1. Start Origin.
2. From Origin, Start Mass Effect 3.
3. Wait for all of your DLCs to authenticate then load a save game. If you are in Normandy Shuttle Bay area, check if your CE items and Preorder bonus are there, if they are then Save game and exit to Main Menu then close.
4. Just close Origin, remember just close and not Log Out or Play Offline.
5. Disconnect from the internet.
6. Use the desktop shortcut of Mass Effect 3 to start game, NOT ORIGIN.
Edited by Gnaeus.Silvanus, 07 March 2012 - 02:13 AM.