Hiding in the latest Mass Effect 2 PS3 patch from BioWare, three new PlayStation Network trophies confirm the existence of an upcoming Mass Effect 2 downloadable content pack entitled "Arrival."
The fresh trophies (achievements on PC/Xbox 360) are called "The Ultimate Sacrifice," "Last Stand," and "Covert Action." Users on both the Bioware forums and Neogaf have posted photos of the trophies, along with their respective descriptions.
Full trophy descriptions are available below (spoiler alert):
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.
I offer a virtual high five to Bioware for continuing to support Mass Effect 2 while surely dedicating a large chunk of its work force to Mass Effect 3 development. Plus, PS3 users are getting the best possible Mass Effect 2 console experience; BioWare’s Jesse Houston revealed last December that the PS3 version of Mass Effect 2 was built on the Mass Effect 3 engine.
"So we took the content and the story and all the other assets that made up Mass Effect 2 and we put them in the Mass Effect 3 engine," said Houston. "And that’s what we are actually delivering."
If you have yet to check out Mass Effect 2 on PS3, read some of our high remarks about the title in our Mass Effect 2 review.