EA and BioWare today announced that the entire Mass Effect series is going to be bundled together into the Mass Effect Trilogy for a release this Holiday season on the Xbox 360, PC and PS3. Interestingly, the original Mass Effect will finally be made available for the PS3 as part of this compilation and also available digitally on the PSN.
Xbox 360 and PC gamers will be able to get their hands on the Mass Effect Trilogy on November 6th for $59.99. The PS3 version will launch at a later date, but still within the Holiday window. Based on the press release, it doesn’t sound as if the DLC will be bundled in.
They also announced the first annual ”N7 Day” to coincide with the release of the compilation.
Read on for the details, and jump to the bottom for a pre-order link via Amazon.
It must be trilogy announcement day because following up on EA’s Mass Effect Trilogy announcement just a few moments ago comes Ubisoft’s reveal of the Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy.
Winner of over 300 awards. Recipient of over 200 perfect scores. A universe that has expanded beyond games to comics, novels, apparel, collectibles, action figures and more. The Mass Effect franchise has become one of the most heralded series in video game history. BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts, today unveiled the Mass Effect Trilogy, a compilation of all three award-winning Mass Effect games in one box. Available in stores beginning November 6, 2012 for only $59.99, the Mass Effect Trilogy is the perfect holiday gift for longtime fans or friends who have yet to experience Commander Shepard’s epic journey to save the galaxy.
Coinciding with the launch of Mass Effect Trilogy, BioWare will kick off the first annual “N7 Day,” a worldwide celebration of the Mass Effect franchise on November 7, 2012. Stay tuned tohttp://MassEffect.com for updates and announcements for a variety of in-game, online and live events which fans can congregate and fly their N7 colors.
The Mass Effect trilogy follows the rise of Commander Shepard from Alliance Marine to becoming the galaxy’s most elite soldier – the only soldier who can lead an all-out galactic war against an ancient alien race known as the Reapers. Heart-pounding action meets gripping interactive storytelling as players decide how their unique story unfolds over all three games. With a team of loyal soldiers at their side, each player decides how they will save the galaxy, from the weapons and abilities they utilize to the relationships they forge or break.
The Mass Effect Trilogy will be available on the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and PC on November 6, and will be available at a later date for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. Mass Effect, the game which started it all, will be available on PlayStation 3 for the first time through the Mass Effect Trilogy and digitally as a standalone title via the PlayStation Network. For more information about Mass Effect Trilogy, please visit the game’s official web site at http://MassEffect.com. Fans can also receive more Mass Effect updates and “N7 Day” news on Twitter at http://twitter.com/masseffect, or on Facebook athttp://facebook.com/masseffect.
Unlike Mass Effect Trilogy, Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy is coming only to the PS3, with Assassin’s Creed II, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations, along with the DLC, on a single Blu-ray Disc for $39.99.
Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy is scheduled for a November 13th release.
Read on for the announcement.
The charismatic Ezio Auditore de Firenze makes one final return to give gamers an opportunity to revisit the classic Assassin’s Creed trilogy. Launching exclusively for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system on November 13, 2012, for $39.99, the Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy features Assassin’s Creed II with downloadable content, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed Revelations, all on one Blu-ray disc.
The Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy gives gamers an opportunity to venture into the life of Ezio Auditore de Firenze – an Assassin driven by vengeance. Spanning three different periods of his life, the Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy will see Ezio rise from an apprentice Assassin to building a brotherhood that will aide his war against the Templars and finally his journey to reveal the truth of the Assassin order. The multiplayer experiences for both Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed Revelations will be included in this bundle.
The newest entry in the series, Assassin’s Creed III, will launch on October 30. Gamers who pick up Assassin’s Creed III on the PlayStation 3 will receive four exclusive single player missions.
Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin’s Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratonhnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars. Gamers become an Assassin in the war for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date.
For more information on Assassin’s Creed, visit: http://assassinscreed.com
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