If you hoped EA and Xbox’s current partnership on Game Pass meant you would possibly have the ability to play Mass Effect Legendary Edition on the subscription service, we’ve got some unhealthy information. An EA group supervisor has confirmed that the one subscription service it is obtainable on is EA Play Pro.
If you’re a Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you’ve as a substitute mechanically received a fundamental EA Play membership, which will get you a ten% low cost on video games along with entry to the EA Play recreation library. You can in fact nonetheless buy Mass Effect Legendary Edition on the standard digital or retail storefronts.
Keep in thoughts that EA Play Pro can also be a PC-exclusive membership, so when you’ve solely received consoles round the home, you’re equally out of luck. EA Play Pro is accessible for $15 a month, which will get you entry to all the newest EA PC video games at launch.
Still, it’s doable that Mass Effect Legendary Edition could come to Game Pass sooner or later. FIFA 21 equally debuted on EA Play Pro, however landed on Game Pass a mere six months later. That’ll rely fully on EA’s plans for the remastered trilogy, although.
“[Mass Effect Legendary Edition coming to Game Pass is] definitely a risk, although I’m not conscious of any present plans or a timeframe for something past EA Play Pro entry at this level,” EA mentioned.
Still on the fence about whether or not or to not decide up the Mass Effect remaster? You may need to stay there a little while longer for IGN’s review. EA supplied assessment codes on Monday, so critiques editor Dan Stapleton continues to be cracking via the large RPG franchise, simply not on the expense of his *checks notes* household? You can try his very, very early off-the-cuff impressions within the hyperlink above.
In the meantime, try the 10 biggest changes in Mass Effect Legendary Edition, or what comes in each pre-order edition.
Joseph Knoop is a author/producer for IGN.