EA and BioWare have announced that Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will be released on May 14th. The collection includes the entire trilogy of Space Opera including downloadable content. Release up to 4K and HDR are also supported. The Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will be available for Playstation 4, PC and Xbox One, but will also be upwardly compatible with the new Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X | S consoles. 

Finally, the remaster of the Mass Effect trilogy has a release date: the revised collection will be released on May 14th, which should be visually significantly improved. Graphical improvements include overhauled character models, adjusted lighting effects, and "tens of thousands of updated textures, shaders, and VFX." PC gamers will also be able to play on 21:9 widescreen displays. There is also support for DirectX11 and controllers.

Exciting: Mass Effect 1 completely overhauled

What Electronic Arts and BioWare are trying to achieve for the remaster from a purely visual point of view sounds promising: dynamic shadows, volumetrics and depth of field have been improved, as have the pre-rendered films. And the performance resources of the new power consoles from Sony and Microsoft will also be used: Those fans who play the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition on the Xbox Series X | S or Playstation 5 - the remaster is compatible - should have better performance and faster Be able to notice loading times.

Electronic Arts has released a reveal trailer for Mass Effect: Legendary Edition:


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While Mass Effect 2 and 3, as reworked versions, should be seen as a nice bonus, the debut in the series promises top-class entertainment: Perhaps the most significant part of the collection is the first offshoot. You will be able to see the remaster clearly: Places like Eden Prime, Feros and Ilos are more detailed, and the user interface has also been updated. The controls were also used to optimize the fights. And: The character editor has also received an update and offers more options in Mass Effect: Legendary Edition.

A standardization of the creation tools ensures a more seamless adaptation. In addition: The female Shepard from Mass Effect 3 is also the standard for female characters. The Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is already available for pre-order and will be released for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One and PC via Origin and Steam.


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