Mass Effect 3 requires Origin, not available on Steam.



/ 6 years ago

Dear god, not again.

Origin will be required to run all editions of Mass Effect 3 on PC, BioWare has revealed – including copies bought from shops.

Mass Effect 3 won’t be available on Steam, says community man Chris Priestly on the BioWare forum.

“During initial release, Mass Effect 3 will be available on Origin and a number of other third-party digital retailers, but not on Steam at this time, Steam has adopted a set of restrictive terms of service which limit how developers interact with customers to deliver patches and other downloadable content. We are intent on providing Mass Effect to players with the best possible experience no matter where they purchase or play their game, and are happy to partner with any download service that does not restrict our ability to connect directly with our consumers.”

While it’s not a outright no to Steam, it doesn’t look like you’ll be able to play Mass Effect 3 without Origin.

However, on a slightly brighter note, Mass Effect 3 on PC will require one-time online authentication before the single-player game can be played. Multiplayer will obviously require a constant internet connection.

There will be no limit to Mass Effect 3 game installations.

Source: Eurogamer


Support eTeknix.com

By supporting eTeknix, you help us grow. And continue to bring you the latest news, reviews, and competitions. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest technology. Share your favourite articles, chat with the team and more. Also check out eTeknix YouTube, where you'll find our latest video reviews, event coverage and features in 4K!
eTeknix FacebookeTeknix TwittereTeknix Instagram

Check out our Latest Video

Speak Your Mind

Tell us what you're thinking...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!


Optimized with PageSpeed Ninja