The Dread Wolf approaches.
In celebration of Dragon Age Day 2022, BioWare has released an in-game cinematic from Dragon Age: Dreadwolf that sets the stage for the adventures to come.
The cinematic is all about Solas, a playable character in Dragon Age: Inquisition who is clearly one of the main driving forces in the upcoming RPG.
Elven god of lies or heroic rebel against tyranny? Depends who you ask.
Happy #DragonAgeDay! We're kicking today off with an in-game cinematic from #Dreadwolf! pic.twitter.com/tQeXpZeUFl
— Dragon Age (@dragonage) December 4, 2022
Varric, another playable character who first appeared in Dragon Age 2, narrates the video and tells the story of Solas, who was once known as Fen'Harel, the Dread Wolf.
“I knew him as Solas, a thoughtful mage obsessed with dreams, but long ago, he had a different name – Fen'Harel, the Dread Wolf,” Varric narrates. “Ancient Elven God of Lies or heroic rebel against tyranny, depending on which story you believe. In his final fight with the Elven Gods, Solas imprisoned them and created a veil that split our world from the raw magic of the fade. But now, he wants to tear down that veil and destroy the world, and we're the only ones who can stop him.”
While we still have no release date for Dragon Age: Dreadwolf, BioWare did confirm the much-anticipated RPG recently completed its Alpha milestone, meaning the game is now playable from start to finish. That being said, there is still a lot of work and polish to go.
BioWare had a few other surprises in store for Dragon Age Day 2022, including new character posters from Dragon Age: Absolution, the new series set to hit Netflix on December 9, 2022. You can check them out in the slideshow below and a trailer for the show and more details here.
BioWare is also raising money for the Trans Empowerment Project, a “a non-profit organization with a focus on supporting the most marginalized people in the queer community, such as disabled and trans people of color.” BioWare is collecting donations through Tiltify for the non-profit and you can help by clicking here.
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