BioWare has said that Dragon Age fans can look forward to a mishmash of elements from Origins and its sequel for the inevitable third entry in the celebrated RPG franchise.
Speaking to CVG, studio co-founder Dr. Ray Muzyka teased that the Dragon Age team has formulated a solid plan of action regarding future endeavours in the franchise – though quickly pointed out Dragon Age III hasn’t been officially announced as of yet.
"I think the team has actually got a great plan," said Muzyka, adding: "we've not announced Dragon Age 3 formally or anything."
"I think the team are going to have some things that will surprise and delight both set of fans - our core fans and our new fans - with a marriage, best of breed from both games, Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II. We'll look forward to talking more about that."
Elsewhere, the BioWare boss moved assure fans that the team has listened to criticism from hardcore gamers regarding Dragon Age II. Concurrently however, he also noted they have to likewise embrace feedback from those who enjoyed what the sequel had to offer.
"One of our core values at BioWare is humility and that means we take feedback really seriously," he said.
"We know that the core fans who were expecting more Dragon Age: Origins [from the sequel] - we have to listen to them. We have to respond to that.”
"We're not going to ignore it. We're going to take that head-on. But we also have an obligation to our new fans, the ones who we surprised and delighted with some new approaches, accessibility and intense action combat.”
"What we need to do as a developer is take the feedback from both sets of fans to heart and see about marrying that in the future games in the Dragon Age franchise."