Dragon Age Director Mike Laidlaw Leaves BioWare

Longtime BioWare employee Mike Laidlaw has announced he is no longer at the studio where he served as a director on Dragon Age, citing the decision as the time to move on.

Over on his Twitter, Mike spoke about his time at the studio:

Hey Everyone,

It’s with a mix of emotions that I’m announcing my time with BioWare has ended. After 14 years and a chance to work on Jade EmpireMass Effect and all things Dragon Age it’s time for me to move on.

In my time at BioWare I have been lucky to work with some of the most talented and hardworking people in the industry. It’s been an honor to be a part of the Dragon Ageteam, and I have every confidence that the world we’ve created together is in good hands and I’m excited for the road ahead.

For the near future, I plan to spend my time reconnecting with all the amazing games and worlds that my peers have created, and I look forward to sharing those experiences with you all on Twitch and Twitter.

To everyone who’s taken the time to share feedback and experiences, your amazing cosplays and artistic creations: thank you. You’ve made my time “in Thedas” amazing. Your passion inspires and I look forward to our next adventure together.

Ma serannas.


We would like to wish Mike the best of luck with whatever the future has in store for him, and with no new Dragon Age game announced, the studio is currently working on Anthem, a new IP that was revealed at E3 this year and a new title that has the gaming world talking.