2023’s been an excellent 12 months for game bulletins, and we’re not fairly finished but—a minimum of for Path of Exile followers. Their huge day is sort of right here as Grinding Gear Video games celebrates its ExileCon conference this weekend in Auckland, New Zealand. We do not have a ton of particulars simply but apart from a pair of snazzy trailers, however right here we’ll go over what we do know and inform you how one can try all of the streamed information from the conference.

We’ll even be getting some details about Path of Exile Cellular, which was delightfully introduced on the first ExileCon in November of 2019 with co-founder Jonathan Rogers’ line “So, cellular video games are kinda bullshit, right?” We do not have launch dates for both game, however GGG has confirmed that we’ll be getting beta begin dates. They may even have a keynote tackle, dev panels, and interviews with streamers and neighborhood figures. 

When is the ExileCon livestream? 

The ExileCon livestream protection begins at 2:30 pm PDT on Friday, July 28 on the Path of Exile Twitch channel with a pre-show from some widespread PoE streamers, with the official keynote kicking off at 3:00. This is what that equates to in different time zones: 

  • 3 pm PDT, July 28 (Los Angeles)
  • 6 pm EDT, July 28 (New York)
  • 11 pm BST, July 28 (London)
  • 12 am CEST, July 29 (Berlin)
  • 10 am NZST, July 29 (Auckland)

Listed here are some highlights from the schedule:

Friday, July 28
3:00 pm PDT: Keynote Presentation
6:00 pm PDT: Character Expertise (Adopted by a gameplay showcase with Mathil)
9:00 pm PDT: Dev Panel – Wacky Path of Exile 1 Mechanics Q&A

Saturday, July 29
1:00 pm PDT: The Bosses and Monsters of PoE 2
2:00 pm PDT: Merchandise Design and Mechanics
4:00 pm PDT: Gameplay Showcase with Kripparrian

For megafans and people , there are additionally panels about narrative design, sound and music, the finals of their race occasion, and an motion RPG roundtable with neighborhood members and builders. 

Personally I hope they will be addressing another stuff. Path of Exile is an unimaginable game, however generally is a bit daunting for a brand new participant. I’ll be protecting my eyes peeled for any bulletins about high quality of life enhancements which will cut back our dependence on outdoors websites and instruments—an in-game public sale home, talent builder like Path of Constructing, lastly eliminating Orbs of Remorse and simply letting us respec each time. If we will get some enhancements alongside these strains in addition to the brand new marketing campaign and slick new graphics, PoE 2 could possibly be a house run.