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BioWare Announces Mass Effect Trilogy

Celebrate N7 Day with the entire Mass Effect saga.

There’s good news ahead for both fans of Mass Effect and people that have been on the fence on starting the saga of Commander Shepard. BioWare and EA are kicking off a new annual event on November 7 called N7 Day. What better way to inaugurate this new celebration than an all-new collection of the series that started it all? That’s exactly what you’re going to get with the Mass Effect Trilogy, coming on N7 Eve.

As you’ve probably guessed, all three Mass Effect games will be included in this collection for the Xbox 360, PC, and later on for the PS3. For those of you that played through Mass Effect 2 and 3 on the PS3 but always wanted to know how the story began, Mass Effect will also be available as a digital download on PSN. The press release is oddly quiet on what is included in this collection besides the actual games, so it’s possible that none of the DLC for the series is included.

Even though BioWare co-founder Dr. Ray Muzyka announced his departure from the company, he was quick to let people know about the Mass Effect Trilogy on his Twitter account. This collection of Mass Effect comes out for Xbox 360 and PC November 6 for 59.99. The PS3 version has not been given a release date as of yet, and we also don’t know how much the stand-alone version of the first Mass Effect will be on PSN. Are you PS3 owners excited to get your hands on the entire series at last?

Press Release

Get all Three Critically-Acclaimed Mass Effect Games for One Low Price this Holiday and Join BioWare in Celebrating Commander Shepard on November 7th for "N7 Day"

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 (NASDAQ: EA), 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 to 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 Fans can also receive more Mass Effect updates and "N7 Day" news on Twitter at, or on Facebook at



Our Take

Nick DiMola Director

09/27/2012 at 07:24 AM

Very surprised that there's no mention of a Wii U release. I wonder if there's a version planned and they didn't want to announce it for fear that they'd canibalize the upcoming sales of 3. Logically speaking, this would've been a much better thing to release instead of just 3.

Joaquim Mira Media Manager

09/27/2012 at 12:56 PM

Hopefully the delay of Mass Effect 3 for Wii U is related to this annoucement, and hopefully to the benefit of those wanting to try the Mass Effect series for their first time.

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Press Release

Get all Three Critically-Acclaimed Mass Effect Games for One Low Price this Holiday and Join BioWare in Celebrating Commander Shepard on November 7th for "N7 Day"

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BU...