Putting an end to the teases, BioWare’s announced that Mass Effect 2‘s final mission, known as the ‘Arrival’, will go live on Xbox LIVE, PlayStation Network, and PC on March 29 for $6.99 or 560 Microsoft/BioWare Points.
In the expansion, Commander Shepard must travel to the edge of the galaxy to rescue an undercover operative who may have evidence of an impending Reaper invasion foretold since the series’ beginning. Fan-favorite character Admiral Hackett returns and plays a “prominent role” in the extension.
“All year, we have been extremely honored and humbled by the reception we have received for Mass Effect 2 from players around the world, including our post release DLC”, said Casey Hudson, Executive Producer, Mass Effect series. “Mass Effect: Arrival is an exciting extension to Mass Effect 2 and will show players just how close the Reapers are to returning and completing their deadly harvest.”
Screenshots of ‘Arrival’ can be seen at the gallery.
The sequel, Mass Effect 3, hits store shelves this holiday season for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.