New Mass Effect Andromeda DLC could be announced next month
So far, fans have only seen new content added to Mass Effect Andromeda via the multiplayer APEX missions launched on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Fans have been able to Take on the Archon in weekly, limited-time missions that earns valuable Mission Funds to spend on powerful equipment and items.
Players can team up with friends or choose to send out their APEX strike teams to grab the loot.
Many fans have been hoping that some kind of Mass Effect Andromeda DLC hint might be dropped into one of these timed-events, and it appears the latest may have contained something special.
The missing quarian race have been teased in the main storyline as having been delayed in their ARK ship, alongside the elcor, hanar, drell, and volus.
And now more information has been teased of their eventual inclusion, via the latest APEX mission.
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Here’s an excerpt from the latest mission log: “The communications cached in these Remnant artifacts suggest that the observatory is receiving signals that have gone undetected by Initiative observers. From my initial transcriptions, they deserve immediate investigation.
“[DATA: Raw signal transmission received by Remnant observatory. My analysis accounts for attempted auto-translation by Remnant systems and data fragmentation.
“ANALYSIS: “…trying to boost the signal. Unknown if… tech seems to be helping even if we don’t know the… back to Keelah Si’yah. …way home.”]
It appears to confirm that the Quarians could be heading to the Andromeda galaxy, although it’s still unclear if fans will ever see any ME Andromeda DLC land in the future.
Following middling Mass Effect Andromeda review scores and negative feedback, reports have emerged that BioWare Montreal has been downsized and that future Mass Effect games have been put on hold.
Mass Effect Andromeda multiplayer screenshots from BioWare Fri, March 3, 2017
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Mass Effect Andromeda multiplayer screenshots from BioWare.
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Mass Effect Andromeda multiplayer screenshots from BioWare
BioWare Montreal will instead be used as a support studios for EA projects like Star Wars Battlefront 2, according to Kotaku.
The remaining members of staff will reportedly continue to work on patches and multiplayer DLC updates.
BioWare's Yanick Roy confirmed that members of the team will work with EA's Motive studio.
"Our teams at BioWare and across EA put in tremendous effort bringing Mass Effect Andromeda to players around the world," Roy explained.
"Even as BioWare continues to focus on the Mass Effect Andromeda community and live service, we are constantly looking at how we're prepared for the next experiences we will create."
The EA Play event is the last likely place where Mass Effect Andromeda DLC will be announced, if nothing materialises during the show, it’s safe to write off any extra solo content.