Mass Effect 3 The Collectors Return in Free DLC

Mass Effect 3 is getting some new multiplayer DLC, and it’s free! The new DLC is based around Mass Effect 2’s enemies, The Collectors.

If you’ve ever played Mass Effect 2 then you’ll be aware that The Collectors are the alien species who are abducting and harvesting human colonies. The Collectors are one of the main enemies throughout Mass Effect 2, where Commander Shepard and his crew embarked on a suicide mission to take them down.

The new DLC pack is called ‘Retaliation’ and is where The Collectors will return in Mass Effect 3 adding 16 new multiplayer characters aswell as new Collector-themed weapons, new ammo types and new gear items.

The Collectors will be available in Praetorian, Scion, Abomination, Trooper, and Captain flavours. Other enemy groups within the game have also been updated including the Cerberus and Geth fighters.

The free DLC pack will also add 6 new multiplayer maps which all have environmental hazards. The hazards include Acid, Lightning, Meltdowns, Sandstorms, Swarms and Whiteouts.

Beside The Collectors, a range of new characters have been thrown in including the Turian Havoc Soldier and Turian Ghost Infiltrator.

This huge free downloadable content pack for Mass Effect 3 will be available on October 9th worldwide and 10th in Europe.