After 23 years of dedicated service at BioWare, Matt Goldman, senior creative director of Dragon Age 4, which could be released in 2023, is leaving the project. It was studio manager Gary McKay who broke the news in an internal email: “ Hello everyone, I hope you are well. I am writing to you to notify you of the departure of Matt Goldman. We mutually agreed to go our separate ways, today is her last day “. The man adds: ” We understand that his departure has an impact on you and the development of the game. Let us be assured that our commitment to delivering a quality Dragon Age 4 has not wavered. We will not deliver an experience that does not meet our expectations ».
We, as the executive team of Electronic Arts, have absolute confidence in the direction of the studio and the people working on this game to advance our vision ”
We do not know the reasons for the departure of Matt Goldman but the press release states: ” We, as the executive team of Electronic Arts, have absolute confidence in the direction of the studio and the people working on this game. to advance our vision “. let’s remember that Dragon Age 4 would be an exclusively next-gen game, skipping the PS4 and Xbox One. An Electronic Arts representative told Kotaku that Matt Goldman “ leaves the next Dragon Age in excellent hands with a team, here at the studio, continuing its vision of the game ».
The man had joined BioWare in 1998 and participated in big hits like Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights or Dragon Age. His replacement has not been announced.