Dragon Age sequel within a year

No sense waiting

It won't be a long wait for the next instalment of BioWare's budding fantasy role-playing series, as EA has announced plans to release the next Dragon Age game at the beginning of 2011.

Tucked deep in the company's third quarter 2010 fiscal year financial report is confirmation that the next Dragon Age game is slated for release in the first three months of 2011.

There aren't any more details than that vague release window, but that's pretty exciting in its own right given that we didn't know how aggressive EA and developer BioWare were planning to be with the new franchise.

The sequel will come after a standalone expansion pack coming this March, along with scores of downloadable content. Also of note is EA pledging to release handheld versions of the sequel; no specific platforms were announced, though PSP is assumed, as well as a potentially iPhone and iPod touch.

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