Path Of Exile, the ever-growing and evolving free-to-play, action-RPG, has received a new trailer for the upcoming “Blight” update. The video, available below, features developer commentary as they discuss a new mode that will arrive with the update: tower defense.
While the inclusion of a completely different genre’s style of gameplay into an established game may seem like a wild deviation, developer Grinding Gears Games has played around with different ideas and mechanics in past updates, so this isn’t too much of a stretch for them. The Blight update does more than merely add a new way to play, as the new gameplay will include items that are unique to the Blight mode, multiple new archetypes of characters, new items, a new way of enchanting items and more. All of these new additions are noted in the developer’s site here, but their information at this time is sparse so players who are wanting to feel the full effects of Blight may have to get by on the trailer and its developer commentary while waiting.
Blight comes to PC on September 6th, 2019 with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release slated for September 9th, 2019. Will you be gathering your friends for some loot-generating tower defense, or are you already playing Path Of Exile the exact way you want to play? Let us know in the comments below!