Mass Effect 3 ships 3.5 million in week one

Another update today on how well Mass Effect 3 is doing; BioWare’s final act has shipped over 3.5 million copies worldwide so far, EA’s announced. That makes it the year’s biggest entertainment launch and a pop culture event, apparently.

The game released in the US this Tuesday and across Europe yesterday and today.

It was revealed earlier that US day one sales were at an estimated 890,000 copies.