BioWare has revealed on their official website that the original Mass Effect will be available on the Playstation 3 as a PSN downloadable game. They did not give a release date but stated that it would be sold for the low price of $15. This is great for anyone who owns the other two titles and doesn’t feel like shelling out the extra cash for the trilogy. BioWare had this to say:
“Yes, the original Mass Effect will be available as a standalone digital title through the PlayStation Network for $14.99. It will release the same day as the Mass Effect Trilogy on PlayStation 3.”
While they did not give a specific release date for the title, I think it is safe to assume that it will release alongside or shortly after the trilogy is released.