Tevinter has formally been confirmed as the situation of the subsequent Thedas journey with Dragon Age 4. Whereas wildly assumed based mostly on the ending of Dragon Age: Inquisition and its Trespasser DLC alongside comics resembling Mage Killer, Blue Wraith, and Knight Errant with the anthology Tevinter Nights, that is the primary time the studio has really confirmed the situation as our subsequent cease (in a roundabout approach).
Within the newly launched BioWare: Tales and Secrets and techniques from 25 Years of Sport Improvement guide, it is confirmed that Dragon Age 4 (which is a placeholder identify at the moment) shall be taking gamers into the land of blood magic and empirical grandstanding. That is additionally the place that gifted us with the fantastic Dorian Pavus and Cremisius Aclassi from Inquisition and Fenris from Dragon Age II.
Within the guide, there are a number of ages that showcase Antiva Metropolis and the varied Crow assassins which have been referenced all through the trilogy (and first launched with the Origins companion, Zevran). Additionally included within the guide is the Mourn Watch, a bunch that guards “Thedas from Occult threats” alongside varied pages reflecting Nevarra and The Lords of Fortune simply north of Tevinter in Rivain. From Deep Roads treasure hunters to loss of life magic and fringe organizations, Dragon Age 4 is shaping as much as be a title that expands past the mage and templar battle, as a substitute diving deeper into how Thedas discovered itself in its present state to start with.
Current idea artwork additionally showed off a closer look at what we will anticipate from the upcoming Dragon Age recreation. The Sport Awards additionally had a nifty new trailer to enjoy, full of much more art work and our first have a look at Tevinter’s high-society landscapes and a glimpse at these pesky Antivan Crows. With Nevarra, Antiva, and Tevinter all on the horizon, Dragon Age 4 shall be taking followers to the corners of Thedas beforehand unexplored but closely talked about. We would even see the hidden depths of Nevarra with a attainable Mortalitassi companion, one thing we explored in-depth with our previous coverage here.
As for the guide that this affirmation comes from, the deep dive into the historical past of BioWare is on the market now via the official BioWare Retailer. I bought mine lately and whereas midway via, I really feel as if I’ve barely touched the floor of the studio’s evolution and the hidden historical past behind a few of our favourite video games. You will get misplaced within the historical past your self with the hardcover guide proper here for $50.
[Source: BioWare via Eurogamer]