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Dragon Age II "Exalted March" Expansion Cancelled

BioWare's Mark Darrah tweets word that a Dragon Age II expansion called Exalted March was cancelled as part of the just announced transition the developers of the RPG sequel are making to the "next phase" of the series (thanks GameSpot). Word is:

We did have plans for an expansion pack to DA2 but, other DA opportunities came up. There were even shirts! It was called Exalted March.

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35. Re: Dragon Age II Mar 20, 2012, 13:31 wonkawonka
 
shinchan0s wrote on Mar 20, 2012, 12:54:
DA2 was a very lazily made game.

Pretty much. To sum up:
For pause/turn players, the waves alone killed it.
For action players, the PC attributes just aren't fit for it unless you thoroughly plan your character. Combine this with bad AI unless fully tweaked (which action player will program 12 possibly branching filters for each henchman?), sprinkle horrible leveling at higher difficulty, and you killed its action potential.

And that would have instantly be caught in testing. They just didn't care and didn't even bother thinking about these issues when they introduced "more action".
 
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