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A rumor last year suggested a multiplayer-focused Mass Effect game was in development before a separate report said that Mass Effect 3 would include a multiplayer component. The possibility remains unconfirmed by BioWare, but two new reports today reaffirm that multiplayer is coming in ME3.
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I hope this turns out to be true!
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the ME series doesn't strike me as a multiplayer style game.

ME3's future is looking bleak, in my opinion.
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Yeah, that's what a story-driven trilogy needs, some multiplayer. Can't have a game nowadays without multiplayer.
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If you don't play coop, you don't get partners to go with you on missions. Everyone also has to be on Origin.
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They probably added the co-op becuz multiplayer is what sells games nowadays.
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I thought Bioware said they weren't going to add multiplayer to ME3? I don't like the direction that ME3 is going
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Not a fan. Spend that time and money developing more story content, Bioware, and don't try to shoehorn what doesn't fit.
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This was just like the Hitman Absolution "Hitman Vision" or whatever the hell it was called guys. IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT, DON'T USE IT. It isn't like if they add multiplayer, the game will suck. The funny thing is there ARE IN FACT people who LIKE this! Like myself! I could see Mass Effect being a game that has Co Op in it! Not competitive multiplayer fine but Co Op would rock!
    
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Adding multiplayer to a story driven single player series that never had or doesn't need multiplayer robs crucial development time and money that could be spent on further improving the single player.
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Adding multiplayer to a story driven single player series that never had or doesn't need multiplayer robs crucial development time and money that could be spent on further improving the single player.
But a story script doesn't necessarily work like that however. They make the script in the beginning, and make the game around that script. The script doesn't enhance further into the development process because most developers spend a lot of time getting the script right the first time around, instead of having to revise it now and then. So really what is this "time" you speak of going into?


Though I do admit the time they spent making the multiplayer could be spent finding bugs....
    
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