F2P ARPG Path of Exile Open Beta Starts Today

The open beta for the free-to-play action RPG title Path of Exile starts today — in a little over two hours, as of this writing. You can download the client as of now from the official website.

If you’re a fan of the aRPG genre and want something that is, say, closer to Diablo 2 than Diablo 3, this title is definitely worth checking out.

Features:

  • Completely free to download and play
  • A persistent online world capable of supporting hundreds of thousands of players
  • A dark and gritty game world rendered from a fixed 3D perspective
  • Battle dozens of foes across a variety of unique areas
  • Randomly generated levels and items for extreme replayability
  • Online ranking and ladders for every game mode
  • Visceral combat with dozens of combinable skills
  • Battle in PVP tournaments for worldwide recognition

If you’ve been playing PoE, or will try it out, let us know what you think of it in the comments.

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2 Comments on F2P ARPG Path of Exile Open Beta Starts Today

Hecate67

On January 23, 2013 at 2:54 pm

It’s really the better ARPG atm, I really like the dark atmosphere reminiscent of the first Diablo :)

eBrain Expert

On January 24, 2013 at 10:56 am

Looks like GGG has set the standard for F2P games. Some are saying the gameplay rivals that of Diablo III (Which I think it does). Plus, their forum support for bugs is very quick. This IS a great game and GGG deserves every penny they got from their fans.