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Good News Everyone! Bioware has also released a new patch adding some new options and fixing several bug issues for Dragon Age: Inquisition!
Please see below for details.
Dragon Age™: Inquisition Patch 7
- [PC] Added new feature that allows users to sheathe and unsheathe their weapons. This feature can be accessed via the key-binding screen.
- [PC] Fixed an issue which could result in fog looking wrong when running SLI/Crossfire configurations
- [PC] Fixed an issue which would place the AOE targetting reticule to be placed in odd locations when using the mouse look toggle feature
- [PC] Fixed some issues which could cause flickering when alt-tabbing while running the game under SLI / Crossfire.
- [PC][Xbox 360][Xbox One] Fix for Dragon’s Bane Achievement to unlock after killing any 10 High Dragons.
- [PS3][PS4] Added trophies for the upcoming “Jaws of Hakkon” DLC
- [PS3][PS4] Fix for Dragon’s Bane Trophy to unlock after killing any 10 High Dragons.
- Added some thrones in Skyhold for players who own DA1 and/or…
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BioWare (finally) announced that the Black Emporium will be released on May 5th on all platforms for no extra charge.
Some features include new gear/schematics, the Mirror of Transformation (allowing you to change your Inquisitor's appearance), and two new thrones for people who played DAO and DA2!Read more >
BioWare have announced a new expansion for their multiplayer platform which will allow you to test your 'mettle' against dragons! New agents include: Zither, Isabela and the Avvar warrior Skywatcher. The full details can be found here. It is available on May 5th at no additional cost on all platforms.Read more >
To celebrate the upcoming release of Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Volume 2 BioWare have released a new short story about Samson written by Joanna Berry. It is titled Paper and Steel.
Read it here!Read more >
Good News Everyone! Bioware have announced a new DLC character for Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer! They also gave some rather obvious hints as to further mutliplayer characters they're looking to add.
ZITHER!, the Virtuoso, revealed for Dragon Age: Inquisition Multiplayer!
ZITHER! was once a household name in Orlais, playing for packed auditoriums of nobility and commoners alike. But then the Circles rebelled, his templar manager tried to kill him, and he’s frittered away all his gold drinking in a riverside tavern in Cumberland for the past two years, unable to get a gig. The Inquisition is his one chance at a comeback tour, and he's going to grab it with both bejeweled hands.
Mark of the Riff
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A Little Knight Music
ZITHER!, the Virtuoso, is the Inquisition’s first musically inspired multiplayer agent. Although a mage by birth, his true strength—like his heart—lies in his music. When he plays, ZITHER! infuses his lute with the elemental powers of …
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Good News Everyone! Bioware have announced a new Dragon Age Web Browser based game!
Dark Cave, Deep Love A Tale of Nug Meets Nug
Embark on a bold new adventure in never-before-seen parts of Thedas. As the new nug in Nugtown, it's your time to make friends, find love, and avoid getting eaten.
Explore vast fields and deep caves in a world where the promise of adventure lies around every corner, as does sudden, inexplicable death.
Dress up, head out, and stay in the shadows as you go looking for love in all the nug places.
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Dragon Age: Inquisition executive producer Mark Darrah confirmed on his personal Twitter account that the Black Emporium is expected to launch towards the beginning of May.
Providing further details on the Black Emporium update, Darrah also confirmed that the upcoming features will absolutely be offered to existing Dragon Age: Inquisition players as a free download.
Many Dragon Age: Inquisition fans initially thought that the Black Emporium was intended to be included as part of Patch 5. So when that update released without the Emporium, some users were upset by its absence. The confusion stemmed from the fact that BioWare first announced the Black Emporium alongside all Patch 5 content for the new PC beta program.
However, the developer later revealed that they never intended for the Black Emporium to be bundled with Patch 5 but the upcoming content did require features implemented with that update and was therefore tested alongside the patch.Read more >
A new trailer will arrive tomorrow for the recently announced: Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition. Following the achievements leak, there's no surprise that they were preparing to unveil information in this regards. This is likely to be the first single player story DLC for the game. The DLC will be released tomorrow, as confirmed by BioWare through Twitter.Read more >
The achievement listing for Inquisition on Xboxachievements.com has been updated with four new achievements, related to the upcoming unnamed DLC. These achievements contain spoilers, so view at your own risk.
http://www.xboxachievements.com/game/dragon-age-inquisition-xbox-one/achievements/Read more >
Mike Laidlaw has given a fascinating interview to Eurogamer magazine. WARNING: MILD INQUSITION SPOILERS
Laidlaw reflects on what went well (and not so well) with Inquisition, and gives some hints about DLC plans. As to content of DLC, he states: "The two big pulls are - 'I want more of this game' and 'I've reached the ending and I want to know more about the characters, or one specific character'," Laidlaw says. "I don't want to go into too much detail but I'm well aware of both of those camps and I'd like to see both of those groups satisfied before we're done."
As to timing for the DLC, Eurogamer states: "We won't spoil the post-credits scene here, but it sounds like BioWare is planning on telling at least a little more of that story sooner, rather than later."Read more >
According to an article on GameInformer, as well as several Tweets from his personal Twitter account, lead writer David Gaider has left the Dragon Age franchise to write for another Bioware IP, though which specifically is yet unknown. Writing for the Dragon Age franchise will be taken over by Patrick Weekes. Full details on his departure are available in this article.
UPDATE: Patrick Weekes will NOT take over characters previously written by David Gaider, as seen here. https://twitter.com/PatrickWeekes/status/573218932720459778Read more >
From GameInformer "BioWare has announced a closed beta program for Dragon Age: Inquisition's Patch 5 for the PC version of the game. The patch includes customization features, a new shop called the Black Emporium, and the much-needed party storage feature.
"The Black Emporium contains epic weapons, artifacts, new crafting schematics, and the Mirror of Transformation. This lets you change your voice and facial appearance, and other customization options are available via an item tinter that lets you change the color of your armor with crafting materials. The patch also contains accesability improvements such as additional mouse button bindings.
"The party storage feature will be in the Undercroft.
"The developer says that sign-up for the closed beta program will be offered via The Keep in the near future, but did not announce any other patches available to the community at large or other platforms."
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We have just received the answers to the questions presented to Alix Wilton Regan that we gathered from the Dragon Age community in early January 2015! Alix is one of the voice actors for The Inquisitor.
1. What made you want to do voice acting? How did you start out in voice acting? Erm – desperation? ; )
- In all honesty I never really planned my voice-acting career, but the opportunities I’ve been fortunate enough to be offered have been some of the most brilliant turns of fate in my life. I have played a huge range of characters in computer games to date (everything from warrior princesses, to raging queens, to malicious goblins, to a cactus) and the creative freedom is a huge joy. Voice acting is now one of my greatest pleasures and the skills I have acquired have greatly enhanced my other performances on stage and screen.
- It's also incredibly thrilling to be a part of an industry as it goes from strength to strength and becomes ever more inclusive of sexes, sexualities, races, cult…
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If you were worried whether or not BioWare will release any additional content to Dragon Age: Inquisition any time soon, worry no more, for Mark Darrah confirmed DLC is in the works via his twitter.
If the official website is to be any indication, Xbox One and PC will get the new downloadable content or contents before Xbox 360, PS 3, and PS4, as the website states that "Premiere Add-On Content Coming to Console First on Xbox One".
No more details are known at the moment, and thus it is not known whether it will be a story-based DLC, or maybe more of an item pack.Read more >
EA today released its financial results for Q3 of Fiscal Year 2015. EA does not give out specific numbers anymore but they did have this to say about the sales performance for Dragon Age: Inquisition:
"Dragon Age: Inquisition captivated fans and critics worldwide and it quickly became the most successful launch in BioWare™ history in addition to being named to more than 200 “Game of the Year” lists. The single player campaign alone has been enjoyed for more than 113 million hours."
It would seem that a Dragon Age 4 is almost a certainty at this point.
UPDATE: EA provided further comment in their conference call with shareholders. EA exceeded their estimates for this quarter and CFO Blake Jorgensen said:
"This extraordinary performance was led by FIFA 15, Madden NFL 15 and Dragon Age: Inquisition. In particular, Dragon Age: Inquisition had by far the most successful launch in BioWare’s …Read more >