Path of Exile 2 is coming, and we simply acquired a significant take a look at gameplay footage within the newest livestream from developer Grinding Gear Games. While that offered us with a giant overview of act two and a variety of new weapon varieties, it additionally offered us with a disappointing affirmation: “Path of Exile 2 definitely won’t be released this year.”

In a Q&A session forward of at present’s livestream, GGG’s Chris Wilson defined that improvement on Path of Exile 2 is additional behind than the group had hoped at this cut-off date, thanks partly to points across the pandemic. Production pace is selecting up, however improvement of content material for the brand new marketing campaign has not but reached the midway level.

Asked whether or not he was involved about competitors with POE2’s delayed launch – in any case, it’s beginning to slide into that Diablo 4 release date window – Wilson mentioned that progress within the house of action-RPG video games is nice for everybody within the style, and that Diablo 4’s launch will be nice for ARPGs as a complete.

For now, you may try the brand new gameplay under.

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The Path of Exile 2 release date is sort of a ways away, however hey, no less than there’s PoE’s new league, Ultimatum, to look ahead to within the rapid time period.