Mass Effect: Legendary Edition has been rated in Korea

EA's rumoured Mass Effect Remaster reportedly delayed until 2021

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition has been rated in Korea

The Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea have officially rated Mass Effect: Legendary Edition, EA’s rumoured remaster of the original Mass Effect Trilogy. This rating seemingly confirms the existence of Mass Effect Remastered. This rating was first reported on by Gematsu. 

Previously, this remastered collection was rumoured to release in October, but now the game has been reportedly delayed until sometime in 2021 thanks to a series of development issues. 

Factors behind this reported delay stretch beyond the Covid-19 pandemic, with developers claiming that the quality of Mass Effect 1 does not hold up well when compared to the rest of the package. This factor would give new players a bad first impression for the full package, potentially preventing players from experiencing the more substantial upgrades seen in Mass Effect 2 and 3. These claims come from Venture Beat’s Jeff Grubb. 

While the original Mass Effect is now considered a classic, the game’s gunplay and game mechanics are not as refined as those seen in Mass Effects 2 and 3. Perhaps EA’s Mass Effect team are trying to make the original Mass Effect play better on modern platforms, or provide other changes which will make the game more fun to play while keeping the game’s core elements intact. Perhaps the ability to skip some of Mass Effect’s excessively long loading screens is also an element which needs to be added to the game. 

The problems surrounding these Mass Effect remasters are due to both visual and gameplay issues. It has also been reported that Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will not include Mass Effect 3’s multiplayer component, as EA is not interested in supporting another live service game.  
 

EA's rumoured Mass Effect Remaster reportedly delayed until 2021

EA’s Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will reportedly release with all DLC components from the original trilogy, allowing gamers to experience the entire Mass Effect trilogy without paying for any additional add-ons. 

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