Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)

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EA Details Mass Effect 3 Pre-Order Bonuses

Posted Thu, 05 Jan 2012 by James Newton

The N7 gear in action

The N7 gear in action

Shepard's delight

Now 2011 is over and done with we can start looking forward to some of the big Kinect-enabled games of 2012, and they don't come much bigger than Mass Effect 3.

EA and BioWare have just revealed the in-game content you'll receive for pre-ordering the game at participating retailers — so GAME or Gamestation in the UK, GameStop or EB Games in North America — with assault rifles and armour to help you wage war and defend Earth.

Is this enough to have you running to a retailer to slam down your pre-order?

Gear up and take Earth back in the Action RPG, Mass EffectTM 3!

On March 9, Earth is ground zero in a battle to save the galaxy, and EA and BioWare are giving gamers an opportunity to arm themselves with cutting edge weapons and armor to prepare for the upcoming war.

Starting today, with each pre-order purchase of Mass Effect 3 at participating retailers, fans will receive the M55 Argus Assault Rifle*. Deadly at any range, the Argus boasts quick burst-fire to ensure ammo conservation and maximum accuracy on the battlefield.

Additionally, fans who pre-order in the UK will receive the following items:

· N7 Warfare Gear, exclusive to fans who pre-order at Game, which includes:

N7 Valkyrie Assault Rifle – Deliver two rounds per shot with deadly accuracy and stop the opposition dead in their tracks with superior high caliber rounds.

N7 Defender Armor – Improved shields and health, players can survive even the most punishing of battles and withstand sustained enemy fire. The N7 Defender Armor also offers:
o Increased ammo capacity. Additional ammunition compartments to ensure players are always battle-ready.
o Amplified weapon damage. Built-in power cells provide an additional punch to weapon fire.

AT-12 Raider Shotgun – Available to PC players who pre-order through EA’s Origin service*, the AT-12 Raider Shotgun fires a large pellet spread, ensuring maximum coverage for close-range targets. Designed for superior rapid fire, the AT-12 allows for optimal recovery time between shots.

The Mass Effect franchise is set in a science fiction universe blending world-class shooter combat with interactive and cinematic storytelling and space exploration. It is one of the most highly decorated series in the history of games, having earned over 200 international awards including the 2011 AIAS Interactive Achievement Award for Game of the Year for Mass Effect 2. Recently announced as the winner of Spike TV’s 2011 Video Game Awards Most Anticipated Game of 2012, Mass Effect 3 enhances all elements of gameplay from its critically acclaimed predecessors and tells the beginning and end of the epic war against a highly advanced alien race, and Commander Shepard’s desperate struggle to take Earth back.

Tags: EA, UK, Pre-Order, BioWare.

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