Mass Effect: Andromeda is supposedly launching in spring next year. In other words, the sci-fi sequel is apparently only a few months away from being ready. However, despite the game's most recent - and most revealing - showing at The Game Awards 2016, it still feels like we know very little about BioWare's latest, to the point where many are wondering whether the title will actually miss its release window and be delayed further into 2017.
In an interview with Eurogamer, producer Fabrice Condominas says that there's "absolutely no reason to be worried" about Andromeda's release date. He continues: "BioWare is all about quality and believe me - the team is extremely aware of how fast [the release date] is coming. But we're focusing on that - that's our objective."
A bit of a vague answer to begin with, then, but Condominas goes on to clarify things a little. "Maybe we'll need two extra days? When we're 100 per cent confident we can go to certification on a certain date, then we'll give a very specific date. In the meantime, we're focusing on quality and every day counts. We don't want to pressure that," he says. Basically, it sounds like the studio has a specified deadline in mind - it just doesn't want to put out a release date that gets changed later down the line. We reckon that's fair enough, really.
Do you think Andromeda will make it out early next year? Or will it be pushed further into 2017? Begin to realise just how packed spring is in the comments section below.