Dragon Age: Inquisition will introduce an overhauled dialogue system, one that offers more depth than simple binary choices.
Speaking at PAX Australia, the company described the efforts being made to improve conversing in the game. The gulf between the dialogue options and what your character actually says, for example, is being addressed. Your choices will also play a bigger role in influencing the events of the game.
The BioWare forums transcribed most of what happened at the panel (via OXM). For example, stats and active companions in your party will influence your dialogue choices. BioWare also hopes to make this game offer more exploration and environmental diversity, with land types like desert, swamps, mountains ruins, and winterscapes.
Inquisition is due 2014.
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