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Dragon Age 4 Only Planned for Current-Gen Consoles & PC

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S are rapidly approaching their first year on the market, however the pair don’t have many true current-gen exclusives as most titles additionally come to the PS4 and Xbox One as nicely. However, future video games are beginning to change that and it seems to be like Dragon Age 4 goes to be a type of experiences that may solely be on current-gen {hardware}.

This report comes from GamesBeat and easily claims that Dragon Age 4 will solely be releasing on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. The story initially got here from Twitter user FaizShaikh7681 as they discovered a job posting displaying the variations of the sport. GamesBeat, recognized for its largely correct insider info (particularly with Electronic Arts video games), independently corroborated the declare with its personal sources. Neither Electronic Arts nor BioWare has commented both means.

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And whereas it lacks an official assertion, this transfer does make sense. EA, like many different publishers, has cross-generation releases to start with of a era earlier than it begins to focus solely on new {hardware} because the years go by. Dragon Age: Inquisition it launched only one year after the PS4 and Xbox One launched and likewise got here out on the PS3 and Xbox 360. Mass Effect Andromeda, BioWare’s subsequent recreation that got here out in 2017, was then solely on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

EA has additionally already confirmed that certainly one of its future video games will solely be on the PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC: the Dead Space remake. That recreation, which doesn’t at present have a launch window, is barely going to launch on these newer platforms. However, Grid Legends, a recreation slated for 2022, is coming to each generations. Given how sports activities video games are additionally unlikely to ditch the PS4 and Xbox One anytime quickly, it appears as if this shall be a case-by-case determination.

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Dragon Age 4 is extensively seen as an enormous project for BioWare because the studio has had a tumultuous handful of years following two panned titles and a bunch of studio departures. Dragon Age 4 has needed to face up to this weight, too, because it was internally canceled because it lacked a stay service element, however then was revived and introduced twice at The Game Awards: as soon as in 2018 after which once more in 2020. BioWare has nonetheless but to indicate a lot of the particular recreation itself, however some have been extra optimistic, given the constructive reception to Mass Effect: Legendary Edition and the Bloomberg report that said the sport now not had multiplayer parts.

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