05 May 2021 8:24 PM +00:00

Mass Effect Legendary Edition: Release Date, Price, Platforms And Everything We Know

Mass Effect, Bioware's epic sci-fi RPG franchise, could be returning in the coming months as part of a remastered version of the game's initial trilogy.

While Mass Effect: Andromeda was poorly received by fans and critics alike, many will have fond memories of Commander Shepherd's adventures that originally debuted on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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Here's everything we know about Mass Effect's Remaster.

Latest News

Legendary Edition Goes Gold – April 9

According to Bioware's Project Director Mac Walters, the game has gone gold – meaning it's ready to be pressed to discs.

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What is the Mass Effect Legendary Edition?

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Mass Effect and its two sequels are RPGs from Bioware, and are widely regarded as some of the best games of the PS3 and Xbox 360 generation.

With a mix of action-focused combat, deep choice-based narrative and an eclectic cast of characters, the series is arguably the developer's most popular series. 

After the disappointing Mass Effect: Andromeda in 2017, the franchise was allegedly put on ice, but EA's financial report for FY2020 revealed an unannounced project known as "HD game".

Wondering what's new? Check out the full list here.

Release Date

The game will launch on May 14 – meaning we have just a few months to wait!

Confirmed Platforms

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The game is coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC, with 'targeted enhancements' via forward compatibility on Xbox Series X and PS5.

It's not coming to Switch, though, despite earlier rumours.

EA released a performance mode overview highlighting how ME Legendary Edition performs on each console.

Trailer

Check out the teaser below:

New Content

BioWare released a pack of free downloadable content, including a soundtrack and art books, alongside an art creator ahead of the game's release.