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NOTE: Some plot fixes are retroactive, but not all. Players with plot-breaking bugs may need to revert to an earlier save, particularly a save prior to visiting the affected area during the current year in the game.
The effects of various follower talents and item properties are now being properly removed and re-applied when loading and saving.
Anders's default set of tactics will now activate Haste when appropriate.
Aveline's final armor upgrade is now available during "Favor and Fault."
Aveline's Retaliation talent no longer imposes a delay when activated.
The warrior's Rally talent now functions as described.
The rogue's Lacerate talent now functions as described.
Party members who are resurrected during a fight now rejoin combat properly.
Hawke no longer gains random spells or talents after using the Maker's Sigh potion, then saving and reloading.
Potions, poisons, grenades, and runes can now still be ordered from the Hawke estate after the main campaign is complete.
Various minor gameplay issues no longer occur.
QUESTS (SPOILER WARNING)
"Who Needs Rescuing" can now be completed.
"Duty" will now appear on the Chanter's Board even if the player accepted all of the board's quests before installing the Exiled Prince premium content.
The journal for "Duty" will now update if the player left the Docks (Night) area immediately after killing the Flint Company mercenaries.
In "Finders Keepers," the door to Woodrow's Warehouse will now open if the player steals the location to the warehouse from the harbormaster's office.
In "Finders Keepers," if the player leaves Woodrow's Warehouse before finding the crate, it is now possible to return to the warehouse to complete the quest.
In "Herbalist's Tasks," the varterral's heart is now available even if the player killed the varterral before receiving the quest.
Merrill no longer refers to the aftermath of "A New Path" before the plot has been completed.
Varric is no longer confused about which character Hawke has been romancing.
Various minor story-scripting issues no longer occur.
Varric's Embellishment talent no longer incorrectly refers to movement speed.
It is now easier to select party members by clicking on their portraits when the level-up arrow is displayed.
The game now functions correctly if the Windows desktop is set to 150% size.
The video options menu now allows a wider full-screen gamma range.
Various issues specific to DirectX 11 no longer occur.
Various technical changes should improve performance and limit crashes.
Dragon Age 2 thrusts players into the role of Hawke, a penniless refugee who rises to power to become the single most important character in the world of Dragon Age. Known to be a survivor of the Blight and the Champion of Kirkwall, the legend around Hawke’s rise to power is shrouded in myth and rumor. Featuring an all-new story spanning 10 years, players will help tell that tale by making tough moral choices, gathering the deadliest of allies, amassing fame and fortune, and sealing their place in history. The way you play will write the story of how the world is changed forever. Key Features:
- Embark upon an all-new adventure that takes place across an entire decade and shapes itself around every decision you make.
- Determine your rise to power from a destitute refugee to the revered champion of the land.
- Think like a general and fight like a Spartan with dynamic new combat mechanics that put you right in the heart of battle whether you are a mage, rogue, or warrior.
- Go deeper into the world of Dragon Age with an entirely new cinematic experience that grabs hold of you from the beginning and never lets go.
- Discover a whole realm rendered in stunning detail with updated graphics and a new visual style.
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