‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Release Date, News & Update: Bioware Laucnhes 1st Official Gameplay Footage Which Debuts At The Game Awards! Gameplay Details

By Vittorio Hernandez , Updated Nov 22, 2016 10:12 AM EST

There was no actual gameplay in the first official gameplay from “Mass Effect: Andromeda” released by Bioware. Nevertheless, the studio’s N7 Day reveal was fruitful when it comes to the story and gameplay details.

But Bioware will change the situation when the developer official unveils the gameplay of “Mass Effect: Andromeda” at The Game Awards 2016 which would be streamed live on Dec. 1, GameRant reported. The tech website expects the studio to have at least a trailer.

Official Reveal On Dec. 1

Bioware had used The Game Awards, the erstwhile Spike Video Game Awards, to launch “Mass Effect 3.” The official reveal of “Mass Effect: Andromeda” on Dec. 1 would be timely because of the event’s new focus on highlighting gameplay over pre-rendered trailers. The new focus is the result of the backlash over “No Man’s Sky” so viewers who have a feel of how each game would look and play like instead of promoting an idea no longer relevant after some time, Geoff Keighly, producer of Game Awards, said.

“No Man’s Sky” was 24 months away when its developer debuted the trailer, while “Mass Effect: Andromeda” is just a few months away from its release date. The reveal would give gamers a chance to see the finished product.

Salarian Pilot

VG247 reported that in the latest “Mass Effect: Andromeda” feature, the pilot is a salarian. The feature also confirmed players cannot manually fly the Tempest. They must check in at the bridge to navigate rather than regularly forget the pilot exists. Gamers must also reload their save to check for missed dialogues.

Joel Macmillan, art director of Bioware, has also confirmed a new race would be created in “Mass Effect: Andromeda.” But, he did not give a lot of information about the Kett race, except the gamers have the option to side with the Kett race or go against them.

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