Omega and Leviathan DLC not coming to Mass Effect 3 on Wii U

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Guild McCommunist, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. Guild McCommunist
    OP

    Member Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    Joined:
    May 6, 2009
    Messages:
    18,151
    Location:
    The Danger Zone
    Country:
    United States
    Mass Effect 3's two single player expansions (not counting the free endgame clarification DLC), Leviathan and the upcoming Omega, will not be coming to the Wii U, according to EA.

    When asked about the DLC, EA responded with "Unfortunately it will not be available for Wii U." However, on the topic of other DLC, EA has said to "Never say never."

    The Wii U version launched with the controversial launch day DLC From Ashes included, as well as the Resurgence, Rebellion, and Earth multiplayer expansions. However, it is still missing the previously mentioned Leviathan DLC, as well as the Retaliation multiplayer DLC and weapon packs.

    EA recently announced a Mass Effect trilogy for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC, bringing all three games to all systems (with the first Mass Effect missing a Playstation 3 version). On the Wii U, EA said they "don't have anything to announce at this time, but we'll definitely keep you posted if something comes up!"

    :arrow: Source
     


  2. Arras

    Member Arras ★02

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2010
    Messages:
    5,717
    Location:
    The Netherlands
    Country:
    Netherlands
    I'm not too surprised considering EA seems to hate the WiiU.
     
  3. Gahars

    Member Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2011
    Messages:
    10,254
    Location:
    New Jersey
    Country:
    United States
    As if people needed another reason not to buy Mass Effect 3 for the Wii U, EA provided anyway.

    That was awful generous of them.
     
    Qtis and Guild McCommunist like this.
  4. PizzaPino

    Member PizzaPino GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2008
    Messages:
    308
    Country:
    El Salvador
    ea is one of the bigger supporters of the wii u? that's what it looked like in the interviews at least . But is the mass effect twitter account handled by ea?
    anyway, the chances of me buying a wii u dropped significantly because of some choices that nintendo made.
     
  5. Arras

    Member Arras ★02

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2010
    Messages:
    5,717
    Location:
    The Netherlands
    Country:
    Netherlands
    IIRC there was a rumor EA wanted to help Ninty making an online system if they got full rights to it. Obviously Ninty didn't want to use a system run by EA so they declined, EA got butthurt and stopped making an effort. That's a rumor though. That being said, the games by EA for the system that I know of (ME3 and some football game) are both extremely crappy ports, so yeah. ME3 when you can get the trilogy for the same price? SURE EA. And Madden won't have the new physics engine.
     
  6. naved.islam14

    Member naved.islam14 Gbatemp's Official Dark Knight™

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    968
    Location:
    Gotham
    Country:
    Sri Lanka
    Dear EA,
    We already have so much hate about you,
    I think this will be easily ignorable.
     
    Engert likes this.
  7. Master Mo

    Member Master Mo F.R.E.E.

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    2,176
    Location:
    Man Mo Temple
    Country:
    Germany
    Wow, the only reason anyone should get this game for WiiU is if it would have been the Trilogy with every DLC for like 80 bucks or something. Like this this version is worth nothing imo!

    Ridiculous of EA quite honestly!
     
  8. DSGamer64

    Member DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2007
    Messages:
    2,931
    Location:
    A cold cold place
    Country:
    Canada
    What do you expect from the scum of the earth.
     
  9. Guild McCommunist
    OP

    Member Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    Joined:
    May 6, 2009
    Messages:
    18,151
    Location:
    The Danger Zone
    Country:
    United States
    AW AN EA HATE THREAD LET'S JUMP ON THE BANDWAGON.

    [​IMG]

    Really though EA isn't that bad. They did give us all that free Mass Effect 3 DLC. Even on the Wii U.
     
    Qtis likes this.
  10. DSGamer64

    Member DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2007
    Messages:
    2,931
    Location:
    A cold cold place
    Country:
    Canada
    And yet they are releasing the entire trilogy on other platforms. It confuses me that they would do that and not release the entire series for the Wii U, even if it's on individual discs.
     
  11. Ron

    Member Ron somehow a weeb now.

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,837
    Location:
    here
    Country:
    Canada
    Further proof that EA is simply the worst company in America.


    Thanks EA!

    This literally makes no sense, the ME3 port on the WiiU, from what I've heard is inferior, and now they're releasing the trilogy for every system besides the WiiU, as well as not providing the DLC. Unless EA loves missing business opportunities, there must be some kind of grudge here.
     
  12. Chary

    Reporter Chary GBAtemp's #1 Naoto

    pip
    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2012
    Messages:
    3,101
    Location:
    Steins Gate World Line
    Country:
    United States
    Oh. No. Whatever shall we do.


    I can't help but feel like EA has some sort of hatred with the Wii U.
     
  13. Joe88

    Member Joe88 [λ]

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    11,188
    Location:
    NYC
    Country:
    United States
    wii u is finished
     
  14. Guild McCommunist
    OP

    Member Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    Joined:
    May 6, 2009
    Messages:
    18,151
    Location:
    The Danger Zone
    Country:
    United States
    The whole title is misleading as there are plenty worse companies that operate in America.

    Also, I suggest you read into Walmart. "Oh no, we're not getting DLC!" =/= All this shit
     
  15. Ron

    Member Ron somehow a weeb now.

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,837
    Location:
    here
    Country:
    Canada

    I was referring to EA's Golden Poo award earlier this year, but yeah, Wal-Mart seems worse in comparison.
     
  16. Guild McCommunist
    OP

    Member Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    Joined:
    May 6, 2009
    Messages:
    18,151
    Location:
    The Danger Zone
    Country:
    United States
    That "Golden Poo" award was poo all itself. Instead of factoring in real things, like worker wages and benefits, they wanked off on "OMG THEY CHARGE YOU $10 FOR LAUNCH DAY DLC THAT'S THE WORST THING."
     
    Gahars and Punyman like this.
  17. Ron

    Member Ron somehow a weeb now.

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,837
    Location:
    here
    Country:
    Canada
    Eh, it was a reference, but I digress.

    My point is that EA, whether it was America's worse company or not, is still a pretty bad company,
     
  18. Foxi4

    Reporter Foxi4 On the hunt...

    pip
    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2009
    Messages:
    22,732
    Location:
    Gaming Grotto
    Country:
    Poland
    The WiiU just can't handle it - that's why. :creep:
     
  19. Guild McCommunist
    OP

    Member Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    Joined:
    May 6, 2009
    Messages:
    18,151
    Location:
    The Danger Zone
    Country:
    United States
    In all fairness, every company is terrible.

    Nintendo bends you over the bench with shit peripherals, Microsoft charges you for Xbox Live, and Sony took away Other OS. EA just becomes the wankercheif for all the butthurt in the games industry because of one useless and factually wrong award that no one bothered researching for.

    Hate to go off like this but I get so annoyed at the constant EA hate when they're just about as bad as every other company.
     
  20. Chary

    Reporter Chary GBAtemp's #1 Naoto

    pip
    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2012
    Messages:
    3,101
    Location:
    Steins Gate World Line
    Country:
    United States

    I think everyone just wants something to blame, so they always go for EA.
     
    Guild McCommunist likes this.

Share This Page