'Mass Effect 3' Collector's Edition adds bonus character, robotic dog

Published Nov 18 2011, 17:46 GMT  |  By

Mass Effect 3
Mass Effect 3's Collector's Edition has been revealed.

The premium package has been listed on US retailer GameStop's website, priced at $79.99 (£50).

As well as a copy of the game, it features a metal case, 70-page art book, limited edition Dark Horse Comic, fabric N7 patch, digital soundtrack and an exclusive 4x6 lithographic print of the SR-2 Alliance Normandy.

In-game content includes an N7 Arsenal Pack, the Squad Alternate appearance pack for Ashley Williams, Liara, James Vega and Kaidan, a new mission, bonus character, and a robotic dog for the Normandy.

Mass Effect 3's Galaxy at War mode was announced earlier this year featuring co-operative missions for up to four players.

BioWare recently revealed that the mode will be affected by choices from earlier Mass Effect games.

Mass Effect 3 will be available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC from March 6 in the US and March 9 in Europe.

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The Collector's Edition packaging in full:
  • Premium metal case featuring male and female Commander Shepard
  • 70-page hardbound art book
  • Limited edition Mass Effect comic by Dark Horse Comics
  • Fabric N7 patch.
  • Exclusive 4x6 lithographic print of the SR-2 Alliance Normandy
  • Additional in-game content including
  • N7 Arsenal Pack - Bring the firepower with the N7 Sniper Rifle, Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol.
  • Squad alternate appearance pack
  • Robotic Dog for on board the Normandy
  • Mass Effect 3 digital soundtrack