In the year 2148, explorers on Mars discovered the remains of an ancient spacefaring civilization. In the decades that followed, these mysterious artifacts revealed startling new technologies, enabling travel to the furthest stars. The basis for this incredible technology was a force that controlled the very fabric of space and time.
They called it the greatest discovery in human history.
The civilizations of the galaxy call it… MASS EFFECT.
Years after the devastating attack on the Citadel, the galactic community struggles to rebuild.
In 2183, the Alliance fleet made a tremendous sacrifice to save the Citadel Council and earned humanity membership in their prestigious group. Now, the Council is forced to respond to -- evidence that Reapers enormous machines that eradicate all organic civilization every 50,000 years -- have returned. To quell the rumors, the Council has sent Commander Shepard and the Normandy to wipe out the last pockets of geth resistance.
Officially, the Council blames the invasion of the geth on their leader, the rogue Spectre, Saren. But for those who know the truth, the search for answers is just beginning. The year is 2185. More than ever, war is on the horizon.. but precious few know how big the threat truly is..