Developer Grinding Gear Games has announced Harvest, the latest expansion for its free-to-play action RPG Path of Exile.
The update will be released for PC on June 19, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will drop a week later on June 26. The expasion introduces entirely new gameplay elements that is based around cultivating a wild garden. By doing so, players will unlock powerful crafting options, inferior to past expansions.
Across the land, seed caches will be available to discover. By finding these, they can be planted, cared for and harvested. Unearthing them will bring powerful beasts for players to tackle, which once defeated can have their lifeforce drained for powerful crafting or used to grow exotic crops.
Watch the trailer below.
Besides the gameplay changes, multiple other upgrades will also being introduced. The official website reveals that the “June expansion contains the Harvest challenge league, powerful new crafting options, eight new skills, two new support gems, revamps of Two-handed Weapons, Warcry skills, Brands, Slams and the Passive Skill Tree itself. We’ve also introduced 12 new unique items and rebalanced over 50 existing ones,” Grinding Gear Games noted.
Over the years, Path of Exile has gained a massive following since its release in 2013. GameSpot awarded it the PC Game of the Year Award. Over 20 million players have experienced Path of Exile and the game’s first fan convention took place in 2019 entitled ExileCon.