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Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Window Pushed to Early 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Window Pushed to Early 2017 - News

by Craig Snow , posted on 10 May 2016 / 3,704 Views

BioWare's General Manager, Aaryn Flynn, today revealed in a blog post on the official Mass Effect website that Mass Effect: Andromeda will launch early next year, rather than this year:

"As we’ve been playing the game at the studio recently, it’s showing us that we’re taking the game in the right direction. But we also know we need the right amount of time to make sure we deliver everything the game can be and should be – that’s our commitment from all of us to all of you. 

Because of that, Mass Effect: Andromeda will now ship in early 2017. We can’t wait to show you how far we’re all going to go. We’ll see you at the EA PLAY press conference on June 12, with an update."

BioWare also revealed some new details regarding Mass Effect: Andromeda:

  • 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.
  • New Uncharted Worlds: We’re leaving the Milky Way behind and headed to Andromeda, where we’ll meet new allies, confront new enemies, and explore fascinating new worlds.
  • The Next Great Mass Effect Experience: Mass Effect: Andromeda will be the first Mass Effect game for today’s consoles and the first built on the Frostbite engine. We’re pushing the technology to deliver visuals, story, and gameplay that have never been done in franchise history.

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Ganoncrotch (on 10 May 2016)

Early 2017? Possibly around march? Could make it a launch title for something.

Shiken (on 10 May 2016)

My thoughts exactly

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Ganoncrotch (on 10 May 2016)

Considering the fact that Mass Effect 3 was actually a Wii-U launch title it would be cool if EA figured the next trilogy should begin on all 3 machines and see where it goes from there.

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Miguel_Zorro (on 11 May 2016)

I thought this was already an early 2017 release. Which is why I listed it as a probably NX launch title in the thread where we were talking about that.

binary solo (on 10 May 2016)

Funny, for some reason I always thought this was a 2017 release, so it doesn't feel like a delay to me.

ironmanDX (on 11 May 2016)

I felt like this was known? Google search.... yes. http://au.ign.com/articles/2016/03/02/mass-effect-andromeda-pushed-to-q1-2017-according-to-ea-cfo IGN reported this in March. Get your shit together VGC

undergroundfrog (on 10 May 2016)

Would definitely buy an NX version if it's released on the system

Ljink96 (on 10 May 2016)

Nintendo must be bribing 3rd parties to wait for a 2017 release XD All joking aside, it most likely has something to do with NX.

Arlo (on 10 May 2016)

Dang! This was going to make me finally get a PS4 this Christmas! And there's no way I'm missing holiday deals, so it looks like I'm waiting until NEXT Christmas... XD

Ganoncrotch (on 11 May 2016)

Why not pick up the system during the holiday sales and get the game in march?

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Arlo (on 11 May 2016)

Not enough other games I want for the system yet. I normally like to wait until I can get a pretty big stack, but ME is one of the only games that could potentially push me to make the plunge earlier. We'll see though, I might just give in anyway.

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JWeinCom (on 10 May 2016)

Clearly it's being delayed so it can be on NX. Obvs.

SamLeheny (on 10 May 2016)

Do what you gotta do Bioware. Just please don't get your arse shut down. EA's feeling randy and you DON'T wanna be the next studio to get fucked.

Sixteenvolt420 (on 10 May 2016)

If it's out before March, i'll have time to play it. If it's not out before March, i'll unfortunately have to wait until around Black Friday to pick it up.

Squall_Leonhart (on 10 May 2016)

Not surprised tbh but I'd rather them do a great job with more time!! I can wait :)

JWeinCom (on 10 May 2016)

This time they'll have time to finish the ending ^_~

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Ganoncrotch (on 11 May 2016)

Maybe the ending will come in 4 different flavours? :)

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