The much anticipated, and needed, remaster of the original Mass Effect Trilogy has officially been given a release date, thanks to a new trailer released by EA this morning. Mass Effect Legendary Edition will hit Consoles, including last gen, as well as PC via Origin and Steam on May 14th in all its remastered glory.
EA and Bioware released the trailer this morning, stating that the remaster of their legendary sci-fi franchise will hit platforms on May 14th, touting 4K and HDR support. Mass Effect Legendary Edition will feature the full single player campaigns of the original games as well as all of the original DLC, be it story content, weapons and more.
Via the press release:
The Mass Effect Legendary Edition will deliver an enhanced visual experience featuring remastered character models and tens of thousands of up-ressed textures. Improvements to shaders and VFX, updated lighting and improved dynamic shadows, volumetrics and depth-of-field add a new level of immersion across the trilogy. Pre-rendered cinematics have also been enhanced to make every story moment feel even more impactful.
The original Mass Effect game features comprehensive world-building enhancements with added detail and depth to locations like Eden Prime, Ilos and Feros that players will explore in their journey across the galaxy. Mass Effect also includes updated interfaces and UI as well as a variety of quality-of-life improvements. In addition, combat and exploration are modernized through improved aiming, squad controls and behavior, Mako handling and cameras.
Mass Effect Legendary Edition will also feature a unified character creator, whose options persist across all three games. The upcoming remaster will also include expanded character creator options, such as hair, skin tone and more.
Mass Effect Legendary Edition will cost $59.99 on all platforms, and will support forward compatability at launch with the current gen Xbox Series and PlayStation 5 consoles, with planned improvements coming according to EA.