Grinding Gear Video games revealed Path of Exile’s newest enlargement, Expedition, in a Thursday livestream. Co-founder Chris Wilson introduced a number of adjustments coming to the sport, with practically 20 Ability and Assist gems, a Flask rework, new gadgets, the return of Path of Exile: Royale, and extra. Grinding Gear Video games will launch Path of Exile: Expedition on July 23.
The Expedition enlargement provides a brand new exercise the place gamers bomb artifact websites for gear. Commissioned by the Kalguur, gamers will place traps alongside the bottom to unearth loot and different artifacts. However these explosion additionally trigger historical Kalguur to rise from the grave and strike again. Gamers also can use explosives to blow by means of partitions and discover secrets and techniques, or choose up even higher loot by unearthing treasure chests.
As soon as gamers have the artifacts, they will then haggle with the Kalguur for extra loot. Gamers might want to stability getting a take care of not pissing of the NPC they’re buying and selling with.
Grinding Gear Video games can be making loads of large adjustments with Expedition. Gamers will acquire entry to 19 new Ability and Assist Gems. This can give gamers extra methods to construct their characters, even outdoors of the brand new Expedition mode. The studio can even rework the sport’s Flask system, which beforehand pressured gamers to slam their fingers on keys repeatedly. Earlier than the change, some gamers even created home made gadgets to assist press a number of keys concurrently, the developer stated.
All of those additions additionally include a number of nerfs, which can be divisive in the neighborhood. Grinding Gear Video games is beginning a brand new initiative to make Path of Exile harder, and it begins with altering the sport’s stability.
Lastly, the studio introduced the return of Path of Exile: Royale, a battle royale mode inside the favored motion sport.