Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s male and female protagonists, both with the last name Ryder, are brother and sister, creative director Mac Walters told PlayStation Access.
“At E3 we got to see our female Ryder character and now we’re seeing the male Ryder character,” Walters said. “What a lot of people don’t know is that these two are brother and sister, and they both exist in the game world at the same time. So, if you’re playing as the sister Ryder, your brother is somewhere in the universe. And another fun little tidbit is the character you saw two E3s ago in the N7 is actually their father. So we’ve got the full Ryder family now revealed.”
Mass Effect: Andromeda is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in early 2017.
If you missed it, catch the first gameplay of Mass Effect: Andromeda, running on the newly announced PlayStation 4 Pro, here.