Morning all. In case you missed it, Dragon Age: Inquisition went large on the site over the weekend, following unveiling of new footage and screens at PAX Prime 2013 in Seattle, Washington. Speaking to OXM at a preview event in London last week, producer Cameron Lee shed a bit of light on elderly rumours that the new RPG features a multiplayer mode. The short answer is: there is no answer, not yet.
BioWare obviously broke the mould for multiplayer in RPGs with Mass Effect 3, whose Galaxy at War component integrates with single player, and has attracted a sizeable following. "The Mass Effect multiplayer stuff was really good, so we've certainly looked at options like that," Lee told me. "But we haven't decided on anything in terms of multiplayer at this point.
"Shooters are really easy to make," he added, when I suggested that it would be harder to justify a Dragon Age multiplayer. "Well, not exactly 'easy' to make as a multiplayer game - but certainly there's a known quantity to what you want to try and create."
Check out my preview for more Dragon Age: Inquisition gameplay details. What are your thoughts on multiplayer in a game of this ilk? I think meshing the pause-time tactics stuff with online play would be a tricky business.