I bought the Mass Effect Trilogy digital copy for pc. I downloaded and installed mass effect one and whenever I click to play the game, a screen pops up for a few seconds saying "Launching Mass Effect", but then the screen goes away and nothing happens. The game just does not launch or do anything. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it and it did not help, so at this point I don't know what do. Now I am just wondering if I have just been screwed out of $60 or if something is wrong on my side. So if anyone can help me then I would really appreciate it at this point.
You are not the only one - I worked with the tech on the chat for an hour, did what tech said, and still no go.
My PC is a brand new i7 16gig w/GTX 680 and runs skyrim, borderlands1,2, Call of Duty, etc but stops dead after syncing with Origin. So I am giving up. I think i will stick to Steam. One good thing is i didn't waste any money on any of their DLC only to find out I can not run the game.
Hi guys, most of u using Windows 8 or above already, thats the reason why the game wont start. Please click onto the desktop shortcut of Mass effect 1 with the right mouse button, choose Properties, change tab to Compatibility, mark Run this program in compatibility mode for: chose Windows 7, and to be sure click Run this program as an administrator. Click Apply and Ok, happy gaming
I'm seeing that people find changing the compatibility to work, but when I go into the game properties, there is no option for me to change the compatibility... WTF?
THANK YOU! I bought the triology as well almost a year back and NOTHING got ME1 to run, but I finally got it working with this! This is after about six calls to EA support, three different registration codes, etc. That was such an easy fix - can't believe I've been downloading save files to import to ME2/3 instead all this time.