One of the holiday season's heavy hitters has bowed out of its expected fourth-quarter release. Today, via Facebook, BioWare announced that Mass Effect 3 will now arrive on the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 during the first three months of 2012. The new date puts it in the similar launch window of , which launched in January 2010 for the Xbox 360 and PC and January 2011 for the PS3.
Mass Effect 3 needs to cook for a bit longer, says BioWare.
"The development team is laser focused on making sure Mass Effect 3 is the biggest, boldest, and best game in the series, ensuring that it exceeds everyone's expectations," Mass Effect series executive producer Casey Hudson said in a statement.
Read more of "Mass Effect 3 delayed to Q1 2012" on GameSpot.