|Mass Effect 3|
|Release Date||March 6, 2012 (US)|
March 8, 2012 (Australia and Switzerland)
March 9, 2012 (Europe)
Mass Effect 3 was slated for a March 6, 2012 release. After being unveiled at E3 2011 where is was originally planned for a 'Holiday 2011' release window but delayed to ensure "that it exceeds everyone's expectations" and "addresses a far larger market opportunity." Ray Muzyka also stated that the timing of the new release would maximise both "quality" and "commercial success".
The game was also confirmed to be released on the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console of which EA Games Label Preident Frank Gibeau said that EA will "announce that when it's ready."
Shepard met an intelligence called the Catalyst. Shepard had three choices: Destroy (Red), Control (Blue) or Synthesis (Green).
Commander Shepard is given a list of 8 characters for squadmates (Javik is available through downloadable content). (Ashley or Kaiden could be avaliable depending on Mass Effect). (Garrus and Tali could be avaliable depending on Mass Effect 2). Your team will consist of:
All of your squadmates that survived in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 will also make an appearance if you load a game with a Mass Effect 2 character by playing Mass Effect first. Some minor characters from the first and second games including DLC will also make an appearance depending on the choices you made.