Some gamers may still be in doubt about getting their copy of “Mass Effect: Andromeda” seeing that the latest offer from Bioware hasn’t really done so well. In fact, the company has been allegedly downsizing its manpower due to poor reception of the game.

Regardless, BioWare finds itself in a corner trying to push the game through a free trial. Gamers wary of shelling out cash to get their copy can see for themselves by downloading the game for free at the Mass Effect website and enjoy up to 10 hours of game play.

Will 10 hours be enough?

Beggars cannot be choosers so the 10 hours of free game play should suffice.

The time allocation should be enough to get players through the first planet or even try out some multiplayer mode gaming. It remains to be seen if that would be enough to convince players that “Mass Effect: Andromeda” is a game worth buying.

The free to play game offer is valid until November 1, 2017, for PC, PS4, and Xbox One gamers. For those who feel that the game isn’t that bad, you may want to get your copy now. “Mass Effect: Andromeda” is being offered at 50-percent off though that could be shelved once sales for the game start to pick up.

Fix patches and DLC future

The marketing ploy to sell the game is something though “Mass Effect: Andromeda” still comes with the usual disappointments.

For the game itself, the game animations are still buggy though patches are expected to resolve the problem.

Speaking of patches, prospective buyers are reminded that “Mass Effect: Andromeda” will not receive any single player DLC. This means players will have to make do with the game which comes with tons of content that may be good for up to 70 hours.

This is subject to change, depending on what BioWare has planned ahead.

Seeing how the game has not exactly kicked off in the manner that BioWare expected it to be, game developers are likely playing it safe. The priority right now is fixing the bugs and issues since the game debuted last March 21, 2017.

While the free trial is a tempting offer, there is that underlying thought that the problems may not really come out during that period.

An approximated 10 hours may be a lot though there is plenty of ground to cover on “Mass Effect: Andromeda.”

There is no harm in trying the game for as long as there is no catch. With no commitment, it could be an inadvertent ploy to gather feedback from players as game developers try to pin down other issues plaguing the game. Other than that, it seems a sneaky tactic as well to see if sales can pick up too.