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Rumor: PC Code Reveals Mass Effect 2 May Come to the PS3


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246w ago - According to [Register or Login to view links], some PS3 code found in the PC version of Mass Effect 2 reveals that the title may come to the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.

Mass Effect going multi-platform is one of those things that have been speculated about constantly since Electronic Arts bought BioWare back in 2007.

To quote: "EA is not known for having console exclusives and prefers to put its titles on every console in existence.

However, BioWare had an exclusivity with Microsoft for the original Mass Effect to appear only on the Xbox 360 and PC and it is presumed that the exclusivity deal extends to the game's sequels as well.

Meanwhile, Electronics Arts is skillfully deploying "No comment" lines when [Register or Login to view links] asked about the possibility of Mass Effect 2 appearing on the PlayStation 3. Check out the code that Kikoo claims to have found for yourself below."

[SFXGame.BioSFHandler_CharacterR? Ecord2]
m_nMaxRenegade=1900 m_nMaxRenegade = 1900
m_nMaxParagon=1957 m_nMaxParagon = 1957
m_srXPFormat=340881 m_srXPFormat = 340,881
m_srSpendTalentPointsMessageXBox?=348754 m_srSpendTalentPointsMessageXBox? = 348,754
m_srParagonRenegadeMessageXBox=3?48755 m_srParagonRenegadeMessageXBox = 3? 48,755
m_srSpendTalentPointsMessagePC=3?48753 m_srSpendTalentPointsMessagePC = 3? 48,753
m_srParagonRenegadeMessagePC=348?755 m_srParagonRenegadeMessagePC = 348? 755
m_srSpendTalentPointsMessagePS3=?348755 m_srSpendTalentPointsMessagePS3 =? 348,755
m_srParagonRenegadeMessagePS3=15?3007 m_srParagonRenegadeMessagePS3 = 15? 3007



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#9 - JFTS - 245w ago
Tried this game on a friend and I did't like it much. However, when I rent it for the PC sometime later, I loved it. It would be so nice to have a (good of course) PS3 port!

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#8 - bighead77 - 245w ago
Quote Originally Posted by adrianc1982 View Post
Its easier for programmer to code stuff for the 3 platforms and then just select whatever library/part of code they need. Doing this ensures they wont write again that piece of code that they know works.

Its code that can be copy pasted into another game and they just know it works for the pc, 360 and ps3 because it has been extensively tested. We do this kind of stuff on your web systems we leave behind a lot of code and then come back and copy paste and reuse it commenting only what we dont need and using what we were after.

That's the correct answser. When a developer starts to begin with his game then their's (most of the time) an idea for the game, not what platform. (Oke, only when he has to chose between PS3 XBOX360 and PC. When its WII or something like that then thats known from from the begining. And excluded exclusives)

So when the company starts to develop they code everthing for the 3 platform. When the decision is made, they aro going the refine only the parts that they really need. This (most of the time) only applies to the Unreal Engine.

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#7 - ztpayne - 245w ago
I have wanted to play Mass Effect for forever, but I haven't the capabilities to run it (I only have a ps3 or a low-end laptop). It would be amazing if they brought this series to ps3, but I'm not so sure if it would happen.

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#6 - e1ace - 246w ago
I think I read that this has to do with the multiplatform engine (Unreal engine). Even Gears of War has the same code in it.

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#5 - adrianc1982 - 246w ago
Its easier for programmer to code stuff for the 3 platforms and then just select whatever library/part of code they need. Doing this ensures they wont write again that piece of code that they know works.

Its code that can be copy pasted into another game and they just know it works for the pc, 360 and ps3 because it has been extensively tested. We do this kind of stuff on your web systems we leave behind a lot of code and then come back and copy paste and reuse it commenting only what we dont need and using what we were after.

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