EA’s official media extranet states that Bioware’s Mass Effect 3 will be available on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and “Next Gen” platforms. We already know that Bioware and EA have expressed their interest in the Wii U, so it wouldn’t be a complete surprise if we saw the much-loved franchise appear on the console sometime next year.



  1. Nice! I wonder how the game will turn out! I was already getting it for my PS3, but if it’s for Wii U, maybe I’ll get the Wii U version…


  2. Im Think it will hit Wii-u, EA definitely wants all their best hits on it, it was started before but forgot where, the only issue is i wont get it on Wii-u, all my mass effect 1-2 saves and dlc content are on my PC, wouldn’t dream of playing mass effect 3 without those saves.


  3. It’s funny that I just read an article about this and the person who wrote it said it was more likely to appear on an iOS device instead of the Wii U. I can only see the Wii U as the next gen platform. They can use the assets of that game for the WIi U version. An xbox 720 or PS4 is not viable for them as they are not releasing any time soon. In fact, if Nintendo’s launch target is still around June, then it is even more likely that the game, as well as the platform, will benefit from this. What adds more fuel to the issue is that this week, the CEO of EA was supposed to go to Japan and check out the progress of Wii U and discuss how the system is doing and the possible launch date. The fact that this comes after he said that is interesting. Mass Effect is one of the games that would benefit the most with the new controller for a HUDless experience and seeing how the game makes use of a lot of commands and stuff, they can add all of it to the new controller.

    As long as the system can handle the game, I don’t why it shouldn’t be on it, especially since third party developers need to add support right from the start so that later on, they don’t get burned by people ignoring them on the system.


    • I agree with you that they should sweeten the deal with a three in one bundle for the WiiU. Nintendo has to go all out to get the WiiU flying off the shelf from day one.


    • EA wouldn’t be able to release the first one for Wii U for the same reason it didn’t get released on the Playstation 3. If anything, they would release the second one with the interactive comic, Mass Effect: Genesis.


  4. They have to be referring to the Wii U. Obvioulsly the PS4/720 won’t be out soon enough.

    But yeah, hope it’s not Vita they’re talking about.


  5. I wonder at what point publishers will stop referring to an unspecified Next Gen console when they mean Wii U. It’d be different if we were still in the rumour stage and no other third parties had announced games for the console.


    • Until the system has officially been presented. Nintendo did show it off at E3, but that was to assure investors they were working on something and to shut rumors up. They have yet to reveal all its features and how they will incorporate the new controller to games.


    • They released Crysis 2 on the ps3 and 360 first before releasing the first Crysis on consoles. They also released Mass Effect 2 on the PS3 after it was released on the 360. Also, the PS3 never got the first Mass Effect. It got a digital comic but not the game.


  6. Wii U of course, Take that Patcher. As each day passes by we keep finding out more and more games coming to Wii U. Now wait till it gets close to launch and Nintendo starts busting out first party titles. I see a successful launch indeed and I will be camped out for it.


  7. There is a chance it could come to Vita but I do not think it will unless they reduce the quality of everything related Graphic wise, because didn’t they say the games will on the Vita will start out with a 4gb card.


  8. Its not coming to the vita, that doesn’t even sound right. The vita will most likely get a M.E game at some point, but not 3. I don’t think it would say “console” it would say “next gen handheld”, people leave the vita out of this, because it realllllly has nothing to do with this what so ever.


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