Dragon Age: Inquisition begins 'The Descent' DLC today

The next Dragon Age: Inquisition expansion has been released today for all platforms, taking players into the depths of 'The Descent.'


There's a whole new expansion releasing for Dragon Age: Inquisition today. EA and BioWare are sending players down into 'The Descent,' the latest add-on for their acclaimed RPG that will introduce a new dungeon among other new content.

The Descent takes players into the depths of the Deep Roads, a sea of passages that lie underneath Thedas. The Deep Roads are full of dangers, particularly the numerous and overwhelming Darkspawn. Players will be seeking answers to what within the Deep Roads is causing earthquakes that are rocking the surface, but they'll likely be confronted by the many Darkspawn that inhabit the darkness.

The Descent will become available for play as soon as players reach Skyhold, so there's no need to complete the game before tackling this content. It's also available right now across all platforms, so there is no timed exclusivity to worry about here.

Dragon Age: Inquisition's The Descent DLC is available now, so check out the video below to learn more. All players (DLC owners or not) will also be upgraded to Patch 9, so check out those patch notes on the BioWare website.

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    August 11, 2015 2:40 PM

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      August 11, 2015 3:21 PM

      Has anyone tried the multiplayer in this game? Any good?

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        August 11, 2015 3:23 PM

        I was not a fan, but then again I wasn't a huge fan of the singleplayer either.

        MP is basically a long group dungeon crawl, where you find materials to make better gear and occasionally unlock new classes.

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        August 11, 2015 3:44 PM


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        August 11, 2015 4:53 PM

        If it's anything like the simgleplayer game it sucks ass.

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        August 12, 2015 5:22 AM

        I really enjoyed Mass Effect's multiplayer. This one is similar but not as good IMO. Still fun for a couple rounds with a buddy.

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        August 12, 2015 6:08 AM

        It's decent. I don't like that you can't create your own character for it, you have to use one of their premade characters, but you can still choose the equipment and skill progression/loadout for their respective classes.

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        August 12, 2015 6:43 AM

        Hot garbage.

        It's laggy, the core mechanics aren't fun, the levels are just random repeating corridors and the loot chests are tuned for dumping cash into the game.

        It's the opposite of the excellent Mass Effect 3 multiplayer and further proof that the ME team's quality hovers miles above the DA muck.

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        August 12, 2015 8:13 AM

        It's pretty decent with the DLCs once you've acquired some characters and gear (I'm not a fan of all of them, but there're plenty of options.) I don't find myself continuously going back to it, but I pick it up again once in a while.

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      August 12, 2015 6:17 AM

      I really liked Inquisition, but man, after Witcher 3 it just feels so juvenile and limited. I don't want to play it again.

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        August 12, 2015 6:27 AM

        I enjoyed my time with it, but I didn't beat it or even come close. They need to streamline the fuck out of it. Don't make a game last 60+ hours for the sake of making it long. Witcher 3's quests are all awesome stuff that you want to experience whereas DA's side quests all feel like filler garbage that burn you out before you finish.

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          August 12, 2015 6:31 AM

          Yeah, I played through the game to see if it was just a fluke and if it got better, but no, it just dragged on. Was definitely not worth the time, collecting all that garbage on the side. The non-important quest stuff is really goddamn horrible if you compare it to Witcher, but that's not really fair because Witcher 3 is a masterpiece and easily in my top 10 games of all times.

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            August 12, 2015 6:52 AM

            Based on the writing especially for the Baron quest line definitely gotta go with it being one of the best RPGs ever done.

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