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Mass Effect 3 multiplayer confirmed in magazine

Gaming's worst kept secret revealed by Aussie mag

Mass Effect 3 multiplayer has finally been confirmed by Australian mag PC PowerPlay.


The feature, which is brand new for the BioWare series, is revealed on the PowerPlay website along with a picture of the issue carrying the details.

"That's right - Mass Effect 3 is getting multiplayer!" proclaims the site.

"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."

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The first hint that Mass Effect 3 would contain multiplayer came from a BioWare job listing titled 'Multiplayer programmer (Mass Effect Franchise)'.

Since then CVG's own industry 'sources' and other reports have supported claims that the game will come with a "Horde-style multiplayer mode," as well as established multiplayer types such as Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Capture the Flag.

But BioWare dismissed forum chatter on the subject when a rep said: "Mass Effect 3 is a single-player game." Not anymore it seems.

What say you, readers? Are you impressed or concerned by this news?

[ SOURCE: PC PowerPlay ]