Dragon Age: Inquisition Announces Patch 5 Beta Program

By   /   Feb 13, 2015

BioWare is going to open up their upcoming Patch 5 to a select few on PC, so that the update can be better and quickly finalized in terms of issues and balances in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Posting on the official BioWare Blog, the studio stated that the certification process can often take weeks before a fix can be released on different platforms. Following in its efforts to involve the community more and to achieve better patch schedules, the newly announced ‘test realm’ will offer “better communication between our players and developers.”

A closed signup process will select a few lucky individuals, who will then be given access to try out the new patch. Different testers mean different environments, and so it will be a more efficient way of detecting bugs, glitches or other patch related issues.

According to BioWare the new patch will be the biggest it has released to date and address a number of key concerns for players. Participants in this beta program will be given access to the Black Emporium, a mysterious underground shop run by an immortal proprietor. It contains four high-level stores that sell epic weapons, powerful accessories, new crafting materials and schematics, and other hard-to-find items.

The ability to bind additional mouse buttons has also been added, as well as an auto-attack key for single player. The graphics options menu is receiving a shader quality setting, and Skyhold is getting party storage. Players can also use a new item called Tinter to craft materials to change the color of armor.

There are a number of other changes and improvements, all of which will be provided to the beta community. The beta program will most probably be used for future patches as well, but so far will remain on the PC platform.

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