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Mass Effect 2 will get simultaneous release for both 360 and PC

Friday, 21st August 2009 22:00 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Mass Effect 2 will receive a simultaneous release on both Xbox 360 and PC when it releases in Q1 2010.

That’s according to Associate Producer, Jesse Houston, who confirmed the news to VG247 during an interview with him at GamesCom.

“We learned a lot from building the PC version before, and having built it six months later there was a big difference. So we actually took what we learned from PC and put it back into 360,” said Houston, who was talking about the development for the game between the PC and Xbox 360 SKU’s.

“Fundamentally, we want you to have the same gameplay experience, but just with the difference in controls. This time round, doing it at the same time for a sim-ship, we can control the differences much more smoothly because it’s the same team building it now.”

Read our full interview with Jesse Houston here.

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  1. Psychotext

    Aww… when the page loaded I thought it said PS3 and not PC. I was thinking “Oooh, interesting thread incoming!” :D

    #1 5 years ago
  2. DarkElfa

    They say that now, but lets see if the delay doesn’t occur weeks near launch.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Johnny Cullen

    If only, PT :D

    #3 5 years ago
  4. satsugai

    Oh I’m pretty sure there will be a delay for pc somewhere along the line, and they’ll come up with some BS as an excuse. :(

    #4 5 years ago
  5. loki

    Say goodbye half of sales. Fool idiots

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Psychotext

    ?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Johnny Cullen

    LOLWUT?

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Psychotext

    WUTLOL!

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Jadeskye

    Ps3 says wut?

    #9 5 years ago
  10. endgame

    but, but, we knew that. this is not really new news. :)

    #10 5 years ago