It has been revealed that EA Access members will be able to play Mass Effect: Andromeda early.
On the main Mass Effect Twitter account, a fan asked if EA Access members will have early access to the upcoming RPG. The account stated: “Yes, EA Access members get to play Mass Effect: Andromeda early for a limited time.” It was also asked if Origin Access members will be able to have early access as well, to which Producer Michael Gamble responded: “Yup.”
@sedaspade Yes, EA Access members get to play Mass Effect: Andromeda early for a limited time.
— Mass Effect (@masseffect) January 7, 2017
It was announced that the latest Mass Effect will not have a season pass. On Twitter, Studio General Manager and Vice President of BioWare Aaryn Flynn was asked if Andromeda will have a season pass, to which he responded, “Nope.” When asked about the possibility of DLC, Flynn stated: “We’ll talk about that more later.”
Last week it was revealed that Andromeda will not be available to purchase on Steam. When asked on Twitter about a possible Steam version of the game, Lead Designer Ian S. Frazier responded by stating: “No, sorry. PC version will be available via Origin or by disc (physical).” It was also revealed that BioWare currently has no plans to release Andromeda on the Nintendo Switch or Scorpio. The title will be optimized for the PlayStation 4 Pro, but not for the Scorpio.
MAss Effect Andromeda will release for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on March 21st.