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Torchlight: Infinite

Platform(s): Android, PC, iOS
Genre: RPG/Action
Developer: X.D Entertainment

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'Torchlight: Infinite' Showcases Talent System Ahead Of Open Beta

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2022 @ 1:45 p.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 development team working on Torchlight: Infinite 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.

The open beta for Torchlight: Infinite is just around the corner (Oct. 2022), and in order to help players get a jump start on building their characters how they choose developer X.D Entertainment has given an in-depth look at the game's talent system.

Players starting out in Torchlight: Infinite will be guided to choose 1 of 6 basic talent panels to start with aimed to greatly increase their damage output early in the game. As players progress through the game, they’ll gain access to all 6 of their core talents as well as the 2nd and 3rd talent panels. After unlocking all 3 talent panels, players will have access to near infinite build styles and combinations including condition-specific mechanics.

Talents in Torchlight: Infinite are categorized into 24 panels, with each panel tagged with growth directions. Talents not only add to skills but also grow with players’ build styles bringing unique buffs and attributes in action. This provides players with an initial guide to learn corresponding talents with the same labels for an ordinary build. With everything clearly tagged layers can quickly dive back into any previous choices to revisit previous builds or reimagine them for new builds.

The core talents are of utmost importance in the talent system. They directly affectskill effects, or directly overturn a build through "destruction and reforging" with the larger effects they grant. Players can choose to modify attacks to spread to nearby enemies or change how their character dual-wields weapons.

Talents don’t just impact damage numbers, they bring impactful enhancements that players can customize to fit their different build styles and intentions. Players can use the talent system to decide how their character reacts to incoming damage. Multiple build options allow players to stack up on armor or evasion making players resistant to damage or more agile by maintaining increased movement speed allowing them to dodge attacks.

Torchlight: Infinite’s simple 3 talent panels can aspire hundreds of combinations, leading to an infinite number of talent combos. The game offers players the utmost freedom in creating unique build styles. Every player can explore and find their own style. Torchlight: Infinite will be launching its open beta on iOS and Android this October. Players can pre-register now by visiting the official site.

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 ultiziing 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 aint 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.

Set to launch across iOS and Android, Torchlight: Infinite is also being developed from the ground up with PC in mind.

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