Mass Effect 3 DLC Will "Hopefully" be Revealed Next Week

Mass Effect 3 DLC Will "Hopefully" be Revealed Next Week

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Mass Effect 3 fans may get a little surprise late next week.

BioWare is currently working on Mass Effect 3 DLC that, according to company employee Chris Priestly, could be revealed as early as late next week. Priestly revealed the information in a conversation on Twitter, responding to a fan asking when we'd see more of what BioWare has in store for the third Mass Effect title.

"When it is ready to be talked about, it will be," Priestly - a "Community Guy" for BioWare Edmonton - notes. "Not my decision, but I think, hopefully, late next week."

It's worth remembering that Priestly also tweeted earlier teasers that new Mass Effect 3 single-player DLC was being worked on. On February 4, Priestly posted a photo of an Xbox 360 development kit, claiming that it was loaded with the upcoming expansion.

Source: Twitter

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I wonder what it could be. Ignoring all of the other Mass Effect complaints, the last two major DLC's have not been all that popular with critics, so they will need to come up with something a bit more ground breaking this time I think.

I can't see what they can really do that will please anybody who is of the opinion "It doesn't matter considering how it ends" though.

Legion:
I wonder what it could be. Ignoring all of the other Mass Effect complaints, the last two major DLC's have not been all that popular with critics, so they will need to come up with something a bit more ground breaking this time I think.

I can't see what they can really do that will please anybody who is of the opinion "It doesn't matter considering how it ends" though.

Yeah I was gutted after I found out Omega wasn't a hub world, and Leviathan felt more like the Extended Cut: Part 2. Only there you had to pay 8 for it.

Unless it's a MAJOR expansion to the multiplayer, I fail to see how anybody could interested in stretching the story out more at this point.

'Yes! More ME3 DLC' - Nobody, ever.

I can't even force myself to do my renegade Shepard run -_-

Looking forward to it. I do hope its somewhat better then the last two. They weren't bad but not the quality so some of the ME2 DLC. Id rather have multiplayer DLC ,but I guess well have to wait and see.

it would be cool if you weren't Shepard , and were a crew mate like garuss or tali

I still don't get what they are trying to accomplish with DLCs so long after releasing a game.
I mean, everyone has surely finished the story ages ago. So who would buy that stuff? And there have to be people buying all those DLCs or they'd simply stop making them.

message from the almighty captcha: toy soldier... maybe it is about children playing with shepard+crew action figures? I surely would like some Mass Effect action figures :D

rofltehcat:
I still don't get what they are trying to accomplish with DLCs so long after releasing a game.
I mean, everyone has surely finished the story ages ago. So who would buy that stuff? And there have to be people buying all those DLCs or they'd simply stop making them.

message from the almighty captcha: toy soldier... maybe it is about children playing with shepard+crew action figures? I surely would like some Mass Effect action figures :D

I am one of those people, although my reason for buying it causes many to cringe: I must maintain my 100% trophies on that game--and 100% achievements on the 360 version. That is my core reason for buying these DLCs. It didn't use to be. Back in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2's day, I bought them because I wanted more Mass Effect. I loved the story and I wanted to explore the universe more. Lair of the Shadow Broker blew me out of the water. Kasumi's Stolen Memory came out months after Mass Effect 2, and Arrival came out well after a years (or more) if I recall correctly. Sadly, I'm also this person now:

Legion:

I can't see what they can really do that will please anybody who is of the opinion "It doesn't matter considering how it ends" though.

Everything in Mass Effect 3 just feels deflated now with those endings. I'm not going to harp on it because I know we've all heard it all before, but that's how I feel about this now.

I miss the days when a Mass Effect announcement got me excited and talking about what it could be with my friends. Now, it's just, "Okay, let's get this done." I'm still glad that I get more of the game and stuff, but the endings just have a huge cloud hanging over the entire game for me now...unless the wildly unrealistic hopes are true and this is a post-ending, bring Shepard back DLC.

I'm sorry Bioware, I have no reason to buy this.

So the plans for the complete edition of Mass Effect 3 isn't still in the works? They're still releasing bits and pieces?

I somewhat hope that they'll release the full, complete edition before the game becomes tremendously dated.

After how utterly awful Omega turned out to be (short, boring, somebody shoot the writers), you'd have to be dumb or desperate to buy whatever the new one is.

It's really quite shocking that the same people who put out Overlord are expecting people to spend real money on this crap.

rofltehcat:
I still don't get what they are trying to accomplish with DLCs so long after releasing a game.
I mean, everyone has surely finished the story ages ago. So who would buy that stuff? And there have to be people buying all those DLCs or they'd simply stop making them.

message from the almighty captcha: toy soldier... maybe it is about children playing with shepard+crew action figures? I surely would like some Mass Effect action figures :D

It seems like the angry inhabitants of the Bioware Social Network still buy them so that they could complain about them in the forums.

Can't wait to hear more info about this! The Omega & Leviathan DLCs were pretty entertaining but I hope this one is going to be a bit (= a lot) more story-focused than the Omega. Going to buy it on release day.

Oh boy, here we go again. Who would have thought that repeated DLC releases would make me actively want to avoid playing the game in question?

Stop digging this hole, Bioware! No one wants this anymore!

fix-the-spade:
After how utterly awful Omega turned out to be (short, boring, somebody shoot the writers), you'd have to be dumb or desperate to buy whatever the new one is.

It's really quite shocking that the same people who put out Overlord are expecting people to spend real money on this crap.

I wouldn't be so quick to underestimate the response. ME3, is quite popular.

Also, not to throw stones in the glass house here, but we are on the website that went on a massively whiny rampage against ME3 for a month, and then later voted it as "Game of the Year".

Atmos Duality:
Also, not to throw stones in the glass house here, but we are on the website that went on a massively whiny rampage against ME3 for a month, and then later voted it as "Game of the Year".

I'm quite happy to fling rocks around glazing, I didn't vote for it!

I still find it shocking the rubbish people will buy.

Capthca: broken record, boy does this thing have a sense of humour.

Just hope it involves the keeper tunnels and/or a branching alternate ending.

im surprised it isnt out already, i mean bioware works so fast they could put out dlc by launch....(ok myabe im still bitter about the Prothean DLC), but judging by the stuff they made for ME3 so far i doubt people will jump all over it, yes some people will but i dont think that many

I won't avoid the DLC out of spite as many others have, but I likely won't buy it for the same reason that I haven't purchased the other two, they simply do not arouse any interest in me.
I mean, after the apocalyptic nature of the endings, what really is the point of running around as Shepard anymore? It's just kind of a dull proposition in my opinion.

*Obligitory bitter ME3 ending response*

This is a little bit ridiculous if you think about it. Bioware puts out new content for something and everyone is just slamming them for even daring to touch their ME3!

Hey guys! If you're that bothered, just don't buy it! That'll teach 'em for working on ME3 instead of ME4 amirite!

My prediction: Most of the DLC will be Multiplayer characters and weapons.

The part for ME3 singleplayer will be the addition of a casino. You will get to walk around and have deep conversation with your crew talking to Shepard about what they think about life and how EDI's tits are smoking hot. Maybe they will throw a bone in for the female players who's Shepard got the middle finger in the first game, and someone well say "Oh I'm so sorry about what Jacob did to you, he was an ass" or "how are you feeling after you watched you boyfriend get stabbed in the gut with a katana and bleed out all over the floor?" The player will maybe get two dialogue options with each conversation that will amount to yes or no or I'm fine or I feel sad, and then Shepard babbles a bunch of stuff that won't change no matter what you pick.

Then you'll hear ambient conversation, people talking about the brutal murders of their children at the hands of a banshee, some guy is going to talk about how he watched a husk rip the baby out of a pregnant woman's belly, some jerkface will say something racist about working with alien races and if the player chooses, Shepard can step in with a big speech about working together, with flowers and rainbows or something.

Then there will be mini games in the casino that will help you get enough credits for all the upgrades and gear on a clean play through.

And finally! The triumphant return of the asari strippers, because that's all the asari are good for and will be remembered for. Shaking their blue butts in a bar for men to drool over and being essentially, male fantasy of hot blue bisexual chicks.

DLC for the multi would make far more sense, given that it's essentially a free to play microtransaction farm that coincidentally shipped on the disc with a singleplayer RPG, and you keep your microtransaction farm running by contnually drip feeding content updates.

The Wykydtron:
*Obligitory bitter ME3 ending response*

This is a little bit ridiculous if you think about it. Bioware puts out new content for something and everyone is just slamming them for even daring to touch their ME3!

Hey guys! If you're that bothered, just don't buy it! That'll teach 'em for working on ME3 instead of ME4 amirite!

You know, people wouldn't bash Bioware for releasing campaign DLC after the ending, if they ending didn't make it all feel pointless.

ecoho:
you know im really tired of the bitching about the ending from people. im sorry 5 mins of bad ending doesnt ruin hours of a good game. so my responce to all you guys still bitching about the ending or that the games not "complete" is:

stop bitching, this inst for you, and ,i mean this with the upmost respect, go to hell.

sorry but ive had enough of whinners, fools, and down right stupid people STILL posting about the ending a year after the game was released. I mean hell Duke nukem forever was a truly bad game and the bitching about that one stoped a month after its release.

You know, when you have to put in a phrase like "and I say this with all due respect," there's a chance that your post is needlessly inflammatory. And your post is.

erttheking:

The Wykydtron:
*Obligitory bitter ME3 ending response*

This is a little bit ridiculous if you think about it. Bioware puts out new content for something and everyone is just slamming them for even daring to touch their ME3!

Hey guys! If you're that bothered, just don't buy it! That'll teach 'em for working on ME3 instead of ME4 amirite!

You know, people wouldn't bash Bioware for releasing campaign DLC after the ending, if they ending didn't make it all feel pointless.

The funny thing is they probably still would

Still who the hell complains about new content for an overall good game? I understand exactly how shit the ending was and the Extended Cut barely makes it better but everything was fucking awesome until the last 5 minutes of the game and I will be damned if I let that skew my judgement of the game completely.

The Wykydtron:

erttheking:

The Wykydtron:
*Obligitory bitter ME3 ending response*

This is a little bit ridiculous if you think about it. Bioware puts out new content for something and everyone is just slamming them for even daring to touch their ME3!

Hey guys! If you're that bothered, just don't buy it! That'll teach 'em for working on ME3 instead of ME4 amirite!

You know, people wouldn't bash Bioware for releasing campaign DLC after the ending, if they ending didn't make it all feel pointless.

The funny thing is they probably still would

Still who the hell complains about new content for an overall good game? I understand exactly how shit the ending was and the Extended Cut barely makes it better but everything was fucking awesome until the last 5 minutes of the game and I will be damned if I let that skew my judgement of the game completely.

Well that's your opinion and you have every right to it. This is our opinion and we have every right to it.

Hopefully they release a patch along with it.

With Mass Effect 2 I waited for all the DLC to be released before I played it. I hate going back to games just to play some small DLC thing, so I usually save it all up for one go. Same thing with ME3, but I haven't really looked at the DLC for that one yet. Could anyone enlighten me as to which DLC episodes are worthwhile in this one?

This discussion has made me realise something.

The 4th option? Where you fail to stop the Reapers and the next cycle does it instead? That's going to be declared canon. That's what the new ME game will be about. All this new DLC is giving you one last look at the universe as it exists now. The next go-around will have no humans since they'll be wiped out. As will Asari/Turian/Quarian/Salarian/Drell/Batarian and so forth.

Next time hero? Vorcha and Yahg.

I'm not necessarily complaining.

dakkster:
With Mass Effect 2 I waited for all the DLC to be released before I played it. I hate going back to games just to play some small DLC thing, so I usually save it all up for one go. Same thing with ME3, but I haven't really looked at the DLC for that one yet. Could anyone enlighten me as to which DLC episodes are worthwhile in this one?

Although I played Mass Effect 3 as soon as it came out, I am now thinking that your approach would be better. The DLC that has been released so far would actually make for a much richer experience overall when integrated into the core story, as opposed to being played after the conclusion.

This is how I personally feel about the DLC so far:

From Ashes: A definite play. It introduces a new squad mate who can give you a drastic new angle on the entire story. This was Day 1 DLC and feels like it it was actually cut from the game. I'm not whining about Day 1 here, just pointing out my thoughts! The new squadie is a fully fleshed out character and adds to the story more than someone like Zaeed or Kasumi did in ME2.

Extended Cut: A no brainer. Just download this and save yourself the undiluted horror of the original conclusion!

Leviathan: Not quite as high quality as the above DLC but probably better if played within the game and before the conclusion. The Wiki will tell you this introduces 10 new locations but there's a lot of revisiting in this DLC, some back and forth busywork and less combat. It feels like a giant spectacle mission with only cursory input required from the player. It does, however, introduce an interesting and mighty new asset in the war.

Omega: Have not played yet. From what I have heard it is somewhat detached from the rest of the storyline. Good or bad? You decide.

 

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