Mass Effect 3 has been officially delayed to the first quarter of 2012. The news was first posted on BioWare forums by Chris Preistly, followed by a confirmation by executive producer Casey Hudson, who made the announcement on the game's Facebook page.
"Mass Effect 3 will be released in the first three months of 2012. The development team is laser focused on making sure Mass Effect 3 is the biggest, boldest and best game in the series, ensuring that it exceeds everyone's expectations."
Mass Effect 3 is the last in the trilogy epic from BioWare and will be out on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 next year.