Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 1:14 AM by Guest
As if your arsenal onboard the Normandy was not large enough, BioWare has released another seven weapons for Mass Effect 3 to swell your weapon locker. With two brand-new weapons, the Venom shotgun and the Executioner pistol, and five favorites from multiplayer, including the Kishock Harpoon Gun and the N7 Typhoon Assault Rifle, Shepard’s biggest problem should be not so much how to beat the Reapers but what to take with him/her into battle.
And, whether in response to fans’ pleading or by natural design, BioWare is finishing up their next major single-player DLC wherein players will finally team with the deposed “queen,” Aria T’loak, to take back Omega from Cerberus. Rumors swirl over whether Aria will be a temporary squadmate like Liara was in “Lair of the Shadow Broker” or whether she will join Shepard’s squad full-time (unlikely). What is known is that we will see a new character work with Aria and Shepard to retake the eponymous space station, though people will speculate as to what race that character is, and the Omega DLC will be bigger than any DLC BioWare has ever done. Expectations are high for Omega to provide some solid, LotSB-length gameplay, maybe even incorporating some new enemies seen in the Mass Effect: Invasion comics, but this is BioWare we’re talking about. They rarely if ever disappoint in this respect.
ME3: Omega will cost $14.99, or 1200 MSP, and be released on November 27th, while the Groundside Resistance weapon pack will be much easier on your wallet at $1.99, or a paltry 160 MSP, and is available right now for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Origin users in the US. Europeans will have their hands on it by tomorrow.
So, are you going to download either or both of these, and if so, what is your favorite weapon out of the lot? What are your hopes for the Omega DLC? Let us know in the comments down below. Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter for all your Mass Effect 3 and other gaming news.
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