Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: BioWare

Mass Effect 3 to get free multiplayer DLC pack, Earth, next week

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Mass Effect 3: Earth, the next free DLC drop, will be hitting Live Arcade, Origin, and PSN next week. Earth, detailed below, will include three new maps, six new N7 characters, three new weapons, 12 new modifications, 11 new upgrades, new platinum difficulty, and new in-mission objectives—whew.

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Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut DLC launches for consoles, PC

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The epilogue DLC announced to address fans’ concerns over the ending of Mass Effect 3, Extended Cut, has launched for 360, PC, and PS3. The free download adds new cinematic sequences and scenes as to offer fans “deeper insights into how their personal journey concludes.”

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Mass Effect 3: Rebellion Pack DLC launching next week

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Mass Effect 3 owners with access to the Galaxy at War component will be able to download the Rebellion Pack for free on May 29. The DLC drop, detailed below, adds two new maps, a new team objective, a new equipment slot, and new characters to multiplayer.

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Mass Effect 3 to host new bounty event, Operation Shieldwall

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BioWare has announced another Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Weekend event, Operation Shieldwall. Kicking off this Friday at 6 p.m. (PST) and ending on Monday 5 a.m. (PST), 360, PC, and PS3 players will get a chance to score a Victory Pack and a Commendation Pack.

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Mass Effect 3 to host weekend multiplayer event, Operation Silencer

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EA and BioWare are running a new Multiplayer Weekend event for Mass Effect 3. Dubbed Operation Silencer, the event will run from 6 p.m. (PST) on Friday, May 11 to 5 a.m. (PST) on Monday, May 14. The event is comprised of two challenges, one kill count and one survival. Allies who take down 3,000,000 banshees will receive a Victory Pack, while those that survival until a full extraction on any of the maps on gold difficulty will receive a Commendation Pack.

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Mass Effect 3: Resurgence Pack DLC launches on Live, Origin, PSN

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Mass Effect 3: Resurgence Pack, the content DLC release announced last week, is now available for the 360, PC, and PS3. The pack includes two new maps, six new unlockable characters, three new weapons, and four new consumables.

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Mass Effect 3 to get free content DLC, Resurgence Pack

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A new DLC pack will be launching shortly for Mass Effect 3, Resurgence Pack. This is the second free download announced, following Extended Cut, and will include a number of in-game items.

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Mass Effect 3 to get free Extended Cut DLC this summer

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The Normandy crew isn’t finished with their journey just yet. A new free DLC pack was announced today, Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut, to address some of the concerns voiced over the ending. According to BioWare, Extended Cut will “expand upon the events at the end” via “additional cinematic sequences and epilogue scenes.” The pack is set to launch this summer for 360, PC, and PS3.

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Final Fantasy XIII-2 to get N7 armor, new Coliseum Battle DLC

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Role-playing game giants will meet next week when Commander Shepard’s N7 armor makes its way into Final Fantasy XIII-2 as DLC. Serah Farron and Noel Kreiss will both be able to don the N7 gear. In addition to the new panoply, some new opponents, including Ultros, will be stepping into the arena in new Coliseum Battle DLC.

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Overhaul Games to update Baldur’s Gate I and II

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Overhaul Games will be following up their recent MDK 2 HD re-release with another from BioWare’s library. And not just one, either, but two: Baldur’s Gate I and II. The studio, founded by BioWare alumni, will be releasing updated versions of both titles, dubbed Baldur’s Gate I: Enhanced Edition and Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition. Both versions will feature a “re-forged” version of the famous Infinity Engine, offering “a variety of modern improvements,” and will be handled by some of the team members behind the original series.

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