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Torchlight: Infinite

Platform(s): Android, PC, iOS
Genre: RPG/Action
Developer: X.D Entertainment
Release Date: May 9, 2023

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'Torchlight: Infinite' Season 4: Whispering Mist Begins Later This Week, Adds New Areas, Hero And More - Trailer

by Rainier on April 15, 2024 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT

An Action/RPG based in the Torchlight universe, Torchlight: Infinite is set to give players the freedom to create a build that complements their preferred playstyle.

Each playable hero has their own set of unique traits, add to that over 50 talent nodes, countless combinations of affixes that can be used in 230 types of legendary gear. And if that isn’t enough customization for you, there are over 200 hundred skills to choose from leaving players with the ability to combine and develop their character builds into something truly unique to them.

The Torchlight: Infinite development team is comprised of ARPG veterans including developers whose resumes include Diablo, Torchlight and Path of Exile. With this breadth of experience to hand, the team has incorporated beloved mechanics of loot based ARPGs with an emphasis on exciting combat, hero development and progression, strategic content, and the all-important fun factor.

Multiplayer is set to be an integral part of the Torchlight: Infinite experience with a in game item trading system and multiplayer gameplay. As such the game will feature cross play across all devices allowing players to enjoy the game with friends no matter what device they use. This coupled with the games post launch content plan that will include regular new content with the season system is set to allow given greater freedom of progression and plenty of new content.

Torchlight: Infinite Season SS4 "Whispering Mist" goes live on April 18, 2024 at 7pm PDT, delivering an electrifying experience like never before. Enter Mistville, if you dare!

But what awaits players in the mists and will they be able to make it back alive?

XD Games revealed more about this Cthulu-style season and its roguelike gameplay.  Players will step into the mists, exploring previously undiscovered areas, laying their hands on unique power-ups and accepting challenges to earn incredible rewards — if they’re brave enough to face what lurks at the edge of sight.

The home of this eerie roguelike adventure is Mistville — a once quaint town now engulfed by a mysterious fog. Encountering Mistville Residents, players put themselves at risk of infection as they step into the Netherrealm. Once their roguelike adventure is complete, Mistville holds plenty more secrets to uncover.

Treading these cobbled streets not as hunters, but as detectives, players can use lanterns to navigate and manage their Sanity while uncovering hidden secrets within the bones of this nightmarish town. They can throw open the doors of the Sanatorium, but beware, Mist Monsters lay in wait.

Clock Tower challenges offer rewards and Activation Mediums, triggering new abilities and synergies with skills. With enhanced Deduction Records and Activation Mediums, players delve deeper into Mistville's mysteries, while adjustments to skill slots and legendary gear offer strategic depth. Resistance changes and new Ember types provide further customization, promising an exhilarating journey into the mind-bending depths of Mistville.

Meet Cateye Erika's Electrifying Transformation

In SS4, our beloved character Cateye Erika takes center stage with an electrifying new hero trait. Witness her transformation into Lightning Shadow as she harnesses the power of Ember tech, gaining lightning-fast movement and devastating damage capabilities. Beware, for with great power comes great vulnerability. Assist Erika in her thrilling adventures as she navigates through challenges both electrifying and perilous!

By unlocking the Golden Season Pass, hunters can gain access to all heroes in the current season. This includes permanent usage rights of Erika's new hero trait - Lightning Shadow, advanced auto loot, exclusive portrait frames, new teleport effects, and new back accessories will also be unlocked as progress is made.

Exciting Gameplay Updates

This season introduces the Divine Might Trials, a brand new endgame mode. Players must collect Divine Might Emblems from the Six Gods before entering into these deadly trials to prove their worth. Upon completion, players are rewarded with Divine Might Luminous Stones, used to exchange for valuable items at the Spacetime Wanderer's [Gifts from the Gods]. The Heartless Bounty content is integrated into these rewards, replacing the Desire Bead from the Evil Desire Cube. Additionally, hunters can encounter the Dream Lotus in the Netherrealm, reliving Season 2’s Twinightmare gameplay to earn rewards and utilize Trait Cards and Confusion Cards to enhance their experience.

But there’s plenty more, check out the full list of changes below:

  • Multiplayer Mode is here: Team up with friends and fight together! 
  • New Season, New Appearances: A host of new gear and upgrades will be available to hunters.
  • Activation Medium System: A groundbreaking addition simplifies gameplay for mobile players with automatic triggers and support skills.
  • Skill Bar Adjustments: Enhance strategic choices with reworked passive skill slots, allowing only support skills for increased flexibility.
  • Early Game Optimization: Streamlined main story progression, Treasure Troves, and adjustments to gear drop rates for improved early game experiences.
  • In-Game Optimisation: Reduced screen sake, improved performance and improved damage number clarity. 
  • Legendary Gear Adjustments: Early to late-game gear enhancements for a more balanced and diverse experience.
  • Feature Adjustments: Build recommendation system, improved filter interface, and comprehensive Help manual for better gameplay understanding.
  • User Experience Optimizations: Smoother drop performance, streamlined item pickup, and clearer damage number displays for enhanced combat fluidity.
  • Battle Anchor Plan: This and adjustments to the Season Pactspirit Boon offer more choices for hunters, while the refreshed Pactspirit Encounter Pack provides additional value.

SS4 Anniversary Rewards

Torchlight: Infinite is almost 1-year old! To celebrate this anniversary, XD Games are offering multiple rewards for all hunters, including a free back accessory and a free SSR battle Pactspirit. All players need to do to redeem this is log in and they can claim these incredible goodies!

Key Features:

  • Fluid, intense combat – Goblin Camp, Dwarven Mine, Church Plaza? No matter the location experience thrilling ear-piercing explosions, devastating character jumps and a horde on monsters in some of torchlights smoothest, most slick combat to date.
  • Zero to hero – Every playable hero has endless possibilities, play heroes your way by utilizing their traits with a character build you control. Combine your loot, skills, talents and traits to take down legendary bosses.
  • Open character progression – Have the freedom to build your hero exactly the way you want to by combining skills, talents, traits, gear affixes, legendary gears
  • Loot, loot and more loot – Infinite Loot, Infinite stamina, No skill cooldowns, means only one thing: more action and more loot.
  • Looking for trade – Got some stellar equipment but it just isn't for you? Trade it on the in game marketplace and maybe pick something up that’s more you.
  • Season of change – Post launch content seasons with all new content, heroes and more coming on a regular basis.
  • Cross play - Play across PC, iOS and Android.

Torchlight: Infinite is available as free to download from the official website, PC (Steam), TapTap and Google Play.

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