Senior Dragon Age Dev Leaves BioWare After Cumulative 20 Years

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Matthew Goldman, the Senior Creative Director of Dragon Age, has left BioWare for a second time after racking up greater than 20 years on the firm over two tenures.

Goldman’s departure was first outed by Kotaku, who received maintain of an inner e mail despatched yesterday by studio GM Gary McKay. An Electronic Arts consultant additionally confirmed the information individually.

The e mail from McKay reads:

Hi everybody,

I hope you might be properly. I’m writing to tell you all that Matt Goldman is leaving BioWare. We have mutually agreed to half methods, and his final day is right this moment.

We perceive that Matt’s departure has an impression on you, in addition to the game’s improvement. Rest assured our dedication to a high-quality Dragon Age game has not waivered, and we is not going to ship a game that isn’t as much as BioWare’s requirements.

We, together with EA’s government group, have absolute confidence within the management right here on the studio and the folks engaged on this game to hold ahead our imaginative and prescient.

Goldman first joined BioWare in 1998 after incomes a level in visible communications. He spent seven years on the firm earlier than becoming a member of Microsoft, the place he spent three years. Goldman returned to BioWare in early 2009, and has since held a number of roles whereas engaged on the Dragon Age franchise.

“Matt Goldman is no longer working at BioWare,” EA advised Kotaku. “He leaves the next Dragon Age game in excellent hands, with the team here at the studio who will carry forward our vision for the game.”

Dragon Age 4 is reportedly solely in improvement for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.

[Source: Kotaku]