Mass Effect Andromeda Gets Awesome New Trailer on Guns and Biotics, PC System Requirements

BioWare shows more of Mass Effect Andromeda, reveals weapon specs and PC system requirements.

on February 24, 2017 1:40 PM

Today, BioWare released a new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer, part of the Andromeda Initiative series, focusing on weapons and biotics.

The video is narrated by squad member Liam Kosta, and introdiuces some of the weapons that will be included in the game.

We also get some technical specs of a few weapons, from the basic Avenger to the ultra-rare Black Widow , which you can read below.

CARNIFEX

A heavy semi-automatic pistol, the powerful Carnifex was the preferred choice of Milky Way mercenaries. An expensive weapon, its marketing materials featured a charging krogan alongside the tagline “Don’t you wish Carnifex was at your side?”

Type: Uncommon Pistol
Damage: 244
Rate of Fire: 100
Max Clip Size: 6
Max Ammo: 40
Accuracy: 67
Weight: 8

M-23 KATANA

The M-23 Katana was a popular shotgun among Milky Way soldiers, criminals, and civilians. It was manufactured by Ariake Technologies, an Earth-based company eager to do business with the Andromeda Initiative.

Type: Common Shotgun
Damage: 350
Rate of Fire: 85
Max Clip Size: 4
Max Ammo: 84
Accuracy: 26
Weight: 23

M-8 AVENGER

A common and versatile assault rifle. The M-8 Avenger’s modular design and inexpensive components made it a favorite of military groups and mercenaries in the Milky Way. Many Avengers were acquired for Andromeda Initiative security forces. The sturdy rifle has a reputation for being reliable and easy to use.

Type: Common Assault Rifle
Damage: 39
Rate of Fire: 525
Max Clip Size: 30
Max Ammo: 333
Accuracy: 61
Weight: 16

BLACK WIDOW

A Smaller, higher-capacity variation of the Widow sniper rifle, the Black Widow fires three powerful shots per thermal clip. Andromeda Initiative Engineers have adjusted the scope for improved optical enhancement in a variety of atmospheres.

Type: Ultra Rare Sniper Rifle
Damage: 576
Rate of Fire: 65
Max Clip Size: 3
Max Ammo: 27
Accuracy: 80
Weight: 35

On top of the trailer, Origin also revealed the PC requirements for the game (both minimum and recommended), that you can check out below.

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5 3570 or AMD FX-6350
  • MEMORY: 8 GB RAM
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB, AMD Radeon 7850 2GB
  • HARD DRIVE: At least 55 GB of free space
  • DIRECTX: DirectX 11

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-4790 or AMD FX-8350
  • MEMORY: 16 GB RAM
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GTX 1060 3GB, AMD RX 480 4GB
  • HARD DRIVE: At least 55 GB of free space
  • DIRECTX: DirectX 11

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