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Bioware Details Mass Effect Andromeda Patch 1.08, Adds Extra Gay

Jaal is now an option

Mass Effect: Andromeda’s upcoming 1.08 patch will include enhanced character creation, including two new head designs, new hairstyles, and new skin tones. You will also be able to change your character’s appearance onboard the Tempest during the game.

There was a bit of a fuss when the game came out as there was a trophy which was achieved by completing three romances, which was not possible if your chosen character was male and gay. To rectify this Scott Ryder can now pursue Jaal as a romance option, “As the angara have expressed their fluidity in how they perceive gender, it seemed only natural that Scott could have a relationship with Jaal,” say Bioware.

You can find a full list of changes and improvements in the patch notes below.

Single player
  • Ryder’s appearance can now be changed onboard the Tempest
  • Expanded the range of options available in the character creator
  • Jaal can now be romanced by Scott Ryder
  • Dialogue for Hainly Abrams was adjusted to change the flow of personal information she discusses with Ryder.
  • Fixed issue with Nomad upgrades Shield Crafting quest
  • Nexus level and cryo pod points are retroactively granted
  • Vendors now carry weapon mods for Level 60-71 players
  • Vendors now sell weapon augmentations for automatic fire, burst fire, and single-shot fire
  • Improved clarity of descriptions for augmentations
  • Plasma Charge system now works properly for shotguns
  • Beam Emitter augmentation now causes guns to fire a constant beam with scaling damage based on the weapon’s damage per second
  • [PC] Added experimental support for Dolby Vision™ technology
Multiplayer
  • Stealth Grid challenge now increments properly
  • Fiend no longer sprints when within 10 meters of target, and will decelerate to base speed
  • Enabled movement correction during Fiend attacks to reduce incidence of players seeing Fiends attacking in the wrong direction
  • Improved movement prediction for some enemies in tight spaces to reduce appearance of teleportation
  • Fixed issue that prevented melee attacks if the revive icon was near center screen
  • Fixed issue where ammo pick-up audio incorrectly played
  • Fixed issue where Backlash could malfunction while moving
  • Using Stealth and Recon Visor together no longer increases duration of invisibility for Turian Agent
  • Fixed issue where weight reduction modifications wouldn’t reduce weight
  • The Revive Pack Transmitter now displays the revive radius in the loadout screen
  • Equipping the Cobra RPG now interrupts reloading
  • Player turns to Adhi when getting synced to avoid teleportation issue
  • Fixed issue where enemies would occasionally enter T-pose when hit
  • Improved visual and audio cues for player ready status in Multiplayer lobbies
  • Added “Lights” option to customization options

Source: Bioware

10 Comments
  1. CR8ZYH0RSE
    Member
    Since: Sep 2012

    Couldn’t stop laughing,”Adds extra gay”.Just reminded me of family guy.

    Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 00:06.
  2. RFC2007
    Member
    Since: Sep 2009

    This game is gay enough as it is

    Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 00:14.
    • Tony Cawley
      Pint! Pint!
      Since: Feb 2009

      Oh dear.

      Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 07:11.
  3. JR.
    Member
    Since: Apr 2013

    I think there are more important elements to focus on but maybe that’s why the game was such a mess in the first place.

    Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 01:00.
    • ron_mcphatty
      Member
      Since: Sep 2008

      Those homophobic angara were the source of all the issues?

      Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 07:58.
      • JR.
        Member
        Since: Apr 2013

        Aren’t they always.

        We must work together to eradicate this extreme Angaric terrorism once and for all.

        Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 08:28.
    • camdaz
      Member
      Since: May 2009

      Yeah, there are more important things – like my missing trophy. I didn’t get the trophy for creating six APEX teams.

      Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 12:09.
  4. beeje13
    Member
    Since: Jan 2010

    Apparently the series is on hold now after Andromeda’s reception (OPM latest issue).

    Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 12:26.
    • Tuffcub
      On the naughty step.
      Since: Dec 2008

      Or TSA last month. Pay attention! :)

      Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 12:32.
  5. Starman
    Member
    Since: Jul 2011

    Seems like a rushed game that wasn’t actually rushed. Adding extra bumming won’t help it now.

    Comment posted on 07/06/2017 at 13:59.