Next ‘Mass Effect’ game won’t feature Commander Shepard or ‘Shepard-specific’ crewmates

The next Mass Effect game won’t feature Commander Shepard or any of his or her crewmates, according to the lead writer for the series, Mac Walters. Shepard — playable as a female or male avatar — was the lead character in Mass Effects 1 through 3, and the focus of the galaxy’s fight against the monstrous machine Reapers. Walters told Complex that he and his team at BioWare “agreed to tell a story that doesn’t relate necessarily to any of the Shepard events at all, whatsoever,” and that although the game had to “feel like a Mass Effect game,” it would do so “without the Shepard character or the Shepard-specific companions.”

BioWare agreed to tell a story that doesn’t relate to Shepard at all

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