Path of Exile’s newest growth, Sentinel, is out now on PC and macOS. The growth kicks off a brand new Problem League within the free PC game, wherein the central mechanic is customisable sentinel orbs that observe you round firing magic beams at your enemies. However sentinels aren’t right here to make your life simpler – simply the other, in actual fact. Their beams empower monsters and create harder fights so that you can tackle.
Within the Sentinels Problem League, you’ll discover three courses of sentinel scattered round Wraeclast. Stalker sentinels will repeatedly hearth monster-empowering beams when you enter fight. Pandemonium sentinels hearth one huge blast, empowering monsters in a big space. Then there’s apex sentinels, which can solely cost up uncommon or distinctive enemies.
Sentinels solely work for a restricted time and ultimately run out of cost, however you don’t wish to throw away your empties. Depleted sentinels will be mixed with an influence core to create a brand new, absolutely charged sentinel that takes on traits from every sentinel husk utilized in its development. You possibly can additional tweak the behaviour of your sentinels with the Sentinel Controller, which Grinding Gear Video games says is “like a runic circuit board.”
Right here’s the trailer:
The tradeoff for battling harder monsters? Properly, with the proper mods outfitted in your sentinels, the monsters they empower will drop tastier and rarer rewards. There are additionally distinctive sentinels to find which have their very own results with which to experiment and tinker.
The Sentinel growth additionally provides 20 new keystone passives to the Atlas tree, which suggests you’ll have much more management over the Path of Exile endgame. That features entry to 6 new ‘uber’ variations of pinnacle boss fights, and Grinding Gear Video games says that is the hardest content material ever added to the sport.
Path of Exile: Sentinel is free and obtainable now.