Electronic Arts has been quiet about the overall story of Mass Effect Andromeda, but a recently leaked EA survey might finally shed some light on the game's plot. The survey provides users with a brief synopsis of the game and asks them to rate how likely they are to buy the game based on it.
"Mass Effect: Andromeda takes players to the Andromeda galaxy, far beyond the Milky Way, where players will lead the fight for a new home in hostile territory - where WE are the aliens - opposed by a deadly indigenous race bent on stopping us," reads the synopsis.
"Experience the freedom to traverse and explore a planet-dense but seamless open-world galaxy, rich with discovery. Play as the leader of a squad of military-trained explorers in an intense third-person shooter, with deep progression and customization systems.
"This is the story of humanity's next chapter, and player choices throughout the game will ultimately determine our survival in the Andromeda galaxy."
Although this is just a publisher survey, these often use actual information of the game, so it wouldn't be a surprise if this is actually the game's plot. Still, it's best to take this information with a grain of salt until Bioware or Electronic Arts make an official announcement.
Mass Effect Andromeda releases in early 2017.