BioWare Brings Award-Winning Dragon Age Franchise to Google+
Play4Free Hit Dragon Age Legends Available Now as a Launch Title on Google’s New Social Project
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc.(NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced that Dragon Age™ Legends, EA’s popular dark fantasy Play4Free® RPG is now available on Google+™. Developed by BioWare San Francisco (formerly EA 2D) Dragon Age Legends is available today and is the only game of its kind on Google’s new real-life social project. Dragon Age Legends extends the award-winning Dragon Age franchise and reinvents it for social play on Google+. The game blends accessible and engaging tactical combat, progression and exploration in the Dragon Age universe, and is perfect for co-operative and competitive gameplay across players’ Google+ Circles and Hangouts.
“We’re very excited to be among the first games launching on Google’s new social project. It’s an honor to join Google in celebrating the birth of their gaming platform on Google+ by expanding Dragon Age Legends to an even wider audience,” said Dr. Ray Muzyka, Co-founder of BioWare, and General Manager of the BioWare Label at EA. “Dragon Age Legends raises the quality bar for social network games. By bringing the franchise to Google+, we’re able to connect and entertain millions of existing and new fans within the rich, immersive Dragon Age universe!”
Dragon Age Legends for Google+ will put players back into the Free Marches, the primary setting of Dragon Age II. Alongside their Google+ friends, players will take on challenging quests within an engaging storyline, earning loot, sharing rewards and growing their kingdom. The game includes a gratifying character customization and upgrade system that allows players to defeat demons and Darkspawn to become a legendary hero within the Dragon Age universe, as well as exciting player versus player combat in the Guild arenas, enabling players to prove their mettle against their friends’ armies.
Dragon Age II launched on March 8, 2011 for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 computer and entertainment system and the PC. The game’s first major downloadable content pack, Dragon Age Legacy, was released on all platforms on July 26. For more information on Dragon Age Legends, and to play the game please visit www.dragonagelegends.com or www.plus.google.com. To join the Dragon Age community, please visit http://social.bioware.com.