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Mass Effect Legendary Edition: How To Change Mako Controls

Here's what you need to know about getting the old Mako Controls in Mass Effect Legendary Edition.

Many improvements have been made in this compilation of 3 iconic games. One of them is that players in Mass Effect Legendary Edition can change the Mako controls which is a much-needed change from the older controls. If you are diving into the series once again, you will be glad to know that you will get an improved handling experience of the Mako tank. This is the vehicle you will be using to navigate your world. To make sure your ride is smooth as ever, find out how to change Mako controls in Mass Effect Legendary Edition.

How to Change Mako Controls in Mass Effect Legendary Edition?


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If you prefer the old way for nostalgia and prefer the old handling, you can keep the classic Mako controls. To do this, you have to look for Mako Camera-Relative Steering under Controls on PC only as of now. Toggle it to get the classic controls.

It seems like this option to disable is not available for Xbox (One, Series X | S) and PlayStation (PS4, PS5) players yet. We’ve looked everywhere and so have a lot of Reddit users. It’s possible that it will be added in an upcoming update.


Changing the Mako controls to the older ones will help you stay like the authentic experience. You can also keep the new controls if you want easier and better handling. There will still be some bounciness but otherwise it will have enough weight that makes it easier to control while driving.

There are more Mako changes and improvements that we have detailed in our guide on what’s different in the Mass Effect Legendary Edition. It includes the changes such as shields generating faster and more. Plus, touching lava will deal damage over time and not cause instant Mission failure.

If you are looking for more Mass Effect tips and tricks, check out our Mass Effect Legendary Edition guides on Gamer Tweak.