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Path of Exile 2 is most likely coming in 2022

Path of Exile 2 is most likely coming in 2022

Action RPG fans eager to get their hands on Path of Exile 2 probably shouldn’t hold their breath, as the ambitious sequel-expansion (see our preview here) seems unlikely to launch this year. During a phone interview about the upcoming endgame expansion for the original Path of Exile, studio head Chris Wilson got to talking about the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the New Zealand studio. 

“I hate to blame COVID for stuff, but that is a big part of it at the moment,” Wilson said. “We have had difficulty hiring internationally because the borders to New Zealand are closed, so that has curtailed the exponential growth of our asset creation team a little bit. The progress of development hasn’t been as fast as we wanted, and so our goal is to bash as hard as we can during 2021 on Path of Exile 2 stuff and see how much headway we make. Trying to get as much done as possible, and that’ll give us a better idea of a good release date we can estimate, which should be towards the end of the year.”

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