During a live held by developer Grinding Gear Games on Thursday (8), the massive expansion Echoes do Atlas, from Path of Exile, gained its first details, revealing massive endgame content for players and a new Challenge League focused on combat.
When updating Path of Exile, players will be tested by the sovereign entity Maven, the final boss of the Atlas. To confront it, it will be necessary to enter a long journey against numerous bosses, with a progressive difficulty that will take the participant of the challenge to face up to ten bosses simultaneously, thus gaining the dignity to declare combat against Maven.
Among the main rewards obtained by the powerful boss is the Maven Orb, which allows the random upgrade of an item chosen by the user, taking the object to a higher tier regardless of which tier scale the item is found. In addition, new Atlas Passive Skill Trees are enabled, allowing players to invest points in a specific type of activity — such as Heist or Harvest, which return in this expansion — generating different advantages according to choice.
Atlas Echoes adds three new types of Forgeable Sentry Stones, significantly better than normal Sentry Stones and capable of enhancing the personal Atlas according to the player’s desired build. Artifacts have unlimited uses and increase the drop rate of certain items on maps.
In addition to endgame content, the expansion brings a new Challenge League, Ritual, where you can take on enemy waves around altars in progressively more difficult areas. Killing enemies generates Tributes, a kind of “coin” in the game system that can be exchanged for even better rewards.
Path of Exile is available for PS4, Xbox One and PC.