BioWare’s blog was updated today to celebrate N7 Day this year with some small morsels of information about the new Mass Effect project, as well as some other announcements regarding sales and collaborations.
The blog post highlights some of the company’s new current key figures bringing the new game to life, including Project Director Mike Gamble, Senior Development Director Danielle Ennis, Senior Narrative Director Mary de Marle and Franchise Creative Director Parrish Ley. The blog post has also added this asset, presumably from the upcoming game, showing some sort of massive superstructure with the registry ‘MR7’:
The image was accompanied by this message from Mike Gamble:
In the nearly 15 years since the release of the first Mass Effect, the biggest reason we still love working on it is the warmth, dedication, and passion of this community. There are some of you who have been with us through everything. We’ve grown together, sacrificed Ashley together, (Editor’s Note: Or Kaidan, Mike! We all make different choices.) faced difficulties together…and laughed until our Faces Were Tired…together! And for those of you who are new to Mass Effect (thanks, Legendary Edition!), welcome! I can promise that many years of fun, adventures, and characters you’ll fall in love with are still ahead.
Regardless of when you joined us, through four games and more expansions, I can say with certainty that we’re in this because of you, and every N7 Day is a wonderful reminder of that. As we look forward, each week is a fun and exciting challenge for the team. We love bringing this universe to life, and although there’s much more we want to share with you, that’ll have to be for another time.
For now, there is something we want you to have a look at. We’ve intercepted some strange footage from one of the monitoring stations in known space. It could be nothing, but…
In addition to this, a Sims 4 x Mass Effect crossover (of a sort) was shown off, with EA releasing N7-themed wearable items, free to all, which will be available in The Sims 4 from 18 November. In addition, BioWare have directed fans to their retailers’ websites for N7 Day updates to their collections – BioWare Gear Store, Sanshee, Dark Horse, Volante. There’s also a sale on Mass Effect Legendary Edition on PC via the EA App and Steam.