GR - Looks like we've been somewhat trolled by Xbox 360 World; the magazine's latest cover showcased 'Mass Effect 3 multiplayer'. However, it seems it's not confirmed as we thought.
oh god please no! like we dont have enough MP games already -_- NOT EVERY GAME SHOULD HAVE MP!!! not that am againts variation but it will only take time and money. plus after the horrible MP of bioshock 2 am not sure single player games should have online. sure uncharted did it right but that an action game and this is an rpg. if they want online right skip the MP and look at demon souls online features.
I totally agree. Mass Effect does not need MP! The series is good as it is, it can still be improved, but MP is not the answer. Bioshock 2 MP was horrible, but Dead Space was even worse XD
Yea save the resources on a bigger and better campaign.
Bioware have even said they're planning on extending the series past Mass Effect 3 which is why I have no clue why they seem intent on stuffing it into ME3 itself. Let us finish the series the best way we can and then throw it into your spin-offs and other games.
Co-op campaign would be nice. It sure as hell doesn't need TDM though.
Imagine the whole mass effect was an mmo . And that's the only way i would like multiplayer
It would work out but I wouldn't recommend it. Just leave the game how it is, single player.
Yup, the previous titles have been good without it. I would rather they put more work into the campaign then adding on some multiplayer that hardly anyone will play.
The game is good enough as a single player experience. If it had multiplayer, I'd play it, but it wouldn't be a selling point for me.
I wouldnt mind multiplayer as long as it doesnt hurt the single player experience. Now I'm no seasoned RPG player, but ME (especially 2) is boarding on a shooter in my eyes, and it looks like the trend will continue with ME3, so a MP would be quite fitting.
I'd rather just skip MP altogether and have greater focus on SP. If they're desperate for MP release a horde mode or something but I kind of feel competitive multiplayer would be a bit pointless. If I want a competitive multiplayer experience there are about five thousand games I can think of that would do it better than bioware. If I want an intense multiplayer experience I'll look for Dice, and when I want an awesome SP experience I'll look at bioware. The idea of mass effect 3 having multiplayer is as daft as dice making a battlefield game with a dedicated sp cam...nevermind.
Focus on the SP please. The game will sell well enough without an MP.
Well, sometimes I'm really glad that games don't have MP.
Do masses prefer everything have multiplayer? I personally think that fans of single-player series (be it hardcore gamers or your average gamer who happened to stumble upon the games) don't see multiplayer as any extra incentive to buying the game. The multiplayer portions of these games (bioshock 2) is played for short amounts of time before being left alone forever. I see no point to it and would prefer they focus solely on the single-player experience
Also, bear in mind that Xbox World magazine, if I recall correctly, gave Oblivion a negative score because it didn't have multiplayer. Why people decided that the article would have been anything other than trolling is beyond me.
A DLC horde mode could be entertaining and would keep MP optional . Personally all i'm interested in is finding out how Shep's story ends , great story , fleshed out characters and more focus on roleplaying for me = great game.
Do not add on a tacked on versus MP to this single player focused game. Co-op would work yes, but none of that versus rubbish.
wouldn't be surprised Bioware already did everything in there power to kill mass effect and all its RPG glory, this would just be icing on the cake for them
Isn't the whole point of the experience is by having that little tactical plan in battles where you had to think when to use your team mates biotics as your reloading....obviously it worked better in ME because it took longer when cooling down your weapons but now you don't use your team mates or there biotics very much since you can just shoot non stop with all the ammo lying around. Having friends doing that would just be way too easy The one feature that I liked about ME and which set it apart from other TPS yet they add thermal clips in as the main feature instead of it being optional.
No need for MP Bioware....
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