Best Buy Co. Inc. stores this week discounted EA Inc.’s Mass Effect 3 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 to under $40 prior to the release of the Extended Cut DLC.
This week, the Mass Effect 3 PS3 or Xbox 360 SKU hold a sale price of $39.99 each, down from the $59.99 MSRP.
Bioware Corp. will release the Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut DLC June 26.
The Extended Cut DLC will be released at no cost and is said to contain additional cinematic sequences and epilogue scenes to provide context and clarity to the ending.
It will require 1.9GB of storage.
The developer will offer additional DLC for the title at a later date.
Developed by Bioware Corp., Mass Effect 3 is a sci-fi action RPG with third-person shooter action and melee kills.
The Mass Effect 3 Collector’s Edition includes a premium metal case, 70-page hardbound art book, limited edition Mass Effect comic, premium N7 patch, and a collection of in-game content at $79.99.
The title has shipped 3.5 million units to global territories.