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EA hints at Mass Effect multiplayer

Job posting reveals series' ambitions.

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An EA job advert for a "multiplayer programmer (Mass Effect franchise)" at BioWare Montreal suggests, in big neon lettering, that multiplayer is coming to Mass Effect.

The advert was posted by EA recruiter Jeff Goldstein for a position at BioWare Montreal. It was captured by Cinemablend before it was removed.

"We are working on Mass Effect, one of the industry's most beloved and acclaimed franchises, as we build our way toward becoming a fully self-sufficient BioWare Studio," read the advert.

An overview of the position reveals that Mass Effect's single-player environments would be reworked to make them multiplayer-compatible. "Multiple hardware platforms" are mentioned, as are chat rooms, client-to-server games, player matching and player st

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