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Mass Effect: Andromeda 2 looking unlikely as series is reportedly put on hold

Colm Ahern Updated on by

Kotaku has reported that Mass Effect has been ‘put on ice’ for the moment after the somewhat divisive reception to Mass Effect: Andromeda, as well as sales that weren’t as strong as Mass Effect 3. Also, developer BioWare Montreal will now act as a support to other studios in the BioWare stable, according to Kotaku’s anonymous sources.

Currently, BioWare Montreal is said to helping with the development of Dylan — BioWare’s new IP that probably won’t be called Dylan once its scheduled release date comes around in 2019, because that’s just a codename.

Originally set-up in 2009 to create DLC for Mass Effect 2 and 3, BioWare Montreal is said to be much smaller now, as many of those that worked on Mass Effect: Andromeda were moved to EA Motive for Star Wars: Battlefront II.

EA is yet to confirm anything about the future of the series, but it does appear that we won’t be seeing another Mass Effect game for a while. And that’s the important thing to note. Mass Effect isn’t necessarily getting the boot, but the chances of an Andromeda 2 coming any time soon are slim to none.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

A new adventure awaits in the Mass Effect universe. With stunning visuals…

Release Date:

23 March 2017