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Path of Exile: Breach is a massive game update that
includes the Breach League, a new renderer (Direct X 11/64 bit) and numerous
other improvements and additions. More information about Path of Exile: Breach
can be found at
Path of Exile: Breach has already gotten a ton of praise in early previews. "The
Grinding Gear team have a great handle on what the players want and continue to
deliver content across all aspects of the game," commented MMORPG
"We're really proud of the Breach challenge league," said Chris Wilson, managing
director for Grinding Gear Games. "It creates tense situations where players
have to weigh risk vs. reward. We're looking forward to playing it ourselves
alongside the community when it launches this weekend."
Path of Exile: Breach Features:
- Enter the Breach: Tears in the fabric of reality
have formed throughout Wraeclast. Engage them to expose an alternate realm
and reveal those who dwell there. Slay monsters inside the Breach to keep it
open long enough to reap your bounty.
- Challenge the Breachlords: Deep in the Breach, you
may draw the ire of horrific new bosses: Breachlords. The more damage you
inflict on them, the more treasure they'll part with during their escape.
- Conquer a Breachlord's Domain: Among the riches
found in the Breach, you may also encounter Splinters. Combine 100 Splinters
of the same type together to create a Breachstone. When placed in the Map
Device, a Breachstone allows travel into a Breachlord's Domain, the one
place where they are truly vulnerable.
- Treasures of the Breach: Monsters from the Breach
drop new unique items that are specific to their Domain. When slain in their
Domain, Breachlords can drop Blessings that allow these new uniques to be
- Performance Improvements: Content Update 2.5.0
includes the release of our new 64-bit Path of Exile client that uses
DirectX 11. It's a lot faster than the previous version and includes
technical improvements such as new fog and cloth physics systems.
- Breach Supporter Packs: To celebrate the Breach
league, we're launching two new Supporter Packs. These exist alongside our
current Atlas of Worlds Supporter Packs and feature points, forum titles,
portrait frames, a weapon effect, a portal effect and an entirely new type
of microtransaction: Cloaks.
- And Much, Much More! Alongside the Breach league
and the new renderer, this update also includes many other changes such as
piles of new Unique items, a new Channelling Support Gem, Unique Golem
Jewels, a revamped Forsaken Master levelling experience (with many usability
improvements) and graphical improvements to early Act One areas.