News Archive

The Fall of Oriath: Garukhan, Queen of the Wind

Jul 25, 2017 8:40:35 PM
The Fall of Oriath is only nine days away from its release! Our team is consuming gallons of caffeine while working extremely hard putting the finishing touches on the new content. While we eagerly await sharing this expansion with you, we are excited to reveal a video of an upcoming Act Nine fight against Garukhan, Queen of the Wind. Read More.

Upcoming Unique Items

Jul 24, 2017 6:57:29 PM
As per an expansion, Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath will also include a set of new unique items, several of which have been designed with the help of our supporters. Today we're excited to reveal four such uniques! Read More.

Skill Preview: Dark Pact

Jul 24, 2017 1:34:46 AM
Recently we revealed two skills we're working on: Charged Dash and Storm Burst. We're also working on a third skill, Dark Pact! While this skill is a work in progress and still may undergo some changes, we're excited to reveal a preview video of how this skill currently works. Check out today's news for more information! Read More.

A Huge Selection of Blue and Lightning Effects On Sale This Weekend!

Jul 21, 2017 12:01:48 AM
Yesterday we announced that our upcoming expansion, The Fall of Oriath, will be launching on PC at 1pm on Friday, August 4th (PDT) alongside the Harbinger Challenge League. If you missed it, check out the full announcement and trailer. In the meantime, we're hosting a sale on a huge selection of Arcane, Lightning and Stormcaller Effects! Check out the full selection here. Read More.

2.6.3 Deployed Successfully

Jul 20, 2017 11:09:38 PM
We have deployed the 2.6.3 Patch and the new Microtransaction System. Here's the reddit thread with the drama from deployment attempt #3. Thanks so much for your patience during this process. This quick post highlights a few extra notes about the system. There's another news post coming later today also, with some information about the weekend sales. Read More.

The Fall of Oriath Release Date and Trailer!

Jul 20, 2017 1:27:56 AM
We are excited to announce that Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath will be launching on PC at 1pm on Friday, August 4th (PDT) alongside the Harbinger Challenge League. The Fall of Oriath is set to be our largest content expansion ever. In addition to six new acts of content, it includes new skill and support gems, unique items, improvements to game performance and much more! Check out the latest trailer for a sneak peek of the chaos. Read More.

Weekly Beta Report Six

Jul 18, 2017 10:44:58 PM
We're about to enter week seven of the Beta for our upcoming expansion, The Fall of Oriath! You may notice that today's Beta report is a day early. This is because we're making room for our big announcement tomorrow! In the meantime, today's report discusses some of the changes we've made so far and what to expect in coming update. Read More.

Skill Preview: Charged Dash

Jul 17, 2017 9:25:04 PM
This week we're planning to reveal our release date for 3.0.0 (The Fall of Oriath). We're also working on some new skills, one of which we revealed last week. Although it's still a work in progress and may change before it's released, we're excited to reveal a preview of another new skill. It functions as a channelled lightning attack that can be used as a movement skill. We've created a video to demonstrate how this skill, Charged Dash, currently works. Read More.

Concept Art of Upcoming Unique Items

Jul 16, 2017 7:43:47 PM
There are only a few days left before the announcement of the final launch date for our biggest expansion ever, Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath! Among the substantial amount of content we have prepared for you, this expansion will include new unique items, many of which were designed by our supporters. The developers have been working very hard on these items and you'll be able to check them out very soon! In the meantime, we'd like to share concept art of several upcoming unique items. Read More.

The Turmoil Events Start Tomorrow and Super Stash Sale!

Jul 14, 2017 12:00:16 AM
Tomorrow we're kicking off the Two-Week Turmoil events at 9am (NZT)! If you're interested in trying out the event, you can find more information about the mods and prizing here. This weekend we're also holding another Super Stash Sale where we're discounting all types of Stash Tab. Read More.

Weekly Beta Report Five

Jul 12, 2017 8:37:46 PM
We're about to enter week six of the Beta for our upcoming expansion, The Fall of Oriath! Beta testers have made a lot of progress getting through to Act 8, testing balance and testing level progression! As always, the community has left us with much helpful feedback as we continue to develop and work on this expansion. This week's Beta Report fills you in on what we're working on and what to expect in coming updates. Read More.

Skill Reveal: Storm Burst

Jul 11, 2017 7:37:14 PM
In addition to six new acts and more than a dozen new support gems, The Fall of Oriath will bring several new skill gems. For today's news post we have prepared a brief mechanics preview and have created a video with a demonstration of one of these new skills. We're happy to introduce the new skill: Storm Burst. Read More.

Announcing the Two-Week Turmoil Event!

Jul 10, 2017 11:18:58 PM
Last week we posted a thread asking for feedback about our upcoming Two-Week Event. We were really pleased by the amount of feedback we received and noted that the prevailing message was that players wanted a non-voided event. We are glad to announce that our upcoming two-week Turmoil events will be non-voided! You will be able to play in three versions of Turmoil and win cool prizes! These events will start this Saturday (NZ time). Today's news post reveals the full details! Read More.

The Fall of Oriath: Boss Concept Art - Spoiler Warning

Jul 9, 2017 7:43:18 PM
Our team is working hard on the content for The Fall of Oriath and we anticipate being able to confirm a release date for you soon. In the meantime, we want to share some new pieces of concept art, which will allow you to look into the process of creating the main boss of The Fall of Oriath. If you're looking to avoid them, please be aware that this post contains significant spoilers! Read More.

All Pets on Sale This Weekend!

Jul 7, 2017 12:01:57 AM
This weekend we're discounting all Pet Microtransactions! That means over 50 microtransactions have been discounted by as much as 50% this weekend only! Check out the full selection of specials here. We're also happy to announce that our Two-Week Turmoil Event will be starting on Saturday 15 July NZ time. We'll post further details about the event early next week! Read More.

Weekly Beta Report Four

Jul 5, 2017 9:01:32 PM
This week we deployed Wave 2 of the Beta for The Fall of Oriath! These changes included Act 8, a full character wipe and more. We are about to enter the fifth week of the Beta and thus are publishing our Weekly Beta Report that discusses what to expect in our next Beta update. Read More.

3D Art for Existing Unique Items

Jul 4, 2017 9:31:42 PM
In addition to preparing for our upcoming expansion, The Fall of Oriath, our team is working on some other improvements to the game, including creating 3D art for some existing unique items. Last month we shared a preview of several items that are receiving new 3D art and today we want to show you some more. Read More.

The Fall of Oriath: Act Five Concept Art

Jul 3, 2017 8:52:01 PM
Our upcoming 3.0.0 expansion, The Fall of Oriath, draws ever closer. While we're still working to confirm the exact release date, we are very eager to share the hard work of our team with you. Concept art is a great opportunity to showcase some of the behind-the-scenes process and creation of our final work. We are excited to share more of this with you today! Read More.

Two-Week Event Feedback

Jul 2, 2017 11:57:56 PM
We're planning to run another two-week event after the Mayhem events end. The team is currently tied up with preparing content for 3.0.0 so we're not able to add any new modifiers for this event, however we can create events with existing modifiers. We wanted to ask you, the community, what your preferences for this two-week event would be. Read More.

The Fall of Oriath: Yugul, Reflection of Terror

Jul 2, 2017 8:56:13 PM
This week we'll be deploying Wave 2 of The Fall of Oriath Beta! These changes include Act 8 and other improvements mentioned in last week's Beta Report. This update will also include a full character wipe so that players can more accurately test content with the new changes in place. In the meantime, we've created a preview video of one of the new Act 8 bosses: Yugul, Reflection of Terror! Read More.