The much anticipated sequel to Mass effect 2 is now available in demo form for Xbox Live Gold Subscribers.  It can be downloaded directly from your console or via the Marketplace.

The download weighs in at 1.76GB and according to GameZone the demo begins in dramatic fashion with the spectacular attack on Earth, followed by a mid-game section showcasing the groundbreaking interactive storytelling, adrenaline-pumping action, ruthless and intelligent enemies, and deep customization that make Mass Effect 3 the must-have title of 2012.

Mass Effect 3 is Kinect enabled however a Kinect device is not required to run the demo. Check out GameZone’s impressions of the Kinect integration which they speak very highly of.


Mass Effect 3 will be released on 06 March 2012 and can be purchased in advance from for $59.99 which in turn gives you a $10 credit plus an M55 Argus Assault Rifle for free.