Mass Effect 3 Demo Lands In February

by Matthew Kato on Jan 18, 2012 at 03:01 AM

The Reaper invasion is almost here, and you can get a peek at what's in store for your in Mass Effect 3 when the game's demo hits in February.

On February 14 (Valentine's Day), you can download the demo for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC and experience single-player (which drops you in during the Reaper attack on Earth) and co-op multiplayer slices of the game. You can even try out the title's Kinect functionality, assuming you have the peripheral of course.

In respect to the co-op mode in the demo, gamers will be able to try it out on February 17 – unless they've already qualified for early access, in which case they can play the co-op on the 14th. How do you qualify for early access? By activating your Battlefield 3 online pass or via other as-yet-unannounced methods which EA says it will reveal in the near future on

For more on Mass Effect 3's use of Kinect voice commands, take a look at Bertz's hands-on preview.