Back in the day when you purchased a game, you got everything. Sure, some games had monthly subscriptions for its multiplayer services, but that was pretty much it. However in recent years developers and publishers have figured out a new way to make money, and that is through the use of microtransactions.
If you’re looking forward to getting your hands on BioWare’s upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda, you’ll be pleased to learn that the game has gone gold. This is according to a recent tweet by the official BioWare Twitter account in which they confirmed the status of the game, thus bringing us one step closer to its release on the 21st of March.
Open-world games are gaining popularity, so much so that with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo has adopted a similar concept. However if you were hoping that BioWare’s upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda would be the same, think again because despite the lush scenery and how expansive it looks, it is not an open-world game.
It has been about 5 years since the last Mass Effect game was released, so safe to say that many fans of the franchise are looking forward to seeing what BioWare has up their sleeves, and whether or not the brand new story will be able to continue the magic that was the original Mass Effect trilogy.
The Mass Effect franchise has a huge and enthusiastic following, so much so that when gamers protested the way Mass Effect 3 ended, the folks at BioWare had to go back and release a patch that “fixed” it in a way that would sit better with gamers. This is also why the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda is highly-anticipated.
For the longest time ever, cross-play support on consoles has been pretty much non-existent. This is because companies such as Sony and Microsoft want gamers to subscribe to their online services, plus with different consoles sporting different hardware, there are instances in which it might seem a bit unfair.
EA and BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda has yet to be released, but it seems that the folks over at Funko are getting ready for its launch as the toy company has announced a new series of Funko Pop toys that are based around the characters in the upcoming game, although they aren’t ready for purchase just yet.
Are you excited for BioWare’s upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda? Given how popular the earlier games were, we can only imagine that many gamers are highly-anticipating Andromeda. The good news is that a new cinematic trailer has been released giving us another look at the game and its story.
EA and BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda is set for a release on the 21st of March, 2017. However as you might have heard, EA Access members will be getting a head start on the game as previously promised, although back then it was not stated as to how big of a head start they would be getting, at least until now.
Some games like to place heavy emphasis on the multiplayer aspect of the game. For example while Blizzard’s Diablo franchise could technically be played as a single-player game, there are features that make multiplayer a more attractive option for gamers. However that won’t be the case for Mass Effect: Andromeda.
Excited to get your hands on BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda? If you are, we guess we can’t blame you given how beloved the franchise has been. The good news is that if you want to get your hands on the game, you will be able to in a fashion as pre-orders and pre-downloads are now available.
A lot of developers and publishers these days try to milk more money from their games by not just only selling the game itself, but releasing additional content later known as DLCs in which they will charge a price for it. Sometimes season passes are sold which is basically players purchasing all future DLCs ahead of release for a cheaper price.
We know that many gamers are looking forward to playing the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. However if you’d like to relive a classic for free, you might be interested to learn that for now, Mass Effect 2 is a free download. This means that if you’ve never played it before or if you want to play it again, you can do so for free.
Following the success of the original Mass Effect trilogy, it’s safe to say that many gamers are looking forward to getting their hands on the next installment in the franchise, Mass Effect: Andromeda. However the question is when will the game be released? The good news is that gamers won’t have to wait much longer.