Attention commanders – if you’ve been eagerly awaiting Mass Effect, prepare yourselves: We now know when to expect our first glimpse at the gameplay.
Mass Effect: Andromeda is, by and large, still an unknown entity. We know that it features a different protagonist to the original trilogy’s Shepard, and that we can look forward to some intergalactic excursions in a world set 600 years after the original Mass Effect. That’s not much to go on, and Bioware are staying fairly tight-lipped.
But what we do know is that we’ll be seeing gameplay for the very first time on December 1st.
The news was confirmed in a tweet from the official Mass Effect Twitter account who declared…
— Mass Effect (@masseffect) November 21, 2016
The Video Game Awards, hosted by Geoff Keighley, are billed as being ‘video game’s biggest night’, which sounds pretty grand to us; certainly grand enough to reveal more details about the sci-fi RPG, particularly how it plays. The original trilogy really refined the experience and mechanics as the series grew – so it’ll be interesting to see whether Mass Effect: Andromeda take it even further?
Will you be tuning in on December 1st? Can you even wait that long?
There’s no release date yet, but Mass Effect: Andromeda is rumoured to launch on March 21st 2017.