Complete particulars on Path of Exile’s Blight expansion


Make defensive towers and defeat monsters infected by the spreading Blight to earn useful reward

Grinding Gear Games is proud to announce Path of Exile: Blight! Set to launch on 9th September, Blight is the most current in Path of Exile’s quarterly expansion updates. Every single expansion introduces a new challenge league, effective things, ability gems, a shake-up of Path of Exile’s playstyle meta and a lot, a lot a lot more.

Path of Exile: Blight on PS4

In Path of Exile: Blight, risky fungal growths have begun appearing across the cursed continent of Wraeclast, threatening man and beast alike. With the assistance of the new NPC Sister Cassia, you are tasked with destroying these growths. Cassia has constructed a specialised pump for the job, but as her pump siphons the toxic fungal ichors, monsters of all shapes and sizes emerge to defend the Blight. These fiends are especially hardy. Fortunately, Cassia has made a variety of towers to assistance guard her pump, which you can deploy.

Blight combines the quick, frantic action of Path of Exile’s combat with the strategic exciting of tower defense games. To effectively defeat the Blight, you want to make choices on the fly, remain conscious of your surroundings, and program for what might lay ahead. Effectively defending Cassia’s pump rewards you with useful weapons and armour, and specific oils which Cassia can use to anoint your rings and amulets with effective enchantments.

Alongside the tower defense gameplay of Blight comes a bumper-crop of new expertise, things and balance modifications. This update gives considerable balance improvements to the Necromancer archetype, with new defensive choices like the Meat Shield Talent Gem, Assistance Gems which augment the AI of your minions (creating them a lot more aggressive or defensive) updates to current minion-themed things, and an overhaul of the Necromancer Ascendancy class.

Path of Exile: Blight on PS4Path of Exile: Blight on PS4

The Poison Assassin archetype is getting equivalent focus, with 5 new Talent Gems that significantly broaden the gameplay choices for players who like to inflict agonising poisons on their foes. The new Elusive mechanic, identified on the Assassin Ascendancy class, adds a lot more mobility for a class that likes to get in, get the job performed, and get out.

Likewise, the Mine Saboteur archetype will quickly have access to a set of new Mine Talent and Assistance gems, with current Mine gems undergoing considerable rebalancing to make the Mine playstyle really feel a lot more tactical and tactile. The Saboteur Ascendancy, also, has observed improvements.

For these of you who play Action RPGs for that sweet, sweet loot, we are, of course, adding potent new exceptional things, divination cards, and, with Cassia’s anointing, an avenue to augment things in effective new techniques (such as the potential to add any Passive Talent Tree notable to your amulet!).

GameTitle on PS4

One particular of the core design and style philosophies of Path of Exile is to let players to play the way they want to play. To that finish, we’re altering the way Master Missions are dealt out in Path of Exile’s endgame, the Atlas of Worlds. Exactly where when you had to actively pursue a Master Mission, or permanently miss out, you will now be in a position to accumulate these Missions more than time, becoming in a position to then play them at your personal pace and on which ever endgame Map regions you’d like!

As with each Path of Exile update, all of these additions, as nicely as almost everything in the core game, is 100% cost-free to play. The Blight League will final for about 3 months, and attributes a fresh game economy. The start off of a new League is the most thrilling time to play Path of Exile, with thousands of players racing to be the initial to learn almost everything the new league has to give, so we hope you will join us when Blight launches on September 9!


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