New Mass Effect 2 DLC on the horizon?

Posted By | On 22nd, Feb. 2011

A recent update for Bioware’s fantastic RPG, Mass Effect 2, has added new achievements/trophies that hint at a new DLC pack for the game titled “The Arrival.”

(Spoiler alert)

The full list comes below but beware for spoilers:

The Ultimate Sacrifice – Complete the Arrival DLC
Last Stand – Survive all five waves in the battle for Object Rho
Covert Action – Rescue Dr. Amanda Kenson without attracting hostile attention.

Dr. Kenson has been mentioned previously in the Mass Effect 2 universe in the news feed for the cerberus network. The post read:

“Historians and astronomers alike are abuzz tonight over a new paper published by Dr. Amanda Kenson of the University of Arcturus. Her team claims that by testing the dust trapped in the gravity wells around a mass relay, and comparing its composition to that of dust clouds in the same system, scientists can create a timeline of when the relay passed through the dust. Her conclusion? “Only a small fraction of the mass effect relays date back 50,000 years,” she writes, “The majority are far older, indicating they were created by a species predating even the Protheans.” Dr. Aurana T’Meles of the University of Serrice met the information with skepticism: “While Dr. Kenson’s methods appear sound, the asari tried a similar procedure centuries ago and discounted it. What civilization could have spanned the galaxy for not thousands, but millions of years? If this were the case, we should have found mountains of evidence of their passing. Where is this species now?”

Nothing has been officially confirmed yet, but these achievements sound convincing enough. Fingers crossed the new content will be arriving soon.

Thanks to Ripten for the info.


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