News Archive

New Skills Teaser and July 4th Weekend Fireworks Sale!

Friday, July 3, 2015
We've put together a video of the Flame Dash and Magma Orb skills being used in the Belly of the Beast area. To help our American community celebrate this July 4th weekend, we're running a sale on Red, White and Blue Fireworks for three days. We've never sold this colour combination before on our server and fireworks aren't on sale all the time, so stock up if you want some for future celebrations! Read More.

Beta Map Drops and Patch Deployment Delay

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Carl has posted information on improvements to Map Drops that we'll be trying in the next Beta Patch. We had indicated that we were trying to get the patch out before the weekend, but our quality assurance department has found enough last-minute bugs with the new content that we're currently aiming for Monday (US time). Read More.

All of the Jewels in The Awakening!

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Awakening contains 58 Unique Jewels. Today, we wanted to show you the set that will be in the initial release. For more information about the Jewel System, check out this page. Read More.

The Awakening Trailer, Launch Date, Challenge Leagues and More!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
We're proud to announce that Path of Exile's latest expansion, The Awakening, will launch on July 10 at 1pm PDT (9pm CET). Today we've released the trailer, a challenge league developer video and massive updates to The Awakening's site. You can check out an article and video from the team at Gamepedia and Curse. have also posted an article with information about the launch! Also, check out this article on PCGamesN. Read More.

We're Adding More Divination Cards!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Closed Beta patch aimed for Friday (NZ time) includes a lot more Divination Cards. We've included copies of them in today's news post so that you can check them out in advance. If you'd like to create your own Divination Card, check out the Highgate Pack. Read More.

This Week's State of the Beta

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Hi, I'm Carl and I have been managing the Closed Beta for The Awakening. As part of the beta process, I will be providing a weekly State of the Beta news post. This is the ninth such post. Read More.

New Unique Items - Kingsguard and Call of the Brotherhood!

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Over the last few weeks we've shown off a range of weapons for both high- and low-level characters, but we have a lot more unique items than just weapons coming in The Awakening. Today we're showcasing a life-restoring body armour, and a ring that takes lightning builds to a new level. Read More.

Explore Shavronne's Hidden Runic Trove!

Thursday, June 25, 2015
This episode of Hideout of the Week is based on fan written lore that describes how Shavronne acquired a den for her treasures. The episode explores different elements of the hideout, how they were created and the story behind them. Read More.

Community Showcase #12

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
This week's community showcase includes the State of Exile podcast, a fan-made key chain, fan art, some videos and a GGG developer made podcast! Read More.

State of the Beta - Post #8

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Hi, I'm Carl and I have been managing the Closed Beta for The Awakening. As part of the beta process, I will be providing a weekly State of the Beta news post. This is the eighth such post. Read More.

Timeline Until The Awakening Release

Monday, June 22, 2015
In addition to Carl's weekly State of Beta post, I wanted to post an overview of how things are going with the rest of the preparation for The Awakening's launch. Today's news post is a summary of where we're up to with content that you haven't yet seen in the Beta. Read More.

Weekend Classic Effects Sale and Office Move

Friday, June 19, 2015
We're running a three-day, 50%-off sale on Classic Effects. These older microtransactions were already at low prices, so this discount makes them even more affordable. We'll also be moving office tomorrow! Read More.

Path of Exile Thailand releases their Closed Beta!

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Today our partners at Garena have released their Closed Beta of their Thailand Path of Exile realm! It features a full text translation and local Thai servers. If you're from Thailand, we recommend checking it out. Read More.

Exiles Everywhere Events and New Unique Teaser

Thursday, June 18, 2015
This weekend, we'll be running two concurrent Three-Day Exiles Everywhere events - one Standard and one Hardcore. Both events award Closed Beta access to the top 200 players who don't already have access. In other news, we also have a teaser of a new Unique Item to show you.

Hideout of the Week: Castle of Pathsylvania

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Hideout of the Week is a video series that showcases interesting and unique hideouts made by members of the Path of Exile community. This week's episode showcases a castle-themed hideout. The author created this hideout with the goal of making each area invisible from other areas. Read More.

State of the Beta - Post #7 (Beta Patch and Wipe)

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Hi, I'm Carl and I have been managing the Closed Beta for The Awakening. As part of the beta process, I will be providing a weekly State of the Beta news post. This is the seventh such post. Read More.

Two More Upcoming Unique Weapons

Monday, June 15, 2015
Last time we showed off some of the new Unique Items coming in The Awakening, we displayed some gap-filling low-level weapons. But we know that high-level weapons are some of the most exciting, so today we've got two new one-handed weapons designed by supporters.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Saturday, June 13, 2015
We're running a sale on Stash Tabs! For the first 24 hours (Saturday, PST), we've discounted Premium Stash Tab Bundles by 17.5%. On Sunday, Regular Stash Tab Bundles are discounted by 26.6%. Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

More Divination Cards

Friday, June 12, 2015
Our next Closed Beta patch is currently aimed for Tuesday NZ time. It includes quite a lot of Divination Cards! Today's news post contains screenshots of many of them that currently haven't been revealed. The specifics of what areas they drop in and how common they are can be discovered once they're live next week. Read More.

New Unique Item and Start of One-Week Cut-Throat Event!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The One-Week Cut-Throat event has begun! We're excited to see how it'll play out over the next week. In today's news, we have a shocking new unique item from The Awakening to share with you. Read More.