Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC Release Date: Bioware Releases Two New Screenshots (See Here)

By Juan G. Rodriguez , Updated Nov 19, 2012 07:14 PM EST

Mass Effect 3's upcoming Omega DLC will be released on Nov. 27 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. European PlayStation 3 gamers will have to wait one more day to play Omega as it releases on November 28.

Bioware has released two new images via its Facebook page. One of the new images features Aria T'Loak and the female version of Commander Shepard and the other features male Commander Shepard, Aria, and female Turian Nyreen battling against unknown forces.

Mass Effect 3's Omega DLC is about pirate queen Aria T'Loak's attempt to reclaim the criminal space station Omega from General Oleg Petrovsky, one of Cerberus most accomplished operatives.

The DLC will take players through the criminal underbelly of the space station and Aria will join player's squad and players will have control over her legendary biotic powers. Another part the DLC introduces the first female Turian in the video game series. Shepard will have to help Nyreen Kandros, the valiant Turian leader of the Talon mercenary group to free the enslaved people of Omega.

The new DLC will have four action-oriented missions and will feature a new Cerberus-manipulated Reaper called the Adjutant.

The new DLC will cost $14.99 on PC and the PlayStation 3 and 1200 Microsoft Points on the Xbox Live. Omega will be is one of the largest downloadable content files released for the Mass Effect game series. It is also the most expensive single-player content released in the franchise's history beside Mass Effect 2's Cerberus Pass.

Unfortunately it was announced that the Omega DLC would not be coming to Nintendo's recently released Wii U version of the game. Bioware Tweeted, "Unfortunately it will not be available for Wii U."

The developer also tweeted that it is possible that there will be future DLC for the Wii U version. Bioware Tweeted, "Never say never. :)."

Mass Effect 3: Special Edition recently released for the Wii U and came bundled with the From Ashes DLC, Extended Cut endings, and multiplayer expansions Resurgence, Rebellion, and Earth. However the version does not include the Leviathan expansion.

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