Mass Effect 3 'will be our best yet' - BioWare

Game coming simultaneously to Xbox 360, PC AND PS3

BioWare group GM Ray Muzyka believes the studio's best work is still to come, which makes us even more pumped about the newly announced Mass Effect 3.

Set to launch globally in holiday 2011 on the Xbox 360, PC and PS3, the game will mark the first time the Mass Effect franchise will launch on all three major platforms simultaneously.

"At BioWare, we are always driving ourselves to improve and I firmly believe our best work is still ahead of us," said Muzyka.

"We could not be prouder of the team's accomplishments with Mass Effect 2, and are excited and humbled by all of the recognition the game has received so far. We can't wait to show you what the team is doing to make Mass Effect 3 an even bigger success."

Mass Effect 2 for PS3 ships to retailers on January 18 in the US and three days later in Europe. A demo will be available on the PSN on December 21 in the States and December 22 in Europe.