BioWare is bringing a classic Mass Effect race to the Andromeda galaxy.
Take your skills to the next level. Platinum Difficulty is coming to APEX Multiplayer. pic.twitter.com/RbqH0PrQjo
— Mass Effect (@masseffect) July 4, 2017
We’re still not quite sure what’s happening with Mass Effect: Andromeda’s single-player DLC, but it’s clear that multiplayer updates are full speed ahead. BioWare recently proved as much in an announcement for Platinum difficulty APEX multiplayer, complete with a reveal that batarians would be introduced as a playable race.
Batarians were introduced in the original Mass Effect trilogy as a notoriously unfriendly, but not necessarily villainous species. What’s unusual is the batarians were never featured in Mass Effect: Andromeda, presumably left behind to deal with the Milky Way Galaxy’s ultimate fate.
It’s not clear whether batarians will bring any benefits to multiplayer – perhaps better accuracy thanks to their many eyes – but we’ll find out once the Platinum difficulty update rolls out.