REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) and BioWare announced that Mass Effect: Andromeda, the latest edition of the award-winning franchise, is available now on Origin for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in North America and starting March 23rd in Europe. Mass Effect: Andromeda takes players far beyond the Milky Way to the uncharted Andromeda galaxy where a new cast of characters, led by Ryder, will fight for a new home for humanity. Playing as one of the Ryder siblings in the role of the Pathfinder, players will lead a squad of highly-trained explorers as they search for and discover new worlds, alien races and threats.
BioWare has announced that will be releasing on March 21, 2017. Here is the official announcement by Aaryn Flynn, General Manager of BioWare:
“On behalf of our teams across Montreal, Edmonton and Austin, I’m excited to announce that Mass EffectTM: Andromeda will be launching in North America on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 and beginning Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Europe. We appreciate your patience (and in fact, even your lack of patience in some instances) as we’ve been focused on completing the game. Here’s a little bit of context into how we’ve gotten here.
NVIDIA will feature the latest Mass Effect: Andromeda video during its presentation at CES 2017 tomorrow, January 4. Not much more has been revealed with the exception that new environments and gameplay will be shown.
Redwood City, Calif. – The Andromeda Initiative calls on brave explorers to take their first steps on a 600-year journey to find a new home. A new welcome and orientation video gives recruits a briefing on the Arks which will transport the races of the Milky Way to the new galaxy, as well as details on the Nexus and the Pathfinders who will be leading the mission. The opening of the Andromeda Initiative also coincides with the release of the official cinematic reveal trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda. In it, fans will discover the first story details, as well as glimpses of the game’s protagonists and some crew members. Those eager for more information can look forward to the world gameplay reveal coming in December.
Today, the Mass Effect: Andromeda official video was shown at the EA Play conference at E3 2016 in Los Angeles.
Mass Effect: Andromeda Features:
More Freedom: One of our biggest ambitions is to give players an unprecedented level of freedom for a Mass Effect experience –where you’ll go, how you’ll get there, and how you’ll play.
Developer Bioware has announced Mass Effect: Andromeda during E3 2015 in Los Angeles.
Here is what they had to say,
Today we debuted the first cinematic trailer for our next game, Mass Effect: Andromeda. While we are still many months away from the game’s release date in holiday 2016, we’re excited to show you a bit of where we’re at. First, though, some background on the game itself.