Grinding Gear Games has revealed that the Open Beta phase for their upcoming action RPG Path of Exile will begin January 23rd. In addition to reaching Open Beta, they will be adding Act 3 to the story. Act 3 allows players to access abandoned docks, markets, temples, and sewers in the ruined city of Sarn. The game is currently in closed beta phase but has already raised $1.8 million through their Kickstarter-esque purchase page. Those currently in the Closed Beta phase have until the Open Beta phase to purchase the kiwi bird pet that is exclusive to Closed Beta players.
About Path of Exile:
Path of Exile is a PC online action role-playing game set in a dark fantasy world. Featuring ethical microtransactions, the game is free-to-play, but not pay-to-win. Playing as one of six character classes, players find themselves banished for their past misdeeds to the dark fantasy world of Wraeclast. There, they will encounter hundreds of species of opponents laden with loot and mysterious artifacts as they explore the abandoned continent.