Obviously in a reflective temper, Grinding Tools Video games have printed some new records on the recognition of free-to-play ARPG Route of Exile. Formally launched this October, after an open beta that started out at the beginning of 2013, their numbers state that over three.7 million have signed as much as play the sport. Given the press-heavy nature of the style, it appears to be like as if 2014 goes to be an especially excellent 12 months for the makers of warmth packs.
In the neighborhood put up, lead developer Chris Wilson boasts of the 87 patches launched for the sport during the last 12 months, in addition to the over 1,000 race occasions that passed off. Along with the spectacular choice of registered gamers, Wilson additionally revels that they hit a concurrent a top of “virtually 70,000″; a determine GGG predict to beat as the sport is localised for extra nations this 12 months.
Route of Exile’s first patch for 2014 will probably be 1.zero.5, and is as a result of unlock on January ninth. Here is what’s deliberate for that replace:A brand new enhance gem, Enlighten (a part of the Give a boost to/Empower collection). A number of new microtransactions, together with the animated Medusa Helmet Skin. More vendor recipes to hunt for. There’s one that’s going to be very useful for high level players. New Unique items, including (most likely) two designed by Brother Laz. New achievements. Balance tweaks to some skills such as Flame Totem, Punishment and Freeze Mine. The final list may be different though.