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Update 1.02

  • The player will no longer become stuck in the Feros elevator
  • Quickslot abilities are now disabled in elevators
  • The pixilated bloom and DoF on Radeon x1650 and x1950 cards has been addressed
  • GPF crashes when playing Quasar have been addressed
  • The player's weapon will not auto fire if the fire button is released as an active loading screen appears
  • Low LOD on Garrus' face has been addressed
  • Reconfiguring the PRIMARY INTERACT key (Default set to E) to any other key will no longer make the ENTER key interact TWICE when used.
  • Player will not become stuck in his action station in elevators (primarily occurred in the Peak 15 elevators)
  • Occasional crash when encountering Rachni on UNC_73 has been addressed
  • Using the enter key to add and remove talent points will function properly
  • GUI: Pressing U when first getting control of Shepard and then pressing ESC to close it will not cause the player to lose all input functionality
  • Romance confrontation conversation will fire after 3rd planet complete
  • The player will no longer become stuck when using the Enter key rather than the primary interact key to initiate conversation with certain followers on the Normandy
  • Audio skipping during conversations has been addressed
  • Addressed cases where Realtec HD audio users were experiencing issues with cut off / crackling audio after patching the game to version 1.01
  • The issue regarding dynamic character shadows appearing grainy has been resolved.
  • Nihilus and all Turians are no longer missing their face markings
  • The issue of Garrus having no lighting on his face until a save is loaded has been addressed
  • The game will now create save files when "My Documents" is set to the root of a drive

Misc.:

  • -The issue where PCs with NVIDIA GeForce 8xxx and above video cards were experiencing random General Protection Fault crashes appears to have been fixed with the GeForce 182.06+ drivers. Please ensure when playing Mass Effect that all PC drivers are up to date.

Update 1.01a

  • added some infrastructure support for additional downloadable content
  • updated the image of the Batarian race in the codex
  • fixed an issue where the center channel for hardware audio wouldn't play correctly sometimes
  • fixed an issue where the hardware mouse pointer would disappear when first selected
  • fixed an issue where Shepard did not auto-crouch when entering cover in some places
  • fixed a tool-tip indicating a game restart is needed before enabling hardware or software audio if the option was changed
  • fixed an issue where ambient conversation would not be heard from rear speakers sometimes
  • fixed a text string to make it clearer on how to exit a vehicle
  • fixed a text string so the tool top for dragging the map is clearer in French languages builds

Mass Effect Configuration Utility

  • fixed a crash running on certain multi-core AMD systems
  • fixed an issue where video RAM was not being reported properly on certain cards

Downloads - Worldwide

 

PC Game Facts

Now Available

Platform: PC Windows XP and Vista
Format: DVD and Digital Download
Players: 1
Publisher: EA
Developer: BioWare®
ESRB Rating: "M" for Mature
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DLC Game Facts

Now Available

Platform: Xbox 360, PC
Format: Download
Features: new alien race - vile batarians, achievement to unlock, uncharted worlds, and more.