Mass Effect: Andromeda takes place far beyond the familiarity of the Milky Way, deep into the depths of the Andromeda galaxy. The avatar in this game is no longer the familiar commander Shepard, but a person known as "the Pathfinder" who is tasked with leading humanity to a new home in the uncharted and unforgiving new galaxy. Explore the secrets and hostile alien threats of this vast galaxy. Build up your crew and take advantage of a revamped customization system to create a truly unique character and experience. Your choices throughout the game will have lasting and impactful changes in how humanity survives out in its new home of Andromeda.