Originally Posted by SArcher
The fact that the arks were sent out before the events of ME3 doesn't sti well with me. Surely, somebody would have mentioned them ("there is hope for our species in another galaxy") when it seemed like Reapers were about to win in our galaxy. It's a lazy way to sidestep the ME3 ending(s).
But overall it's a fairly minor complaint, and the upside here is huge.