by John Roberts
BioWare, part of Electronic Arts, today announced the arrival of a multiplayer mode in the hit series Mass Effect. Within the gameplay of Mass Effect 3: Galactic War, players will fight for the survival of the galaxy against the Reapers in the single player campaign and a series of games and applications Mass Effect.
Essentially, Earth has been invaded and the galaxy is on the brink of destruction. You, Commander Shepard, have the difficult task of organizing the cons-offensive to retake the Earth.
Progress in various parts of the game will be directly reflected in the main season of the player. Help Commander Shepard to rally all the forces of the galaxy for the final disposal Reapers. Mass Effect Option 3: Galactic War can be activated via the online code included with each copy of Mass Effect 3 or buying the Online Pass separately.
According to Casey Hudson, executive producer of the series Mass Effect: “The theme of the galactic war in Mass Effect 3 gives us the opportunity to introduce a multiplayer in Mass Effect series. This method not only offers customization options and combat further, but it also gives players the opportunity to participate differently to the war effort against the Reapers in the main mode, that is to say the single player campaign.”
The multiplayer in Mass Effect 3 can play up to four players, who represent members of elite special forces sent to protect vital resources for the war effort. Players can choose from six classes and six different races: Human, Krogan, Asari, Drell, and Galariens Turiens.
The multiplayer mode and the other components of Mass Effect 3: Galactic War offer alternative ways to conduct the war against the Reapers. The new system also allows players to connect on their own social network BioWare to keep abreast of the latest news of Mass Effect 3 and be able to get downloadable content (DLC) and supplements.
Mass Effect franchise, which won over 200 awards around the world, is one of the most decorated in the history of video games. Mass Effect 3 will be available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC March 8, 2012 in France, March 6 in the US.
(This report was translated from French to English.)