Following a listing of Dragon Age: Inquisition Art Book – The Art of Dragon Age: Inquisition – on Amazon, creative director of the game, Mike Laidlaw has confirmed that the art book is indeed legit.
While responding to a fan on Twitter, Laidlaw affirmed that the art book is real, although he didn’t think the pre-orders were already up.
@lpmc94 Yep, legit! Didn't know it was going up for preorder yet. Thanks!
— Mike Laidlaw (@Mike_Laidlaw) May 4, 2014
Priced at $39.99, the Art of Dragon Age: Inquisition will release alongside the complete game on October 7, 2014. Amazon has described the game as the most ambitious game ever created by BioWare.
The next generation of fantasy is here! Go behind the scenes of Dragon Age: Inquisition, the most ambitious game ever created by legendary developer BioWare!
The Art of Dragon Age: Inquisition is said to include hundreds of never-released artworks along with captions from developers speaking about how they created each environment, character, and monster.
Featuring hundreds of never-before-seen artworks and captions from the developers themselves, this volume offers revealing insight into the inspiration and creation of every facet of Dragon Age: Inquisition, from the heroes, to the wondrous weapons they wield, the powerful beasts that they battle, and the extraordinary world that they inhabit.
Courtesy of GamePlanet, we have our hands on some of the artworks from the book itself which provides a glimpse of what we can expect from the book.
Check out the artworks below and let us know what you think about them:
In related news, Mike Laidlaw has also stated that Dragon Age: Inquisition will not see a Director’s Cut version of the game since this type of content never reaches the refined stage.
@Mike_Laidlaw thanks for the reply and keep up the good work DA team take my money!
— Jason S. Vaughan (@jay_singer) May 5, 2014
Although there is no Director’s Cut version, players can expect to see some quality DLCs which will keep them busy until The Witcher 3 arrives in February.
Dragon Age: Inquisition is slated to launch on Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC on October 7, 2014.