If you missed BioWare's Twitch.tv stream featuring Q&A about and gameplay from the Mass Effect 3: Reckoning Multiplayer DLC to be released tomorrow, it clocks in at a little over an hour in duration is now available for playback at your leisure. Maybe during Mass Effect Multiplayer server downtime/maintenance tomorrow morning (probably to deploy Reckoning) at 7am ET (4am PT)? Read More
Today's episode of Bioware Pulse featured an interview with Casey Hudson, Executive Producer of the Mass Effect series. In this edition, Casey waxes poetic on the freshly announced multiplayer game mode for Mass Effect 3 Read More
Here's one for your inner artist: Create a Mass Effect 3 multiplayer-challenge-themed banner to be featured in Mass Effect 3 multiplayer. The top five entries, as judged by the BioWare team, will be featured in the multiplayer portion of the game. Even if you haven't participated in the multiplayer portion of Mass Effect 3 avidly, you can glean some inspiration from the comprehensive list over at the Mass Effect Wiki. Submissions will be accepted by email until February 22, 2013 at 6PM GMT. Read More
New weekend operation for Mass Effect MP. All players with the new, free Resurgence Pack will receive a "Reserves Pack" which unlocks one of the new characters, as well as a 10% XP boost when playing on one of the new maps.
Bioware has posted an official description and FAQ on the upcoming multiplayer mode in Mass Effect 3, upgrading the addition to the franchise from "All but confirmed" to "Officially a thing". The Edmonton boys have divulged some information on the nature of Mass Effect multiplayer, and we have the FAQ and some thoughts on it after the break. Read More
BioWare deployed a new balance change for Mass Effect 3 multiplayer yesterday:
- Biotic Charge Power
Evolution 5 chance of not causing a cooldown increased from 33% to 50%
- Annihilation Field Power
Evolution 5 damage bonus increased from 50% to 65%
- Hydraulic Joints Gear
Melee damage bonus increased from [5%-15%] to [10%-20%]
- Collector Sniper Rifle
Damage increased from [68.3-85.4] to [73.0-91.3]
- Incisor Sniper Rifle
Damage increased from [93.3-116.6] to [98.0-122.5]
The Mass Effect 3: Resurgence Pack (free Multiplayer DLC) is scheduled to be released this upcoming Tuesday, April 10 (US) or Wednesday, April 11 (EU). It contains 2 additional maps, 6 multiplayer class-race combo unlocks, 4 new consumables, and 3 new guns.
Kotaku is reporting that an anonymous "Insider" source claims that Dragon Age will be getting multiplayer in a future installment, and will be using DICE's Frostbite 2 engine. What are your thoughts on this?