Grinding Gear Games revealed Path of Exile’s newest expansion, Expedition, in a Thursday livestream. Co-founder Chris Wilson introduced a number of modifications coming to the sport, with almost 20 Skill and Support gems, a Flask rework, new objects, the return of Path of Exile: Royale, and extra. Grinding Gear Games will launch Path of Exile: Expedition on July 23.

The Expedition expansion provides a brand new exercise the place gamers bomb artifact websites for gear. Commissioned by the Kalguur, gamers will place traps alongside the bottom to unearth loot and different artifacts. But these explosion additionally trigger historic Kalguur to rise from the grave and strike again. Players may use explosives to blow by way of partitions and discover secrets and techniques, or choose up even higher loot by unearthing treasure chests.

Once gamers have the artifacts, they’ll then haggle with the Kalguur for extra loot. Players might want to steadiness getting a take care of not pissing of the NPC they’re buying and selling with.

Grinding Gear Games is additionally making rather a lot of massive modifications with Expedition. Players will acquire entry to 19 new Skill and Support Gems. This will give gamers extra methods to construct their characters, even outdoors of the brand new Expedition mode. The studio will even rework the sport’s Flask system, which beforehand pressured gamers to slam their fingers on keys repeatedly. Before the change, some gamers even created selfmade gadgets to assist press a number of keys concurrently, the developer mentioned.

All of these additions additionally include a number of nerfs, which can be divisive in the neighborhood. Grinding Gear Games is beginning a brand new initiative to make Path of Exile harder, and it begins with altering the sport’s steadiness.

Finally, the studio introduced the return of Path of Exile: Royale, a battle royale mode inside the favored motion sport.