BioWare today announced Dragon Age Legends, a new Play4Free Facebook game that expands on the critically acclaimed RPG franchise Dragon Age. The new game is inspired by the award-winning BioWare franchise but custom-designed for the casual and social play style for Facebook users of all ages. Dragon Age Legends blends accessible and engaging tactical combat with compelling co-operative gameplay perfectly suited for social networks, making for a unique offering on the platform. Launching in February 2011, Dragon Age Legends will also give gamers the chance to earn exclusive unlocks* for Dragon Age II, one of the most highly anticipated video games of 2011.
â€œWe are privileged to be working with BioWare to bring the Dragon Age universe to the hundreds of millions of gamers on Facebook,â€ said Mark Spenner, General Manager of EA 2D. â€œOur goal is to change the perception of social network games and attract new players to the Facebook platform by raising the quality bar. Dragon Age Legends will deliver a deep, sophisticated experience, and we will continue to delight gamers by adding new features and content far into the future.â€
Dragon Age Legends will give players their first taste of the Free Marches, the primary setting of Dragon Age II. Alongside their Facebook friends, players will take on challenging quests within an engaging storyline, earning loot, sharing rewards and growing their kingdom. The game will include a gratifying character customization and upgrade system that will allow players to tackle demons and darkspawn to become a legendary hero within the Dragon Age universe.
Dragon Age II, the sequel to Dragon Age: Origins, 2009â€™s RPG of the Year as named by SpikeTV, Game Informer and IGN, will be available on March 8, 2011 for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system, the PlayStation 3 computer and entertainment system and the PC. For more information on Dragon Age: Legends, and to sign up for information about the upcoming beta please visit www.dragonagelegends.com, and for the Dragon Age community, please visit http://dragonage.bioware.com/info/legends