EA have just announced that 3.5 million units of Mass Effect 3 have been shipped worldwide, making it the biggest entertainment launch of 2012 so far.
“We have been truly humbled by the amazing response from fans and critics for Mass Effect 3. The game is a gripping, engaging experience where the decisions and choices you make will truly stay with you for the months and years ahead. We are all incredibly proud of Casey Hudson and the teams in Edmonton and Montreal for delivering the best game BioWare has ever made.” said Dr. Ray Muzyka , Co-Founder of BioWare and General Manager of EA’s BioWare Label.
Mass Effect 3 released to critical acclaim this week, averaging a review score of 95 on Metacritic for the Xbox 360 version of the game. Players reassume the role of Commander Shepard, a war-torn veteran who’s willing to do whatever it takes to eliminate the nearly unstoppable Reaper threat.