Mass Effect 3 to be harder than Mass Effect 2

Mass Effect 3 to be harder than Mass Effect 2
James Orry Updated on by

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Mass Effect 3 will be a harder game than the second instalment in the trilogy, series executive producer Casey Hudson has told Belgian gaming magazine CHIEF.

Speaking to the mag – translated by NeoGAF – Hudson said that in ME3, “Normal is the new Veteran”.

Mass Effect 2 offered the following difficulty settings: casual, normal, veteran, hardcore and insanity.

This means the base level game is about one difficulty level harder than that of Mass Effect 2.

According to the magazine, enemies in Mass Effect 3 will also make use of expanded tactics to defeat players – flanking them or calling in reinforcements are examples.

Mass Effect 3 is scheduled for release in winter 2011.