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Following the release of Grinding Gear Games' Path of Exile: The Awakening expansion pack earlier this summer, the team hasn't slowed down a bit, as they've already revealed plans for an even more ambitious expansion entitled Ascendancy. This one will include a host of new zones, bosses, classes, enhancements, skills, items, and more, all of which you can find out more about in the links below. But first, have at the announcement trailer:
As I mentioned, the lion's share of the information about the add-on can be found in the forum announcement and its embedded links, so I'll quote that in its entirety:
Many different news sites are covering our announcement, and they'll be posting their articles and videos over the next few hours. We'll keep this news post updated with links to them. Check out initial coverage from IGN, GameSpot, Ten Ton Hammer, MMORPG.com, MMOhuts, MassivelyOP, ShackNews, Yahoo Games, PCWorld, PC Gamer, MMOGames, GotGame, Curse, mxdwn.com and RockPaperShotgun.
Exclusive Ascendancy Class Reveals!
Other News Coverage
- IGN has revealed the Assassin, one of the Shadow's Ascendancy classes.
- RockPaperShotgun has revealed the Raider, one of the Ranger's Ascendancy classes
- GameSpot has revealed the Juggernaut, one of the Marauder's Ascendancy classes
- PC Gamer has revealed the Saboteur, one of the Shadow's Ascendancy classes
- Yahoo Games has revealed the Inquisitor, one of the Templar's Ascendancy classes
- MMORPG.com have posted a writeup based on their interview with us.
- PC World have posted an article about Ascendancy where they describe it as Roguelike-like.
- MMOHuts sat down with Jonathan for a gameplay preview and have posted an article that includes lots of video snippets.
- Ten Ton Hammer interviewed me and have posted an article about Ascendancy. It includes a shot of all the Necromancer Ascendancy passives.
- In addition to their Assassin reveal, IGN have posted a gameplay video of Ascendancy where I answer questions.
- Ozzie Mejia from ShackNews interviewed Jonathan about Ascendancy have has posted his thoughts here.
- GotGame have posted a 12 minute gameplay video with narration by me.
- Curse have also posted coverage of our announcement, including high-resolution shots of some Ascendancy class art.
- MMOGames interviewed me and have posted their own coverage of Ascendancy here.
- Massively Overpowered have posted a great article about Ascendancy.
- Nile from mxdwn.com met with us, asked some great questions, and wrote up an article.