New Dragon Age: Origins DLC Gets a Release Date

Sort of, anyway.  You’re in luck if you play on the PC or the Xbox 360, because the first DLC for Dragon Age: Origins since release – “Return to Ostagar” – will be available for download on January 5, 2010.  If you own the game on the PS3, you’ll unfortunately have to wait a bit longer, until “late January”, if all goes well.

Needless to say, this piece of DLC will allow you to return to the fortified town of Ostagar (or what’s left of it) for the first time since that fateful day early in your adventure to save Ferelden from the Darkspawn.  There will be new treasures to find – including armor and weapons of kingly build, as well as new dangers to tackle and, of course, new dialog and story elements that go along with it.

If you’ve already completed the game, you can load your post-game save and visit Ostagar from there, or, if you’re just starting up, you can revisit as soon as the world map opens up to you.  Again, it’ll be available for the PC and Xbox 360 on January 5 for 400 Microsoft points or $5.

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Chad Awkerman

Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.

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