Mass Effect 3 delayed to Q1 2012

Mass Effect 3 in holiday 2011? Come on. You knew that was too good to be true.

Mass Effect series producer Casey Hudson has announced the a delay in the sequel’s release, pushing the game to “the first three months of 2012”. The statement comes via the game’s official Facebook page.

Mass Effect 3 will be released in the first three months of 2012,” said Hudson on Facebook. “The development team is laser focused on making sure Mass Effect 3 is the biggest, boldest and best game in the series, ensuring that it exceeds everyone’s expectations.”

Mass Effect 3 will launch on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Check out two new high-res screenshots at the gallery.

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