Mass Effect 3: “Multiplayer is very optional,” says BioWare

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 28 October 2011 13:08 GMT

In a video interview with CVG, BioWare Edmonton studio GM Aaryn Flynn has sought to allay fears that there’s any kind of compulsory element to Mass Effect 3’s multiplayer component.

He said: “There was a statement made that the better you do in multiplayer, the better you are at single-player – and I don’t think that’s right.

“The approach we’re taking is that multiplayer is very optional for all of our fans and players. It’s a way to achieve certain things in a different way then you could if you did just the single-player campaign.”

His remarks apparently contrast to those made in a previous media release, in which the studio categorically said that success in multiplayer will bring a better single-player ending.

Who knows. Watch it below, then have a read of Stace’s recent go with ME3 co-op. The RPG releases on March 6 next year.

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