No Season Pass for Mass Effect Andromeda, Early EA Access Confirmed

No Season Pass for Mass Effect Andromeda, Early EA Access Confirmed

Last updated on January 23rd, 2017

BioWare GM Aaron Flynn confirmed today on Twitter that Mass Effect Andromeda will not have a Season Pass for the game’s DLC.

Doesn’t get more official or professional than that. No further details regarding the type or size of potential DLC were shared, beyond a promise of more info down the road. No Season Pass is of course a double edged sword as it encourages a la carte shopping of DLC that players want, but also potentially removes an opportunity at discounted content for those committed to purchasing the whole lot. It’s also entirely possible that they have much more post launch support planned than is typical.

Early Access

The tweeting wasn’t done there, as Mass Effect’s official account also confirmed that EA/Origin Access members will get to play the game early for a limited time.

EA/Origin Access is a subscription service that allows unlimited play of select titles, early access and digital game discounts for the publisher’s library of games on Xbox One and PC. Pre-load for Mass Effect Andromeda is on March 17th, and earl Access members will gain early play on the 16th for 10 hours.

Mass Effect Andromeda releases March 21st for PS4, Xbox One and PC. This week we saw new gameplay that gave us our first glimpses at skills and the new profiles system that will replace classes.

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5 comments on “No Season Pass for Mass Effect Andromeda, Early EA Access Confirmed”

  1. Avatar SilkyGoodness says:

    Oh, is a lack of a season pass a good or bad thing though?

  2. Avatar Emergence says:

    Either really. If you’re planning on buying every DLC they release, usually the pass is a discount. Otherwise, if you were going to buy it a la carte, no Season Pass allows you to comfortably make that choice and not feel compelled to spend a few more dollars for perceived value.

  3. Avatar Fexelea says:

    Interesting. Now I have to get EA Access to play it early!

  4. Avatar SilkyGoodness says:

    Well what I meant was that this could mean there will be no DLC. Knowing EA though there will be DLC…

  5. Insaner_Robot says:

    To my knowledge Bioware haven’t ever had a season pass though. So probably standard fare for extra content.

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