Confirmed: Mass Effect 3 WILL Have Multiplayer

The speculation is over folks! On a recent press trip to check out Mass Effect 3, PC PowerPlay had it confirmed, by Casey Hudson himself, that multiplayer will be a part of Mass Effect 3. Whether we like it or not!

A brief synopsis of PC PowerPlay’s upcoming issue states the following…

That’s right – Mass Effect 3 is getting multiplayer! We travel to BioWare’s office in Edmonton for hands-on time with the series’ first foray into online gameplay, and chat with Mass Effect Series Producer and Mass Effect 3 Project Director Casey Hudson about the decision to go multiplayer in the epic battle for the galaxy.

So that’s it. Months of speculation finally ended – Mass Effect will have multiplayer.

It shouldn’t be too much of a surprise – reports from inside EA have stated that EA wants multiplayer to be part of every single AAA title it releases, so we should have seen this one coming.

What are your thoughts? The temptation to curl into a foetal ball and ask ‘why’ is strong – but I’ve personally been surprised by recent multiplayer additions I’d previously written off as lazy tacked on nonsense.

Maybe it’ll be good?

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