Mass Effect Series News


Mass Effect 3 patch 1.03 hits PC today, consoles Thursday

By Alice O'Connor, May 29, 2012 8:15am PDT

As if saving the galaxy weren't already tricky enough with the Reapers, Cerberus and Geth in your way,Mass Effect 3 still has a bug or two to drain your game-enthusiasm-blood. Patch 1.03 is rolling out now, warping to PC today then landing on 360 and PS3 on Thursday.


"When I say that screenshot, I thought it was for a football game!"

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Free Mass Effect 3: Rebellion Pack coming May 29

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 10:00am PDT

Coming May 29th is a brand new DLC pack called "Rebellion," which adds more gear, more weapons, more maps, and more kits to Mass Effect 3's online offering. It's also free.


"yea the RNG system is infuriating especially when all you get is character cards from spectre ..."

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Mass Effect Infiltrator now available on Android

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Mass Effect Infiltrator is a mobile tie-in for Mass Effect 3, and it's finally available on Android devices.


"works like a charm on the galaxy s2, but the gameplay is preety mediocre"

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More Mass Effect 3 multiplayer DLC leaked

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2012 10:30am PDT

A Sony site has leaked details on an apparent upcoming DLC pack for Mass Effect 3, titled "Rebellion." It includes six classes, two maps, and three weapons.


"Gotta say ME3 multiplayer was boring as hell. So unless they have some single player news. I'll ..."

- rtricoche see all 8 comments

Mass Effect 3 to offer free 'Commendation Packs' to PS3 players today

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Mass Effect 3 players on PlayStation 3 missed out on a few weeks of "N7 Operations." So, BioWare is giving PS3 owners free access to Commendation Packs today.


Mass Effect 3 weekend events invade PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 27, 2012 10:30am PDT

Every other weekend, Mass Effect 3 fans on PC and Xbox 360 have been set special multiplayer challenges with the promise of such prizes but PlayStation 3 peeps were left on the sidelines. Starting this weekend, the tasks are open to PS3 players too.


Sony working on Mass Effect 3 multiplayer solution

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2012 8:15am PDT

Sony says it is working on "an implementation" to bring the Mass Effect 3 multiplayer weekends to PlayStation 3.


Mass Effect 3 patch results in Xbox 360 crashing bugs

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Mass Effect 3's face-fixing patch is apparently still not letting some users import their faces, and has some Xbox 360 users experiencing game crashes to boot.


"i know, but that's perfectly normal in most RPGs, and they don't ruin the gameplay like this bug ..."

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Mass Effect 3 multiplayer promos lack Sony approval

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2012 10:30am PDT

Mass Effect 3's multiplayer mode has gotten special weekends on PC and Xbox 360, but BioWare says Sony is standing in the way of offering the same for PlayStation 3 players.


"What are you playing on? If its PC add me to your Origin friends list. Same as my shackname. ..."

- MacemanInTW see all 19 comments

BioWare 'falsely advertised' Mass Effect 3, Better Business Bureau concludes

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Some have argued that the ending of Mass Effect 3 didn't properly reflect choices made along the three game adventure--a point that the Better Business Bureau concedes is false advertising.


"You are forgo doing any most of the side quests in ME3 and still get a good ending if you play ..."

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Mass Effect 3 face bug patch hits today

By John Keefer, Apr 09, 2012 2:15pm PDT

If you were upset that you couldn't import Shepard's face from Mass Effect or Mass Effect 2, you can finally relax. The plastic surgery patch comes out today.


"Ok, to me in that video, he did that on purpose. If he was going to try to get out of it, ..."

- Timberwolph see all 12 comments

Mass Effect 3 'Resurgence Pack' DLC coming next week for free

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 06, 2012 10:00am PDT

The first downloadable content pack for Mass Effect 3's multiplayer mode has been announced--and surprisingly, it will be free.


"It is a paragon choice to save the Batarians... renegade choice to kill the quarians... and an ..."

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Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut will be free, coming this summer

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 05, 2012 6:18am PDT

In response to deafening complaining from the Internet, Mass Effect 3 will receive an updated ending. The free Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut DLC won't outright change what happens, but will expand upon it, showing more of what's going on.


"They can spin it all they want. The fact of the matter is; a turd is still a turd, no matter ..."

- IliyaMoroumetz see all 174 comments

BioWare enamored with Kinect after Mass Effect 3

By Steve Watts, Mar 30, 2012 2:15pm PDT

BioWare's Casey Hudson talks about how the company developed the Kinect functionality in Mass Effect 3, calling the device "the future of interactive storytelling."


"They go hand in hand so the answer is no. The SDK is specifically designed to use all of the ..."

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Mass Effect 3 multiplayer weekend rewards promotions

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2012 2:15pm PDT

Mass Effect 3 is hosting another multiplayer bonus weekend, this time giving out prizes for promoting two characters individually, and the community promoting 150,000 characters collectively.


"The multiplayer needs more campaign and less arcade action. Thinking more along the lines of a ..."

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