Today, on the BioWare forums, the company's community coordinator Chris Priestly started a thread called “2 new screenshots and new release date information.” His initial post revealed the earth-shattering news that two new screenshots have been added to the Mass Effect 2 screenshot gallery…oh…and the fact that Mass Effect 3 has been delayed until 2012.
An official quote was also presented:
Today we have confirmed that Mass Effect 3 will be released in the first three months of 2012. The development team is laser focused on making sure Mass Effect 3 is the biggest, boldest and best game in the series, ensuring that it exceeds everyone’s expectations.” said Casey Hudson, Executive Producer Mass Effect series.
While this is heartbreaking news for the millions of gamers that have been waiting for ME 3, the fact that BioWare is making the move to ensure that the game is of appropriate quality is promising.
The company said it will have more specific details about the new release date as the time approaches.
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Source: BioWare forums