BioWare's contest gives you a chance to do voice-over work for Mass Effect Andromeda

The winner receives a paid trip to BioWare's recording studio.


BioWare announced Explorers Wanted, a contest offering a chance to have your voice featured in Mass Effect Andromeda.

The contest opens at 6pm GMT today, September 12. To enter, head to the contest page and download the two scripts BioWare has on offer. One is for Jordan Tate, a documentarian interviewing Andromeda lead character Ryder. The other is a chat between mercenaries.

Once you've got a handle on your lines, produce a video and/or audio recording and send your best take to You can share your recordings on Twitter using hashtag #ExplorersWanted if you like, though it's not required.

"The contest entry period closes on September 28, 2016 at 6:59 AM GMT, at which point the entries will be judged by a panel of BioWare employees," per the contest page. "The potential winner will be notified on or before November 30, 2016. The winner will be flown to one of our recording studios, put up in a hotel for up to two nights, and perform in a professional recording session."

Make sure to read the full rules and regulations before suiting up for space.

Mass Effect Andromeda will take flight in early 2017 on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

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