After working at BioWare for greater than 19 years, Mac Walters, who served as lead author on Mass Impact 2 and three, is leaving the studio.
As reported by Eurogamer, Walters publicly shared the information of his departure over the weekend in a LinkedIn post. The BioWare veteran served as a author on Jade Empire, later taking up the position of lead author for the second and third Mass Impact video games, and previous to leaving he was manufacturing director on the upcoming and extremely anticipated Dragon Age Dreadwolf.
“With a brand new 12 months comes new adventures,” Walters wrote within the put up. “As a few of you already know, on the finish of final 12 months I made a decision to go away BioWare. These previous 19 years have been a life-changing expertise to say the least, and it made the selection to go very tough. I’ve labored with so many great folks and had the privilege to be part of probably the most wonderful groups and tasks. It’s laborious to fathom all of it, and I do know I’ll be reflecting on it for years to come back.”
Walters profile, it at present says that he is on a profession break, in pursuit of an unspecified private purpose, so in all probability not something online game associated. Who can blame him after 19 years within the trade?
Walters additionally labored as artistic director on the critically combined Mass Impact Andromeda, and was additionally narrative director on the critically panned Anthem, so it is protected to say his tenure at BioWare has seen some highs and lows.
What this implies for Dragon Age Dreadwolf is not clear, although it possible will not be too large of a deal, as builders continually come and go at large studios. Dreadwolf did obtain a brand new trailer again in December, which provides followers a have a look at a cinematic that may seem someplace within the recreation.