Ben Irving, the lead producer of BioWare's Anthem recently announced his departure from the company after eight years of service on Twitter. The decision was made following an offer from a different gaming company. What position he'll be overtaking or what company he'll be joining isn't announced yet, but you can read his statement below.

"After 8 amazing years at BioWare I have made the decision to move on and have accepted an exciting opportunity at another gaming company. Since the first time I played Baldurs Gate many many years ago, BioWare was the dream place I always wanted to work".

"I will forever be grateful to all the people who gave me the chance to work on great products with amazing people. I believe Anthem has a bright future - there is a great team working on it and I look forward to following its progress (and playing it!) from the sidelines".

"I have really enjoyed interacting with the Anthem community - Streams, Twitter and Reddit. Through the good times and the tough times. You all are in great hands with @Darokaz and @UNTDrew (and have been for some time now). I wish nothing but the best for all of you. Ben."