Mac Walters, the well-known and veteran writer of the Mass Effect game series, announced in a post on his LinkedIn page that he is leaving the Bioware studio after two decades.
Separation of employees and developers of game studios is not an unexpected event in the game industry. In this regard, the author of the Mass Effect game series in LinkedIn pageconfirmed the news of his separation from Bioware studio. He explained how the past 19 years have been a “really transformative experience” for him, and that leaving Bioware was never an easy choice for him. The text of Walters’ departure from Bioware studio is written as follows:
As some of you know, I decided to leave BioWare at the end of last year. These past 19 years have been a transformative experience for me and leaving the studio has never been an easy choice for me. I’ve worked with so many amazing people and had the privilege of being a part of some of the most amazing teams and projects. It’s all hard to take in and I know I’ll be thinking about my plans in the coming years.
I am grateful to everyone I have had the pleasure of working with. I wish Bioware the best in everything they do. The experience of working with Bioware Studio was a pleasure for me.
The departure of the author of the Mass Effect series; A look at Mark Walters’ career
McWalters joined Bioware in 2003. He was responsible for the writing of the game Jade Empire and then was selected as one of the senior writers for the game Mass Effect. He was the lead writer for the second and third editions of Mass Effect.
After the conclusion of the Mass Effect trilogy, Walters took on the task of directing the narrative of Anthem. He returned to the world of Mass Effect in 2017 and took on the role of creative director for Mass Effect: Andromeda. He worked as a creative director for Bioware Studios until 2019. His last project was the remake of the Mass Effect trilogy, where he directed the title project.
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