Earth is burning and mankind may not survive. A race of terrorizing machines, known only as Reapers, from beyond known space has invaded our home planet and left a trail of destruction in its wake. With civilization on the brink of eradication, an Alliance Marine, Commander Shephard, is the last hope for humanity's survival. He must rally civilizations from around the galaxy to launch one final mission to take back Earth and save the human race from annihilation.
Mass Effect 3 is the follow-up to the popular 2010 Mass Effect 2. Return to the role of Commander Shephard, and assemble civilizations of the galaxy to dispatch one final mission to fight back the invading forces and save the Earth from total destruction. Explore the rich, branching storyline with multiple endings that are shaped by your choices and actions during gameplay. Determine how events will play out, which planets to investigate and whom to form alliances with as you fight to eliminate the Reaper threat. Engage in epic sci-fi combat on many worlds across the galaxy as you fight to take back the Earth before it's too late. Lock and load and head into battle with guns firing or utilize cover to plan a more tactical approach. Command and direct your squad of allies to take out the Reapers, or decimate the alien race alone the choice is yours. Fight against enormous enemies and intelligent foes that will keep you on your toes by challenging your best combat tactics. Customize your arsenal with powerful upgrades, including scopes, grips, barrels and dozens of additional attachments. With a multitude of decisions at your fingertips, Mass Effect 3 lets you choose your path to glory in an all-out war for your home planet.