BioWare Announces Dragon Age 3: Inquisition
The Return of Dragon Age will be Bigger, Deeper and Powered by
EDMONTON, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
BioWare, a Label of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA), today announced Dragon
Age™ 3: Inquisition, the next chapter in the award-winning
role-playing game (RPG) franchise, is in development at BioWare Edmonton
and BioWare Montreal. Coming in late 2013, Dragon Age 3: Inquisition
combines the storytelling legacy BioWare is known for, with deep RPG
gameplay, all on a brand new RPG game engine underpinned by EA's
critically-acclaimed Frostbite™ 2 technology.
"The Dragon Age team has been working on Dragon Age 3:
Inquisition for almost two years now," said Aaryn Flynn, General
Manager of BioWare Edmonton and BioWare Montreal. "We've been poring
over player feedback from past games and connecting directly with our
fans. They haven't held back, so we're not either. With Dragon Age 3:
Inquisition, we want to give fans what they're asking for — a great
story with choices that matter, a massive world to explore, deep
customization and combat that is both tactical and visceral."
Added Flynn, "At the same time, we know we need new technology to truly
make this vision become fully realized. And we've been working with DICE
to make Frostbite 2 the foundation for the engine that is going to power Dragon
The Dragon Age franchise has received over 80 awards from critics
around the world, and has sold over 8 million copies to date*. Created
by BioWare, the property has spawned many novels, an animated film,
comic books, collectibles and more since Dragon Age: Origins
launched in 2009.
For more information about Dragon Age 3: Inquisition, including
updates from the development team and a letter to the fans from
Executive Producer Mark Darrah, please visit the game's official web
site at http://dragonage.com.
Dragon Age fans can also receive updates on Twitter® at http://twitter.com/dragonage,
or on Facebook at http://facebook.com/dragonage.
*According to internal EA data.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services
for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones,
tablets and social networks. EA has more than 220 million registered
players and operates in 75 countries.
In fiscal 2012, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.1 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a
portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such
as The Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield™ and
Mass Effect™. More information about EA is available at http://info.ea.com.
BioWare and Dragon Age are trademarks of EA International (Studio and
Publishing) Ltd. EA SPORTS, The Sims and Need for Speed are trademarks
of Electronic Arts Inc. Frostbite and Battlefield are trademarks of EA
Digital Illusions CE AB. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of
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are the property of their respective owners.
Andrew Wong, 650-628-2781
Director of PR
Source: Electronic Arts Inc.
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