After Bioware announced that they would stop adding extra content to Mass Effect: Andromeda, fans were worried that about the series' future. With Anthem coming in 2018, it's safe to assume that Bioware will now focus all of it's effort in the new IP. However, it doesn't appear to be the end for the sci-fi RPG franchise, as EA has expressed interest in going back to it.
During an interview with Game Reactor, EA's Executive Vice President Patrick Soderlund said that Andromeda was unfairly criticized when it came out. Soderlund did admit that they could have done a few things better without specifically naming anything, but felt that the game deserved more praise. After that, he said that the company has no reason to not come back to the Mass Effect universe, after everything it has done for EA and Bioware.
His exact words were:
I see no reason why we shouldn't come back to Mass Effect. Why not? It's a spectacular universe, it's a loved [series], it has a big fanbase, and it's a game that has done a lot for EA and for BioWare.
While Andromeda is considered as the black sheep of the Mass Effect franchise, it's not a bad game by any means. The title did have a number of bugs, along with odd animations, but fans still enjoyed some of the gameplay and characters. It still had the depth and fun the series was known for, it's just a shame that it wasn't better.
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