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 recreation, by which the central mechanic is customisable sentinel orbs that comply with you round firing magic beams at your enemies. However sentinels aren’t right here to make your life simpler – simply the alternative, in reality. Their beams empower monsters and create more durable fights so that you can tackle.
Within the Sentinels Problem League, you’ll discover three lessons of sentinel scattered round Wraeclast. Stalker sentinels will repeatedly fireplace monster-empowering beams when you enter fight. Pandemonium sentinels fireplace one massive blast, empowering monsters in a big space. Then there’s apex sentinels, which is able to solely cost up uncommon or distinctive enemies.
Sentinels solely work for a restricted time and finally run out of cost, however you don’t wish to throw away your empties. Depleted sentinels could be mixed with an influence core to create a brand new, totally 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 more durable monsters? Effectively, with the correct 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 implies 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.