If you needed any further confirmation, you've got it. BioWare has officially confirmed multiplayer gameplay for Mass Effect 3.
Following reports citing magazines earlier today, BioWare confirmed on its official Twitter feed: "There will be a multiplayer component for #ME3. Full details soon, so wait until then before making your decision. We think you'll like it!"
Further information - and reassurance of its quality - came from the game's exec producer Casey Hudson, who also hit Twitter: "Yes, co-op MP missions for #ME3: they're real, and they're spectacular. Rest assured it's nothing of what you've feared. More soon..."
You heard them. Hold tight for more.