Mass Effect 3 demo available for download now

Gamers across the world are getting their first chance to enrol in the galactic war of Mass Effect 3 thanks to the release of the eagerly awaited playable demo.

Downloadable now for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, the trial version of EA and BioWare's sci-fi blockbuster lets fans step into Commander Shepard's shoes and lead the fight against the terrifying Reaper invasion of the galaxy.

The demo showcases Mass Effect 3's amazing visuals, refined combat, improved customisation options and engaging storytelling, with options available to cater for long-term veterans and series newcomers.

Meanwhile, fans will also be able to try out the brand new cooperative multiplayer mode from February 17th onwards, with owners of Battlefield 3 already enjoying early access.

Casey Hudson, executive producer of the Mass Effect series, said: "I'm incredibly proud of what the team has accomplished with Mass Effect 3 and am very excited for fans around the world to experience something really special when they play the demo."

The game will be released in March 2012 and will feature Kinect support on Xbox 360, as well as a voice cast including Martin Sheen, Carrie-Anne Moss, Seth Green and Freddie Prinze Jr.

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Release Date: 15/02/2012