London – 10th March 2008 - Starting today, 10th March, fans everywhere can expand the “Mass Effect” experience with the release of the “Bring Down the Sky” content pack. “Bring Down the Sky,” the first in a planned series of downloadable content on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, is now available for the blockbuster role-playing game, “Mass Effect,” which has sold more than 1.6 million copies to date, and continues the adventures of Commander Shepard and the Normandy crew.
“Bring Down the Sky” includes a new uncharted world that introduces the Batarians: a notorious and feared alien race. A Batarian extremist group has hijacked a mobile asteroid station in the Asgard system, setting it on a collision course with the nearby colony world of Terra Nova. Only Commander Shepard can save the millions of innocent civilians before the asteroid completes its deadly descent.