A truce between BioWare and Mass Effect 3 fans who are angry with how the studio handled the
trilogy's finale may be close at hand. Today, studio co-founder Dr.
Ray Muzyka issued an end-all-be-all statement to fans confirming that
BioWare has heard the complaints and is pursuing solutions that may
finally bring peace to the wartorn community.
Casey Hudson and the team are hard at work on a number of game
content initiatives that will help answer the questions, providing
more clarity for those seeking further closure to their journey.
You’ll hear more on this in April,” he announced on BioWare's blog.
the reaction to Mass Effect 3's ending “has been unprecedented”,
but stated he's nevertheless proud of his teams accomplishments and
the high scores the game has earned since its release. This in mind,
Muzyka clarified that while BioWare is actively looking into
solutions that would appease fans, it will not sacrifice the
integrity of its team or the franchise to make one group happy,
insisting, “We’re working hard to maintain the right balance
between the artistic integrity of the original story while addressing
the fan feedback we’ve received. This is in addition to our
existing plan to continue providing new Mass Effect content and new
full games, so rest assured that your journey in the Mass Effect
universe can, and will, continue.”
bigwig concluded his message with an appeal to all fans to avoid
destructive commentary, and instead work positively with BioWare as
they build upon Mass Effect 3 with future DLC and expansions.
committed to address your constructive feedback as best we can,” he
said. “In return, I’d ask that you help us do that by supporting
what I truly believe is the best game BioWare has yet crafted. I urge
you to do your own research: play the game, finish it and tell us
what you think. Tell your friends if you feel it’s a good game as a
that we are doing our damndest, as always, to address your feedback.
As artists, we care about our fans deeply and we appreciate your
There you have
it, a statement on Mass Effect 3's ending from one of the head
honchos himself. Read his full letter and let us know if BioWare is
on the right track, or choosing the Renegade path.