A new web-based app will allow players to set the state of Dragon Age: Inquisition’s world before they enter it.
Dragon Age Keep gives players the option to customise Inquisition’s world by simulating decisions made in Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II, and then importing them into Inquisition as a save file.
“In Dragon Age, choices matter. It has always been important for us that our fans have complete control and freedom in shaping their Dragon Age world,” said the series’ executive producer Mark Darrah.
“The decisions you make, the foes you vanquish, the relationships you forge. It’s all important and needs to be honored.
“How did you modify your Warden and Hawke? Who were your companions? Who did you choose to romance? Who rose to power, and who fell in defeat? What legacy did you leave?” he added.
“Within the Keep, you’ll be able to customise a Dragon Age historical world state to your exact specifications.”
The service will allow those new to the franchise to better understand the people, places, and events that shaped the world leading up to Inquisition, while providing veterans with a means to explore “What if?” scenarios, said Darrah.
It will also provide a work-around for those with corrupted save files.
“Some current save imports are buggy, which is our fault, and something we’re committed to fixing. Permanently.
“The Keep allows us to do just that. Users of the Keep won’t have to suffer with these types of logic inconsistencies any longer.
“Under the hood, the Keep has a logic validator which ensures you’ll always have a valid world state free from errors and conflicts.”
BioWare is also working on ways to import actual save game files into Inquisition.