Path of Exile Mobile: Get all the details about this new feature
Updated: Dec 28, 2022
When will the Path of Exile Mobile version be released? And if it is released, will it really be as good as the PC version? These are the main doubts of thousands of fans who have been won over by Path of Exile.
In the year 2019, Grinding Gear Games gave some surprising news for fans of the famous role-playing game: the Path of Exile Mobile version would really be released and would already be in the development phase. In addition, the company also announced that it would probably develop Path of Exile mobile iOS and Path of Exile Mobile Android versions.
However, three years have passed and anxiety is only increasing. After all, the company still has not set any release date.
Well, not to worry. During this long waiting period we will let you in on every detail of this new version. That way you will be fully prepared to play the long-awaited game.
What is Path of Exile Mobile?
As mentioned earlier, Path of Exile Mobile is the new version of the game that is being developed by Grinding Gear Games.
To give you more details regarding this novelty, we answered the main questions from fans regarding the development of the game. Check it out:
Path of Exile available on mobile?
We can say that Path of Exile Mobile is the new way to play Path of Exile without being tied to a computer, after all, you could play it anywhere through mobile devices.
Also, you wouldn't have to worry about the possible drop in quality or the annoying ads that appear in most mobile games. Jonathan Rogers, one of the developers of Path of Exile, has stated that he wants to give players the same experience as the PC game.
As such, Rogers said that the company's main goal is to develop a game that does not contain ads, in-app purchases, and so on.
Is Path of Exile available on Android?
There is still no definitive answer to this question, but the company's goal is to develop a game that is available for both Android and iOS. In this way, we can see that the developers are focused on making the game increasingly accessible to all gamers.
In addition, players will be able to access the game through an application that will be available on both systems. They will be able to create an account and access the game in a convenient and easy way.
Can you play Path of Exile on a tablet?
If the game is indeed developed for Android and iOS systems, the hope is that it will be available to play on both tablets and iPads as well. However, the developers of the game have not yet made a statement about this.
But rest assured! As soon as we have an update on this issue, you will be the first to know.
Difference between Path of Exile mobile and PC
Well, as we mentioned before, Grinding Gear Games' goal is to develop a game that is similar to the PC version, right? After all, the company does not want the game to lose its original value. Quite the opposite, in fact. It wants the player experience to be even better.
However, if we compare the two versions, we are sure to find some differences between them.
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Is cros-play possible?
We don't know yet, but probably cross-play functionality will not be available for Path of Exile Mobile.
In fact, if we stop to look closely, we will see that this kind of functionality is not available even in the current versions (Xbox, PC and PS4). Therefore, the likelihood of cross-play being available for the mobile version would be very low.
If you are already an experienced gamer, you probably already know that in the PC version of Path of Exile, you can trade items with other players, right? In fact, the Path of Exile website itself offers a trade system so that you can make these trades with total security.
Well, we still do not know if the mobile version of the game will have this trade system, but everything indicates that it will. After all, the game developers want the players to have a complete experience.
I bet you are also eager to know every detail of the gameplay of this new version. In fact, you are probably already googling something like "path of exile mobile gameplay".
Well, to begin with, the story of Path of Exile Mobile does not change in any way.
The game is still set in the dark world of Wraeclast, and your character is still an exile from the island Oriath who struggles to survive at any cost. Also, the character creation system remains the same.
However, although this version is almost 100% faithful to the original, it is still possible to observe some modifications made by the game developers, such as: More accessible gameplay: Combat will be shorter and simpler, with the goal of making the game more accessible to all types of players. We know that Path of Exile is not an easy game, right? So Grinding Gear Game decided to simplify the game in this version.
Full tutorial: players will have all the support they need to adapt to the new playstyle.
Pros and cons of Path of Exile mobile?
If you have made it this far, you have probably already noticed that Path of Exile Mobile promises to bring many benefits to players.
However, it is very important that you analyze some disadvantages that this game may have compared to the original version. This way you will be aware of all the details and be prepared to face any unexpected situation.
Check out the list of pros and cons that we prepared for you:
More simplified gameplay: As mentioned before, the developers will simplify the gameplay to make it more accessible.
Good graphics: the graphics are highly developed, the game will not lose image quality when passed to mobile version.
Freedom: As any mobile game, it can be played anywhere.
Internet dependency: you will need to have access to wi-fi (or a 4G package), otherwise the game would surely crash.
Difficult to adapt: It would probably take you a while to get used to the new game style (especially if you are a new player).
When is the Path of Exile Mobile release date?
Grinding Gear Games has not set a release date yet. All we know so far is that the game has been in development since 2019 and will probably be released soon. In fact, not even the Path of Exile 2 release date, the new expansion of the game that was also announced in 2019, has been set yet.
Unfortunately the pandemic has delayed the process of many a releases. But rest assured, the Path of Exile Mobile version will indeed happen and as soon as a release date is set, you will be the first to know! In the meantime, play the PC version a lot and gain more experience.
Well, I don't know about you, but I am already looking forward to playing Path of Exile Mobile. This version is simply a treasure trove for all Path of Exile fans.
Think about it, with this new version you would have: more freedom to play, access to more simplified gameplay, and you could play from anywhere (as long as you have internet access).
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Is Path of Exile 100% free?
Yes, the game is completely free. And you don't have to worry about this changing, because Path Of Exile is very unlikely to become a pay-to-win game.
Why is Path of Exile 18+?
Because it is a violent game, the game's rating is somewhat restricted. If you are under 18 years of age, you will need your parent's or guardian's permission to access the game.