Mass Effect 2 Will Hit Xbox 360 First, PC Soon After

The upcoming sequel to BioWare's sci-fi RPG Mass Effect will arrive on Xbox 360 first with a PC version hitting soon after, according to senior manager Matt Atwood.

"I believe we'll be Xbox 360 exclusive for at least a short period of time," Atwood told CVG. "We've got a really great PC fan base, we think it's really important to deliver the PC experience as quickly as possible," he continued in a VideoGamer interview.

The first entry in BioWare's planned Mass Effect trilogy arrived on Xbox 360 last fall, with a PC version, co-developed by Demiurge, due out May 6. Many had speculated that, following EA's acquisition of BioWare and the publishing rights for Mass Effect, the sequel would release simultaneously on multiple platforms.

BioWare has yet to specify a release window for Mass Effect 2.

Chris Faylor was previously a games journalist creating content at Shacknews.

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    March 14, 2008 10:21 AM

    This reminds me... I need to finish Mass Effect.

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      March 14, 2008 10:33 AM

      yes you do.

      the shitty part about this is do i continue on pc or xbox :(

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        March 14, 2008 10:54 AM

        I finished the 360 version. I've been playing Tabula Rasa and Hellgate London for a similar feel. The setting is what really wins in Mass Effect. I can wish it was more like NWN with user created content.

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          March 14, 2008 3:17 PM

          i didnt get the same feel from hellgate at all.

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            March 14, 2008 6:16 PM

            Shooter RPG with stats, what have you. Just a different setting.

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