Developer Grinding Gear Video games is on the point of reveal the subsequent enlargement for Path of Exile, and whereas it’s important to wait a bit longer to get all the main points, a teaser is now obtainable. The quick video for Path of Exile: Ultimatum showcases what seem like new skills, whereas commenters are declaring that the pink pyramid could also be a reference to the boss Vaal.
Not solely that, however the upcoming announcement occasion will seemingly include some reveals for the extremely awaited sequel, Path of Exile 2, which was introduced again at ExileCon in 2019. The teaser video ends with an ever-so-short tease for the sequel, so stick by means of till the top.
Regardless of the case, we’ll know extra quickly when Grinding Gear formally reveals the enlargement throughout a livestream occasion on April 8. The present takes place that day at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on the Path of Exile Twitch channel. The Ultimatum enlargement will launch on April 16.
Path of Exile developer Grinding Gear Video games is owned by Chinese language tech conglomerate Tencent. The New Zealand-based studio’s present main tasks together with ongoing help for Path of Exile and growth on the sequel. Studio head Chris Wilson previously told GameSpot that growth on the sequel is shifting slower than he would love as a result of pandemic.
“It was the most important casualty of COVID–and I hate accountable COVID as a result of it looks as if everyone seems to be doing that–but it actually has had an influence on us,” Wilson mentioned. “That is largely as a result of we’re nonetheless dedicated to getting our regular expansions out, we’re not going to permit issues to have an effect on our present upkeep of the sport, so which means we have needed to pull builders from PoE2 from the final yr again onto this sport. That is been nice, and there is loads of work there, however that does imply it has been a bit rocky with the sequel’s work being accomplished behind the scenes. It additionally does not assist that with New Zealand’s borders being closed, we will not rent different builders from abroad. However to chop a protracted story quick, issues have been gradual.”