Two years after Commander Shepard repelled invading Reapers bent on the destruction of organic life, a mysterious new enemy has emerged. On the fringes of known space, something is silently abducting entire human colonies. Now Shepard must work with Cerberus, a ruthless organization devoted to human survival at any cost, to stop the most terrifying threat mankind has ever faced.
ENB and SweetFX for Mass Effect 2. This is a Place and Play, no adjustments required.
Reshade and SweetFX version Nexusmods.com
To Install: File updated for Win10 compatibility.
Download and extract to the following location :
Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Mass Effect 2\Binaries
Steam: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Mass Effect 2\Binaries.
Remove the same files.
Additional Setup Note:
After the mod is working. Try the following to determine your preference.
Goto Documents\(BioWare or My Games)\Mass Effect 2\BIOGame\Config and edit the GamerSettings.ini.
Add this line under [systemsettings] DepthOfField=False. Alter between TRUE and FALSE to determine your preference. This will effect bloom and radiance. FALSE can also look clearer for some.
If game appears dark. - Make this alteration to Mass Effect 2 settings.txt in the sweetFX\Preset folder. Change the define USE_SMAA_ANTIALIASING to 0.
If game has performance issues or microstutters. - Open enbseries.ini in the \Binaries folder and change the line under [GLOBAL] AllowAntialias=1 to AllowAntialias=0
This is meant to enhance the overall game.
Use the Sweetfx/Presets/Mass Effect 2 settings.txt file to alter settings.
Use PauseBreak to enable/disable effects.
Using the Printscreen, will generate ingame screenshots.
They can be found placed in the game folder, where the files were placed.
Use FastStone Image Viewer, to convert them to jpg or other formats.
Alter ENB and SweetFX settings as you like.
Full ENB Download available here.
Full Sweetfx Download available here.
For further information check here.
Trouble Shooting: Game
If you are using a pre-steam, or non-steam retail version. Goto Origin and setup an account. You can add your game by cd key and it will register and run from there. Allowing you access to updates and add-ons available for the game. After getting the updated version of the game and you have it working, re-apply the mod. Migrating your EA Games.
Trouble Shooting: Mod
Install the DX9 final release if you haven't done so previously. DX9 Final Release June2010
DX install: Download and run the file, tell it to extract to c:\dx, then after goto c:\dx and run the dxsetup file.
Check to make sure you are using the newest graphics drivers.
Try disabling any turbo or overclocking software.
If you experience issues with the ENB D3D9 try this: CTD, Graphics issues.
Replace the d3d9.dll with one of the alternates provided.
Updated version contains altd3d9 folder with alternate ENB launchers included.
Nvidia users can use this mod (Thanks to khalilsm) to allow the game to run if you have any issues.
Rename the d3d9.dll that came with this mod to d3d9orig.dll and place the d3d9.dll from that mod with it.
Thanks to Christian Jensen (CeeJay.dk) and Crosire for reshade and sweetfx.
Thanks for enb by Boris Vorontsov.
I hope you find these programs and adjustments helpful at making your game more enjoyable.
Thanks also to Mod DB and the Mod DB Community.