• Report: Dragon Age 4 Won't Have Multiplayer, Now Single Player Only Thanks to Anthem Failure

    1 month ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Dragon Age 4 will reportedly no longer have any multiplayer components, so the game will now be a single-player RPG. According to reports from Bloomberg, all multiplayer was removed from the game after Anthem flopped and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was more successful than anticipated.
    The game had previously been designed with a “heavy multiplayer component”. As live-service games had been incredibly successful for EA , helping the publisher to grow exponentially since 2012, they had pushed for all games to include some form of component that could be monetised and keep players engaged...
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  • Next Dragon Age is Now Single-Play Only, According to Bloomberg

    Next Dragon Age is Now Single-Play Only, According to Bloomberg

    1 month ago - By VG Chartz

    Publisher Electronic Arts has allowed BioWare to remove all multiplayer components from the next game in the Dragon Age series, according to sources who spoke with Bloomberg .
    The game previously had a multiplayer focus, but in recent months it has been changed into a single-player only game.
    One reason for the change was the success of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order , which is a single-player game. Another reason was the failure of BioWare's Anthem , which is a multiplayer game.
    The next Dragon Age began development in 2015, however, it was rebooted in 2017 to be more multiplayer-focused to...
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  • Dragon Age Developer Rumoured to Remove Multiplayer Components

    1 month ago - By CG Magazine

    The newest instalment of Dragon Age was rumoured to have online gameplay, but new reports say that the multiplayer element has been scrapped altogether. This is a surprising move for EA as it's been their way to try to monetize their games as a way to offset the costs of production. An unnamed source said they had originally designed the game with a heavy multiplayer focus, but have since changed directions after EA had another multiplayer title fail.
    This was to be the fourth instalment of the Dragon Age series, first launching Dragon Age: Origins in 2009, followed by Dragon Age II in...
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  • Dragon Age 4 Reportedly Being Reworked Into A More Single-Player Focused Experience

    Dragon Age 4 Reportedly Being Reworked Into A More Single-Player Focused Experience

    1 month ago - By Game Informer

    Bioware recently cancelled its planned reboot of Anthem, stating that no further updates were coming to the beleaguered multiplayer title. Though not surprising for that game, the news had a ripple effect by making Dragon Age fans fear that the upcoming fourth game in that series would follow the fate since it was reportedly adopting a similar live-service model. According to a new report by Bloomberg , though, Dragon Age 4's development has seen a major pivot, ditching its multiplayer-centric designs for a more single-player focused experience.
    Bloomberg reports that it spoke to several...
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  • Bioware scraps Dragon Age 4's multiplayer component - report

    1 month ago - By VG 247

    Dragon Age 4 will not feature a multiplayer component, according to a new report. A Bloomberg report states after the sucess of the single-player title Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and the less-than-stellar performance of multiplayer title Anthem, multiplayer has been scrapped from the next Dragon Age game. According to those familiar with the matter, Dragon Age 4 originally had a heavy multiplayer focus but in recent months had the component removed. The aforementioned games, apparently, convinced EA that single-player games are still viable in the marketplace. The next Dragon Age has...
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  • Dragon Age 4 is Now a Single-Player RPG - Rumor

    Dragon Age 4 is Now a Single-Player RPG - Rumor

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Following its cancellation of Anthem Next , Bloomberg's Jason Schreier has reported that Dragon Age 4 is a single-player focused RPG. Speaking to sources “familiar with the matter,” Schreier reports the title was originally meant to have multiplayer. It was not only the failure of Anthem but also the success of Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order that apparently prompted this change.
    Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order is known for s elling more than 10 million units within four months of its launch, surpassing sales expectations. With BioWare being more of a single-player title focused company, it was...
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  • Bloomberg: Next Dragon Age now a single-player-only game

    1 month ago - By Gematsu

    Electronic Arts has allowed developers at BioWare to remove all planned multiplayer components from the next entry in the Dragon Age series, according to a Bloomberg report. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the report states that the game was previously designed with a heavy multiplayer component, but has transformed into a single-player-only game in...
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