New Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Content Reaches Earth

Fans of Mass Effect 3‘s multiplayer mode will be jumping for joy today, as BioWare have officially announced the title’s next DLC pack: Earth.

Players can expect the usual fare for ME3 multiplayer expansions, including new maps, characters, weapons, and objectives – all themed around Earth and absolutely free.  However, this time around we can also expect a new difficulty: Platinum, for those who have been flying though Gold difficulty with ease.  The full details on the release can be found below:

  • Three New Maps – With the fate of the galaxy at stake, Earth’s military efforts have concentrated on three strategic locations. Defend Firebase Rio, home to the N7 training facility, along with Firebase Vancouverand Firebase London in the last stand for mankind.
  • New Array of Playable N7 Characters – Step into the boots of the Alliance’s most elite military unit with the N7 Demolisher Engineer, N7 Destroyer Soldier, N7 Fury Adept, N7 Sentinel Paladin, N7 Shadow Infiltratorand N7 Slayer Vanguard.
  • New Powerful and Unique Weapons – Lay waste to the enemy by unlocking the N7 Piranha Shotgun, N7 Typhoon Assault Rifleand Acolyte Pistol.
  • New Powerful Upgrades – Outfit your weapons with 12 new modifications and fortify your gear with 11 unique upgrades to defeat even the toughest foes.
  • New “Platinum” Difficulty – Conquer bronze in your sleep? Take down Silver with one hand? Beat Gold without breaking a sweat? Then grab your friends and test your skills on the brand-new Platinum difficulty.
  • New In-Mission Objective – Randomly occurring during waves 3, 6 and 10, this new objective will challenge teams to keep a targeted agent alive by protecting and escorting them to a designated extraction zone on each map.
So there you have it Mass Effect fans, start saving up your credits now!  Mass Effect 3: Earth launches for all North American platforms on July 17th, and a day later on the 18th in Europe.

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July 11, 2012 - 1:27 pm


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