Bioware reveals Mass Effect 3 statistics

82 per cent chose to play as the male Shepard, while 64.5 per cent were Paragons

82 per cent chose to play as the male Shepard, while 64.5 per cent were Paragons

If you chose to play Commander Shepard as the male character in Mass Effect 3, then you weren't alone.

According to figures from Bioware, 82 per cent of gamers chose to play as the male version of Commander Shepard in the game.

The company also revealed a number of other statistics. The main class played was solider, with 48.7 per cent of gamers choosing to shoot their way through the single player campaign.

It also revealed that two thirds (64.5 per cent) of gamers played as a Paragon, while the other third (36.5 per cent) played as a Renegade.