New data means that Dragon Age 4 will solely be launching for PC, PS5, and Xbox Sequence X/S.
As shared by Twitter consumer Faizan Shaikh, expertise listed on the LinkedIn profile for Dragon Age 4’s Lead Participant Designer Daniel Nordlander appears to recommend that the sport will solely function as a console launch for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X|S, with older generations set to overlook out.
Dragon Age Is Subsequent Gen Solely & Deeper Character Lessons I hope Bioware do not miss this time…[email protected] @shinobi602 @Logmey92 @bogorad222 pic.twitter.com/zywS63Enyh
— Faizan Shaikh (@FaizShaikh7681) October 13, 2021
Whereas Nordlander is now not with Bioware – he left in 2020 to work because the Sport Director on Godfall for Counterplay Video games – GamesBeat’s Jeff Grubb additionally individually stories to have confirmed rumors that EA is planning a next-gen solely console launch for the sport. At current, nevertheless, it must be famous that the writer has not publicly commented on which consoles that Dragon Age 4 will launch for.
With little at present recognized about Dragon Age 4, and the sport but to obtain an official launch date, it may not come as a large shock to followers that the sport could solely be launching on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X/S (in addition to PC, after all). Though EA is but to maneuver different franchises completely over to next-gen consoles, Dragon Age 4 may very effectively nonetheless be a manner off, and the writer has already proven at current that it is prepared to begin distinguishing between console generations in different video games.
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EA’s launch of Madden 22, for instance, included Dynamic Gameday options that have been included for PS5 and Xbox Sequence X|S customers, however not these on last-gen consoles. Similarly, the studio’s upcoming launch of Battlefield 2042 will see notable variations between its next-gen and last-gen counterparts. Multiplayer battles within the recreation are confirmed to assist as much as 64 gamers on Xbox One and PS4, whereas the newest consoles enhance that quantity to 128 gamers.
EA confirmed off its first Dragon Age 4 teaser at The Sport Awards 2018, adopted by a behind-the-scenes look throughout Gamescom 2020. BioWare then debuted a more recent trailer for the sport at The Sport Awards final yr. Whereas many followers hoped that the sport would make an additional look at this yr’s EA Play, it wasn’t to be the case. For extra on the Dragon Age sequence, be sure to take a look at this text discussing how the sport owes its title (and dragons) to a random title generator.
Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You possibly can observe him on Twitter.