While we continue to wait for news on Dragon Age 4 , a former developer of BioWare has had the opportunity to reflect on the latest episode of the series to have seen the light, Inquisition , and on the frequent comparisons with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Over the course of the last generation of consoles, Dragon Age: Inquisition has often been compared to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , also due to their age. The first saw the light at the end of 2014, also earning the Game of the Year award at that year’s Game Awards, while the second landed on PC and consoles in May 2015. Despite both titles we received very high ratings by critics, most of the discussions and polls among gamers have seen CD Projekt RED’s RPG excel , still remembered today as one of the best titles of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One era. Fame that will be further nurtured this year, with the.
Is The Witcher 3 Really Better Than Dragon Age Inquisition? The answer is yes, according to former BioWare General Manager Aaryn Flynn, and the reason is very simple. In a chat with USA Today, the former Canadian studio developer (who began working on the likes of Baldur’s Gate 2 and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic) noted that Dragon Age Inquisition’s ambitions were held back by the its cross-generational nature : “But I’d say the biggest compromise came from the fact that we had to ship Inquisition on the Xbox 360 and PS3 at the same time as we did on the PS4 and Xbox One,” recalled Flynn. “That crushed so much ambition because we didn’t have the team size or the time to differentiate those things, truly. So you had to kind of develop the lowest common denominator. And as that came in, that certainly beat out some expectations and ambitions we had for certain fun features in gameplay. In contrast, CD Projekt didn’t do that with The Witcher 3, a few months later, and I think their game was better for it.”
Do you agree with Flynn’s opinion? It must be said that, several years later, CD Projekt RED found itself in the same situation as BioWare by releasing Cyberpunk 2077 on two different generations of consoles … but that’s another story!