Next Mass Effect 3 Single Player DLC Will Be About Shepard
While we still don’t know the full extent of BioWare’s plans for single player DLC – though it’s all but confirmed that The Leviathan is a thing – we can definitely count on Commander Shepard being front and center. At Comic Con, Mike Gamble confirmed as much, saying that “Mass Effect 3 is Shepard’s story, so the single-player DLC for Mass Effect 3 will probably focus around Shepard.” Well, yeah. Except for how it becomes the Catalyst’s story at the very end, and how it’s also 50% about pointless multiplayer that has no measurable effect on the outcome of the single player game despite adding to the War Readiness system. But those tiny things aside, Mass Effect 3 has always been about Shep.
That ‘probably’ is a funny thing though. Gamble is clearly unwilling to rule out the possibility that future DLC might involve another character. Perhaps they’re considering DLC based on one of the hinted-at but never realized plot points, like Aria retaking Omega (not that it matters given what happens to the Citadel), or perhaps Blasto! (I know, too good to be true.) Hopefully these idle thoughts will cause lots of speculation from everyone, lead to a trending topic on twitter, and result in false, unverified rumors being taken as fact.
All kidding aside, after the Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut, I’m slightly more positive about further adventures set during the events of Mass Effect 3. But only slightly. What about you, Game Fronters? Sound off in comments.