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Guide: Mass Effect Legendary Edition Preorder Bonuses, Editions, And More

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is up for preorder with some sweet retailer-exclusive bonuses.

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After years of rumors and fans clamoring for it, BioWare announced a remastered edition of the Mass Effect Trilogy during last year's N7 Day celebration, and its release date is fast approaching. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will release May 14 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC and will be playable on PS5 and Xbox Series X due to backwards compatibility.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition includes all three games in the core series as well as over 40 pieces of DLC, including special weapons and armor packs, campaign expansions, and more. The games will be playable in 4K with HDR and feature improved character models, high-resolution textures, and other visual enhancements. See our breakdown of the ways Mass Effect: Legendary Edition changes the original trilogy for more details on what to expect.

Whether you're a longtime Mass Effect fan or interested in checking out the beloved sci-fi RPG series for the first time, you can preorder Mass Effect: Legendary Edition now.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition preorder bonuses

Best Buy preorder bonus - Steelbook case
Best Buy preorder bonus - Steelbook case

If you preorder Mass Effect: Legendary Edition at Best Buy, you'll receive a steelbook case that you can store your game disc in. This appears to be a different steelbook than the one that's included in the Legendary Cache Bundle.

GameStop preorder bonus - Exclusive poster
GameStop preorder bonus - Exclusive poster

Preorder Mass Effect: Legendary Edition at GameStop, and you'll get this exclusive poster to hang on your wall. If you order online, you'll need to bring your order confirmation page to your local store to receive the bonus; the listing suggests calling ahead of time to confirm availability.

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will surely help fans endure the wait for the next mainline Mass Effect game. Announced during The Game Awards 2020 with a brief teaser trailer, the new entry in the series doesn't have a title just yet. No release window has been revealed, but BioWare is also working on Anthem and Dragon Age 4, so it's unlikely it'll release anytime soon.

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