Pre-order Mass Effect 3 Art Book, Get Downloadable Cheats

I mean, I guess I get why EA and BioWare would bundle Mass Effect 3 DLC codes with random merch, first with the action figures and now with this Dark Horse art book. In my head, I get it. It’s synergy. The new paradigm. You know.

But still, it feels a little bit weird. They include codes for things like “character boosters,” which as far as I know are cheats. That’s a dumb thing to give away, first off. Second, does this mean you can buy cheats for the game? That’s so EA.

The art book will also come with a code for a weapon, the Collector assault rifle, pictured. Seems cool enough, and it’s probably more powerful than your regular rifle, since it’s not included with the game.

Whatevs. I’m trying to feel indignant about this, but it’s not working. This is just EA being EA.

If you want the code, you’ll need to order the book from Barnes and Noble by February 20.

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4 Comments on Pre-order Mass Effect 3 Art Book, Get Downloadable Cheats


On January 26, 2012 at 7:01 am

aaaaaaaaaawww seems someone can’t handle Capitalism!



On January 26, 2012 at 8:35 am

Stuff like this is just stupid haha, but ea has been known to do stuff like this in the past so i guess its something we should expect from them by now.


On January 26, 2012 at 9:08 am

Vote with you’re wallet if you don’t like it.


On January 26, 2012 at 12:15 pm

I don’t think I’ll have any problem beating the game without these downloads. So who cares?