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Path of Exile: War for the Atlas announced for Xbox One

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Path of Exile: War for the Atlas

Path of Exile for Xbox One is about the get the War for the Atlas expansion. The pack will build on the game's story, as well as bring 32 brand new maps and a slew of new items. Going forward, four big releases are planned to be released per year.

Path of Exile for Xbox One was released three months ago. A new expansion, along with some updates, is getting ready to land on the Xbox One version of the game sometime in December.

The developer team has been working to "bring new concepts to life by crafting content that draws us deeper into the horrific world of Wraeclast while creating fresh challenges for the community" says a blog post on Xbox' webpage.

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They seem to have accomplished something as the new Path of Exile: War for the Atlas is coming next month. The expansion will focus on Path of Exile's end-game as well as introduce some new content.

War for the Atlas will bring 32 brand new maps to the Atlas of Worlds. The expansion tells the story of a war between two ancient entities "The Shaper and The Elder, who are vying for control of the Atlas" explains the blog post.

Many new items, four new Skill Gems and six new Support Gems will also come with the expansion. "The new skills have a focus on necromancy while the support gems introduce a variety of new and interesting ways to enhance and alter how your skills work. In addition to these new gems, Path of Exile: War for the Atlas introduces over 50 new unique items" says the blog post.

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The latest challenge league: the Abyys, will arrive alongside the upcoming update. The new league will also introduce fresh bosses and "other encounters that crawl from cracks in the earth".

As far as the future is concerned, the team seems to have it covered: "there are four big releases planned per year into the future. This means four fresh challenge leagues and two significant content expansions each year" brags the blog post.