Lead Producer of upcoming Dragon Age game, Fernando Melo has announced his departure from Bioware.
Lead Producer of Dragon Age 4 Leaves Bioware
The Lead Producer of upcoming Bioware title Dragon Age 4, has announced he has left the developer after 12 years. In a tweet on his Twitter, he shared the announcement along with his parting email. He explains in the email he has “been wanting to take some time to disconnect and figure out what I’d like to focus on as a next chapter”. He also shares the reason for leaving at this point, explaining it was the “least disruptive timing”.
He also shares in his email the next instalment of Dragon Age (code name Morrison) is “well underway to becoming the definitive Dragon Age experience.” He expresses that the project has been left in capable hands, with a team with “some of the best devs in the world”.
Under his 12 years at Bioware, Melo produced Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2, then went on to become the director of online development. This lead him to work on the online side of Mass Effect: Andromeda and finally he made lead producer for DA4.
You can check out the posts from Melo below:
(3/4) Here’s my parting email to the studio since it also goes out to all of those I’ve had to pleasure to work with before, and helped to make it a fun and unforgettable ride, but couldn’t get that email. pic.twitter.com/E1c4q2UafF
— Fernando Melo (@DiscoBabaloo) August 17, 2019
This is the second lead producer to depart from Bioware, with Ben Irving who was lead producer for Anthem leaving earlier this year.
Dragon Age 4 which has not received its official title yet, was announced last year at the The Game Awards 2018. A teaser trailer was shown confirming the title was in the works. So far no release window has been announced for the game.
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