New Grim Dawn Expansion Announced

Crate Entertainment announced a new expansion for action RPG Grim Dawn. The Fangs of Asterkarn expansion is planned to launch in 2024 and will sees players journey to the frozen wilderness of Asterkarn, where they will battle against the Kurn and a discover a dark legacy. The expansion will also add a new Ascendant mode offering greater challenges, as well as a new shapeshifting Berserker mastery, an expansion to the Crucible DLC, many new items, and more.

The developer also provided more details about the game’s upcoming cersion 1.2 free update. The update will feature overhauled loot tables, changes to potion mechanics, automatic buffs, redesigned endgame shrines, accessibility upgrades, balance changes, and more. The cersion 1.2 update is currently undergoing playtesting, with its full release planned to follow soon. A full presentation revealing the expansion and update can be viewed on Twitch, while a full changelog for the free update’s playtest version can be found on the game’s official forums.

Grim Dawn was originally released for PC in 2016, with Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S versions released in 2021. The game is set on the fantasy world of Cairn, a world ravaged by an interdimensional conflict between two otherworldly races. Players are able to combine six classes and utilise over 25 skills as they venture through the world, which features multiple factions and quests with choices and consequences. The game also includes four-person multiplayer.


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