Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Consoles

Giving a next-gen look to ‘Mass Effect,’ assets are ported into Unreal Engine 4

See also

Bioware hasn’t revealed any details regarding the next Mass Effect game other than that they are currently working on the title and that it will introduce a new series’ protagonist, but it is almost certain that the game will release on next-gen consoles. Giving gamers a glimpse into how a next-gen Mass Effect game might look, a Gameranx report from March 27 revealed one fan’s attempt to update the series’ visuals by importing assets from the franchise original trilogy into Epic’s new Unreal Engine 4.

While the models themselves are still the same as appeared on last-gen hardware, bringing the assets into the more detailed world and allowing the new engine’s power to fully render lighting and shadow effects on the characters makes a big improvement and offers fans a small showing of what they might expect in the upcoming Mass Effect game.

There is currently no release date set for the next Mass Effect title. Bioware has stated that they are more interested in making the game right rather than making it fast.

Follow Game On, powered by, on Facebook and Twitter for more gaming news, reviews, and exclusive content.


Don't Miss

  • Unity
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' preview: Ubisoft comes home to its urban origins
    Games Preview
  • Smart vending machine
    This smart vending machine will recommend drinks for you based on your gender and age
    Tech Buzz
  • Destiny
    The 'Destiny' beta: 7 things we absolutely love about Bungie's new franchise
    Games Feature
  • Wi-Fi
    Find out how to stretch your Wi-Fi signal where it has never gone before
    Tech Tips
  • Unity Exclusive
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' exclusive: Tell the world, 'I'm coming home'
    Games Interview
  • Gamer ghost
    Gamer finds and plays with ghost of deceased father on a classic game

Related Videos:

  • UFC free DLC adds three new fighters, various gameplay fixes
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518295705" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Will 500 improvements be enough for ‘NBA Live 15’?
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518261927" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • ‘NHL 15’ will feature ‘living’ equipment
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518311163" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>