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Mass Effect 3 Demo Planned for January
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BioWare has confirmed that you'll be able to give a section of both Mass Effect 3's single-player and multiplayer a whirl with a demo to "give players a taste of what's to come", when the game launches next year.

The developer broke the news on its Mass Effect Facebook page: "It’s going to be a happy new year! Mass Effect 3 will have a pre-release demo in January 2012. The demo will have both single player and multiplayer sections, giving fans a taste of what’s to come on 3/6/12."

Mass Effect 3's multiplayer is called 'Galaxy at War' and will have you squirreling away resources for the ensuing war against the Reapers. You'll be able to play as a number of races, with customisable weapons and so forth. Mass Effect 3 is out on March 6th, 2012 in North America and March 9th, 2012 in Europe.




 
 

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Comment #1 by D4RK V1C3
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:29:17 AM
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Huzzaaah!
Lookig forward to trying out the multiplayer componant.
never tought putting MP in mass effect would be a good idea, but i'm not gonna judge it till i play it :D
This can't come soon enough, lucky enough there are enough games this winter to keep me occupied till then :D
(for those that will start whining about my spelling, i'm sorry but not everyone has English as their main language!)


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Comment #2 by candyland251
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:29:27 AM
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Awesome, cant wait to play multiplayer and see if its anything close to as good they say it will be.


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Comment #3 by Lord_Statn
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:35:00 AM
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I hope they don't go all Dragon Age 2 on this game.
I want to love ME3 like I loved the previous 2, and ruining this would break my heart.

Good thing we get to try both SP and MP!
I really didn't want MP in ME3, but the more I hear of it the more I want it!


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Comment #4 by HarmlessCRUNCH
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:38:41 AM
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YEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! NNNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRDDDDDDD GAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSAAAAAAAM!!!!
Can't wait to try the MP. I mean if it's going to ruin everything I love about Mass effect, might as well know about it before the game launches right? Though I'm sure it will be fantastic.


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Comment #5 by Damodar Thade
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:40:44 AM
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If no mistake have you made, yet losing you are … a different game you should play.


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Comment #6 by rockaholic124
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:46:47 AM
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Cant wait
Its going to be a long couple of months between drooling over the demo and waiting for the actual release


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Comment #7 by WonderCaliban
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:48:29 AM
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I don't want to play a demo. Don't want any spoilers.



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Comment #8 by MattCannell91
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 04:59:42 AM
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Most good this will be Shepard.

Yes I'm hoping Mordin is in the demo! :D


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Comment #9 by Baihu1983
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 05:22:05 AM
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No need for the demo just give me the game.


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Comment #10 by General Boredom
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 05:55:59 AM
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Going to be hard to resist downloading the demo, but I really want my experience of playing the game to be fresh come March 6th.


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Comment #11 by X KNIGHTBREED X
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 06:12:29 AM
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Loved the first one, was disapointed by the 2'th and now with multiplayer in the 3'th im probely going to pass and not see the end of the trilogy..

I hate the fakt that there is going to be a multiplayer option in a one-player adventure

Only glad that "Bethesda" is giving us a real unspoild adventure 11.11.11


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Comment #12 by I GOWDIABLO I
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 06:19:19 AM
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cant wait for ME3 like everyone else, not rly excited about the whole MP part but would be very interesting to have fun with ME coop at least w a friend loved ME series so far and i know ME3 wont disapoint and um eewwww for 11/11/11 1 game im not getting no disrespect but 1 game im not interested in what so ever


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Comment #13 by Andarion
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 06:26:32 AM
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@11: who are you trying to kid? considering the fact that its still possible to experience everything the game has to offer (including getting the 'best' ending) without touching the multiplayer, i have a strong feeling you are going to get this and enjoy it, regardless of your bandwagon whining.


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Comment #14 by Lord Montymort
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 06:41:14 AM
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I'm Commander Shepard, and this is my favorite demo on the Citadel.


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Comment #15 by Erunion
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 06:42:31 AM
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You should add that there's early access to the multiplayer portion for people who activate the Battlefield 3 Online Pass, or else some unspecified requirements that won't be announced til November/December.


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Comment #16 by Mister MacGyver
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 06:44:48 AM
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This news is awesome can't wait to try multiplayer out. I had a go on the single player at Gamefest in september and although the level i played was something that has been shown off in the past it gave me a feel to the controls. Just playing that level sent excitement down my spine plus the free t shirt i got at the end to show my true love for the series.


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Comment #17 by TheFlusher
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 06:53:06 AM
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Awesome news, too bad I wont be playing this demo because I know it will be that good!


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Comment #18 by Flapjack Ninja
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 07:12:38 AM
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I won't be going anywhere near the single player with this. As if anyone would want to start the game without actually having the game. I'll download this purely for the co-op.


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Comment #19 by FuriousAli007
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 08:20:24 AM
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Never mind a demo I just want a special edition packed to the brim. My shelves are looking bare, they need a Commander Shepard statue.


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Comment #20 by Olrox
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 08:50:26 AM
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Lame, can wait to play it.


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Comment #21 by Opiate42
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 09:19:10 AM
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Hmmmm yummy. Anything Mass Effect-related to play before release is a good thing.

March 6 is still too far away. I need to play Mass Effect 1 & 2 again...again.


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Comment #22 by ViNyLek
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 09:56:10 AM
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Not like I need a demo to convince to buy this. Already preordered couple of weeks ago... Still a nice touch. I'll give MP a shot, but won't touch SP:-P


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Comment #23 by Reaver Liem
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 10:15:55 AM
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Hmmm a demo? Not like I need a demo to convince me to buy this altho im not to sure about the mp


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Comment #24 by lmoggy
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 10:19:02 AM
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yaaaaaaay


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Comment #25 by desertpulse
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 10:22:05 AM
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Swwwwwwwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet


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Comment #26 by Th3D00mV1ru5
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 10:38:22 AM
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@14 ya know, all these ME memes are starting to get a little annoyi- I AM ASSUMING DIRECT CONTROL..


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Comment #27 by xPacking Heat
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 10:52:47 AM
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@11 You are a complete failure, good job.


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Comment #28 by Dr Popodopolus
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 01:04:18 PM
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If it's anything like the way EA fucked the MoH buyers, you guys will get about 2 days of early access by purchasing BF3 new.


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Comment #29 by JamMastrHibbert
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 03:11:57 PM
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At least it's not like ME2 and release a demo months after the game comes out. I'm very excited


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Comment #30 by niko da bos
Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 03:20:03 PM
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not sure if i will get the demo, i would be petrified of seeing spoilers. also not too interested in the multiplayer aspect, kind of wish they spent more time on the story and characters.


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