EA's to launch Mass Effect 3's the first multiplayer DLC today in the shape of the Resurgence Pack.
Set for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in North America today and in Europe tomorrow, the free DLC introduces two new maps, plus a variety of fresh playable characters, weapons and items.
Here's the full feature list, followed by a Resurgence Pack trailer:
- Two New Action-Packed Maps - Take the battle to Firebase Condor, a warzone outpost located on one of Palaven's moons and Firebase Hydra, an old abandoned quarian colony which has since been converted into a critical power facility. Each map represents a crucial asset in the overall fight against the Reapers.
- Six Powerful New Unlockable Characters - Assume the role of new characters for each class, including the Asari Justicar Adept, Krogan Battlemaster Vanguard and characters from new playable races with the Batarian Soldier, Batarian Sentinel, Geth Engineer and Geth Infiltrator.
- Lethal New Weapons - Obliterate wave after wave of enemies by unlocking the Striker Assault Rifle, Kishock Harpoon Gun and Geth Plasma SMG.
- New Consumables - Cash in your credits to purchase reinforcement packs that could include the following new consumables: Strength Enhancer - Applies a melee damage boost for one mission. Targeting VI - Applies a headshot damage bonus for one mission. Stabilization Module - Stabilizes weapons while firing and moving for one mission. Shield Power Cells - Shortens the length of time shields take to begin recharging for one mission
BioWare will also release a new patch for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Mass Effect 3 later today. The update primarily addresses the problems players have been facing when trying to import their Mass Effect 1 or Mass Effect 2 characters.