BioWare is going through a change in leadership, as Mac Walters, a 19-year veteran, has left the company. Walters left BioWare at the end of 2022, but his departure went largely unnoticed until recently. in one post on LinkedInWalters confirmed leaving BioWare.
“With a new year comes new adventures,” he wrote. “As some of you know, at the end of last year, I decided to leave BioWare. At least the last 19 years have been a life changing experience and it made the choice to leave very difficult. I worked with so many amazing people and had the honor of being part of the most amazing teams and projects. It’s hard to fathom and I know I’ll reflect on it for years to come.”
Walters thanked his former colleagues and said he wished “everyone at BioWare the very best in everything you do.”
“It was a real pleasure,” he said at the end of his note.
Walters began working at BioWare in 2003, joining the company as a writer for Jade Empire. He was then a senior writer for the original Mass Effect, then became the lead writer for Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3. He was the creative director of Mass Effect Andromeda, then became the wall director. Art for Anthem and later director of Mass Effect: Legendary Edition. Most recently, Walters was executive producer on Dragon Age: Dreadwolf.
Walters’ LinkedIn page now states that he is joining a “quit one’s job” as he pursues new personal goals.
EA acquired BioWare in 2007. Founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk stepped down in 2012, while founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk stepped down in 2012. Other veterans, Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah, left in 2020. Gary McKay is the new CEO of BioWare and is driving the company’s future.
Some of BioWare’s upcoming projects include Dragon Age: Dreadwolf, the next Mass Effect game, and ongoing support for Star Wars: The Old Republic.
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