Mass Effect Legendary Edition is Finally Here

A new experience.
A new experience. BioWare

The wait is finally over as Mass Effect Legendary Edition has finally arrived. It’s available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and also on Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 via backward compatibility.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition features single-player-based content along with more than 40 DLC. There are also weapons and armor packs from the Mass Effect trilogy. In addition, everyone gets to enjoy the legend of Commander Shepard come to life in 4K Ultra HD with HDR compatibility.

In a post, Project Director Mac Walters said that there has never been a better chance for new players to experience the epic story of the Mass Effect trilogy. Just in case we forget to mention, Walters is also the lead writer of the original trilogy. Walters added that this version isn’t simply a passion project but also something many fans have long been requesting. He continued that they put all their efforts into making sure that each improvement feels like Mass Effect.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition gives fans a truly new experience with its improved visuals. Experienced the remastered character models along with the thousands of up-ressed textures, shaders, and VFX. Other new features include the updated lighting, enhanced dynamic shadows, volumetrics, and depth-of-field. All of these result in a game that gives a new level of immersion. Players even get the choice to play the game in modes that favor quality or framerate on all consoles.

Extra new features include the expanded and unified character creation customization that comes with options to carry on all three titles to give that unified experience. Players can also enjoy the new photo mode where they can pause the game and then capture personal moments. The Legendary Edition improves the interfaces and UI as well.

The first Mass Effect game was released in 2007 and received critical acclaim. By 2010 the sequel Mass Effect 2 was launched and like the first one, also got critical acclaim. The trilogy was complete when Mass Effect 3 came out in 2012.

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