has several Supporter Packs for its upcoming expansion Path of Exile: The Awakening, offering various bits and pieces of extra content, plus access to the forthcoming closed beta.
The studio raised $2.5 million through Supporter Packs for Path of Exile itself, so it's no surprise to see them brought back. They range from the reasonable ($30), to the insane ($1,100), with the most expensive 'Highgate' tier offering you the chance to design a Divination Card.
Divination Cards are a new type of item that drops from monsters you encounter while playing The Awakening. They can be traded in for the item described on the card, and the highest tier Supporter Pack lets you choose the name, flavour text and redemption item for a card. Other Supporter bonuses include the usual mix of in-game and real-world merchandise, from new weapon effects to t-shirts and graphic novels. Check out the full deal over on the
Normally this kind of thing does my head in, but Path of Exile gets a pass because it's one of the few free-to-play games that actually feels fleshed out and fun without forcing you to drop buckets of cash. I'm not even going to roll my eyes at that $1,100 tier. Nope, not rolling my eyes at all.
The Awakening is expected to drop later this year, anda new story and new locations, skills, gems, new items and more. You can sign up for a chance to be in the closed beta