Mass Effect 3′s original ending caused one the biggest gamer backlashes in recent memory. Last month BioWare finally released the long awaited ‘Extended Cut’ DLC completely free in order to make up for it. It was designed to provide a clearer picture of what happened during the game’s final moments.
New players picking the game up for the first time on the Wii U, though, won’t have to download it. In fact, they won’t even be able to experience the original endings at all. Mass Effect producer Michael Gamble recently told Siliconera that the new ending will be a part of the game and will be included on the disc.
“The extended ending is basically going to be part of the game,” says Gamble. “You won’t have to download it.”
There’s still no word on how exactly Wii U players will be able to make the key decisions from the first two games that were available to players on other platforms. If there’s no option then gamers on the Wii U will definitely lose out on a lot of choice, as well as one of the game’s key strengths.