BioWare Announces Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut
Free* DLC Pack to Provide Additional Cinematic Scenes to the Ending
of Mass Effect 3 this Summer
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
BioWare, a Label of Electronic Arts Inc. announced Mass Effect™ 3:
Extended Cut, a downloadable content pack that will expand upon
the events at the end of the critically acclaimed Action RPG. Through
additional cinematic sequences and epilogue scenes, the Mass Effect
3: Extended Cut will give fans seeking further clarity to the ending
of Mass Effect 3 deeper insights into how their personal journey
concludes. Coming this summer, the Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut
will be available for download on the Xbox 360® videogame and
entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC
for no extra charge*.
"We are all incredibly proud of Mass Effect 3 and the work done
by Casey Hudson and team," said Dr. Ray Muzyka, Co-Founder of BioWare
and General Manager of EA's BioWare Label. "Since launch, we have had
time to listen to the feedback from our most passionate fans and we are
responding. With the Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut we think we have
struck a good balance in delivering the answers players are looking for
while maintaining the team's artistic vision for the end of this story
arc in the Mass Effect universe."
Casey Hudson, Executive Producer of the Mass Effect series added,
"We have reprioritized our post-launch development efforts to provide
the fans who want more closure with even more context and clarity to the
ending of the game, in a way that will feel more personalized for each
The Mass Effect franchise is one of the most highly decorated
series in the history of games, having earned over 250 awards from
critics around the world. Mass Effect 3 launched last month to
universal critical acclaim, receiving over 75 perfect scores. For more
information on Mass Effect 3, please visit http://masseffect.com,
follow the game on Twitter at http://twitter.com/masseffect
or "like" the game on Facebook at http://facebook.com/masseffect.
Press assets for Mass Effect 3 are available at www.info.ea.com.
* OFFER EXPIRES APRIL 12, 2014. INTERNET CONNECTION AND ORIGIN (EA),
XBOX LIVE, OR PLAYSTATION NETWORK ACCOUNT REQUIRED. VALID ONLY AT THE
ORIGIN CLIENT SOFTWARE (WWW.ORIGIN.COM/ABOUT),
XBOX LIVE MARKETPLACE OR PLAYSTATION STORE. VALID WHEREVER MASS EFFECT 3
IS SOLD. MASS EFFECT 3 FULL GAME AND ORIGIN ACCOUNT (EA) REQUIRED TO
USE/PLAY DOWNLOAD. OFFER MAY NOT BE SUBSTITUTED, EXCHANGED, SOLD OR
REDEEMED FOR CASH OR OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES. MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH
ANY OTHER OFFER, GIFT CARD, REBATE OR DISCOUNT COUPON. PRODUCT SUBJECT
TO AVAILABILITY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, TAXED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
LIMIT ONE OFFER PER PERSON. YOU MUST MEET THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENTS,
WHICH VARY BY COUNTRY, TO REGISTER FOR AN ORIGIN ACCOUNT (EA). EA MAY
RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES AFTER 30 DAYS NOTICE POSTED ON WWW.EA.COM/2/SERVICE-UPDATES.
The BioWare Label is a division of EA which crafts high quality
multiplatform role-playing, MMO and strategy games, focused on
emotionally engaging, rich stories with unforgettable characters and
vast worlds to discover. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the
world's most critically acclaimed titles and franchises, including Baldur's
Gate™, Neverwinter Nights™, Star Wars®: Knights of
the Old Republic™, Jade Empire™, Mass Effect™ and Dragon
Age™. BioWare currently operates in eight locations across the
world, including Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec, Canada),
Austin (Texas), Fairfax (Virginia), San Francisco (California), Los
Angeles (California), Sacramento (California) and Galway (Ireland).
In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global
interactive entertainment publisher. In 2011 EA created the BioWare
Label, alongside EA Games, EA SPORTS™ and EA Play. For more information
on BioWare, visit www.bioware.com,
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To join the millions of fans already registered with the BioWare
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About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company's game franchises are offered as both
packaged goods products and online services delivered through
Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and
tablets. EA has more than 100 million registered players and operates in
In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for
critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The
Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield, and Mass
Effect™. More information about EA is available at http://info.ea.com.
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EA's BioWare Label
Lisa Chan, 650-628-2748
Director of PR
Source: Electronic Arts
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