Since its launch in 2013, the latest expansion of "Path of Exile" "Echo" has been the most popular among players. First reported by PC Gamer, the latest extension has set a record of 157,103 users on Steam on January 15 (the day Atlas Echo was released to the public) (data from SteamDB)
However, this does not show the scope of the player base, because the developer Grinding Gear Games also has a separate client that can run "Path of Exile", and these players are not counted in the SteamDB data.
Since the release of the extended version, Grind Gear Games has also encountered some server issues and wrote a report stating that "the largest number of players they saw was 11% more than the previous version of "Path of Exile"." It made a difference. To celebrate, it is now causing some major server issues. "
As a result, developers are performing hardware upgrades for their servers, so they hope that there will be some downtime in the near future, and it may be postponed. "Atlas Echo" is currently available on PC and will be hosted on PC on January 20. The expansion pack contains a lot of content, including 11 new maps, new weapons, POE Currency and final game equipment. There is also a boss running style challenge, where you can see players fighting growing bosses at various difficulty levels, and there is also a separate wave-based mode called Alliance Rituals.
The latest news of the sequel "Path of Exile 2" comes from "Grinding Gear Games" principal Chris Wilson said that because "the development progress is not as fast as we want", it is likely not to be released in 2021 . Players can POE Items Buy to make their game journey more exciting.