News Archive

New Microtransactions - Verdant Wings, Arcane Shield and Tiger Pet

Mar 22, 2017 5:45:47 PM
We've just released three new microtransactions: Verdant Wings, Arcane Shield and the Tiger Pet! You can check them out in the store. Read More.

The Fall of Oriath: Music and Environments

Mar 21, 2017 6:41:14 PM
Our team have been working on the new 3.0.0 expansion for several years now. In Acts 5 to 10, players will travel to Oriath and assist the Karui slave revolution, visit the Courts of the Templars who exiled them to Wraeclast and eventually return to renewed areas of the dark continent. Today we want to share a small teaser of some new environments and their music. We hope you'll enjoy playing in them as much as we've enjoyed creating them. Read More.

Developer Photos

Mar 20, 2017 10:38:25 PM
It's been a while since we've moved into our big office, so it’s time to share some new photos of developers at work. We've asked some team members to put aside their work on the new expansion for a few seconds to show off their workspaces! Read More.

Developer Q&A - Answers Part 1

Mar 19, 2017 11:26:40 PM
Last week we asked the community for questions for our developers to answer. We received dozens of pages of questions and have spent the week answering many of the ones from the first eight pages. We're going to have to answer more of these questions in a follow-up post or two soon! Read More.

Act 5 Concept Art

Mar 16, 2017 4:59:17 PM
Today we're revealing three more pieces of concept art of monsters from our upcoming Act 5 release. These new monsters come from the Ossuary and Reliquary areas, which are new side areas in Oriath. Read More.

New Microtransactions - Deicide Armour Set and Wings, Phoenix Wings

Mar 15, 2017 10:02:32 PM
Today we have deployed the 2.6.0f patch with new 3d art for items and a handful of bug fixes. We've also released the new Deicide Armour set and two wings microtransactions, Deicide and Phoenix wings! They are now available in the store. Read More.

Community Translators Needed

Mar 14, 2017 6:38:31 PM
Over the last few years, we have expanded Path of Exile to several non-English markets. The game can currently be played in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Traditional Chinese (on the Taiwanese Garena server) and Simplified Chinese (on the Chinese Tencent server, which is currently in closed beta). We are currently working on another set of languages, and are looking to find some strong translators among the community to work with us on those regions (in a paid remote capacity). These languages are: German, French and Spanish. We are also looking for an additional Thai translator to join our team. Read More.

Funny Community Videos

Mar 13, 2017 10:31:52 PM
While the developers are busy working on 3.0.0 and answering questions from yesterday's Developer Q&A, our community team have put together some humorous animated gifv videos that can be used on discussion sites like reddit. We also found some funny RIP videos from our community and wanted to share them with you, so check them out! Read More.

Developer Questions and Answers

Mar 12, 2017 7:52:21 PM
We have run several Developer Q&A posts in the past and they have been very successful. We've decided to hold another! We'll answer your questions about Path of Exile, game development and life at the GGG office. Please post questions in this forum thread. We'll post the answers in the news next week! Read More.

Super Stash Sale - All Stash Tabs on Sale This Weekend!

Mar 9, 2017 10:02:14 PM
This weekend we're holding another Super Stash Sale where we're discounting every type of stash tab. Everything has been discounted from Premium Stash Tab Bundles, Premium Upgrades, Currency Tabs to the new Premium Quad, Divination and Essence Stash Tabs. If you're looking for points to spend on these tabs, remember to check out our new Legacy Supporter Packs! Read More.

Introducing the Legacy Hat and Other New Microtransactions!

Mar 8, 2017 8:34:57 PM
We've just released a collection of five new microtransactions, including a new cloak and four helmet attachments. One of these is a new limited-time-only Legacy-themed hat! We've also updated the Bandana so that it includes both a skin and an effect version of the microtransaction. Players who already own the skin version of the microtransaction will be given the effect version for free! Read More.

2.6.0d Patch Notes

Mar 7, 2017 10:53:18 PM
Tomorrow (Thursday NZT/Wednesday US Time) we're planning to release patch 2.6.0d which addresses a number of bugs affecting players since Content Update 2.6.0 was released. While the patch is going through its final phases of quality assurance, we thought it would be beneficial to share the patch notes in the meantime. Read More.

Streamer Guides and Highlights!

Mar 6, 2017 4:08:31 PM
As with each new release, Content Update 2.6.0 has attracted a number of new Path of Exile players! Therefore it's the perfect time to share some easy to follow guides for getting started in the new Legacy Leagues! While the leagues are only four days old, we've already seen some great moments experienced by the community! We've compiled some of these highlights (and lowlights) to share with you. Read More.

New Items and the Legacy Launch!

Mar 5, 2017 9:18:22 PM
Content Update 2.6.0 and the Legacy Challenge Leagues launched over the weekend! We're very proud to announce that this was one of our best launches to date. Everything went relatively smoothly and we once again reached a record number of players online at once! In today's news, we've also created a showcase of all the new items that the community have found since the launch! Read More.

The Classic Mystery Box

Mar 4, 2017 4:05:40 PM
The Legacy Challenge League is a celebration of Path of Exile's development to date by revisiting previous leagues in new and challenging ways. In keeping with this nostalgic theme, we've just released the Classic Mystery Box which contains 39 new microtransactions that are inspired by classic microtransactions of the past! We've also taken this time to look at how mystery boxes are designed, in the interest of making Classic Mystery Box the best value yet! Read More.

Character Slot Sale - Legacy Launches Tomorrow!

Mar 2, 2017 7:07:13 PM
Content Update 2.6.0 and the Legacy Challenge Leagues launch tomorrow! We have all the information you need to know about what happens when the update launches tomorrow. In the meantime, we're running a ! Read More.

Item Filter and Passive Tree Information for 2.6.0

Mar 1, 2017 5:29:36 PM
Content Update 2.6.0 and the Legacy Challenge Leagues launch in less than two days! We know you're all eager to get prepared before the launch, so we've assembled the necessary item filter and skill tree data to get you on your way. This will be particularly useful for creators of build guides and item filters! Read More.

Content Update 2.6.0 Patch Notes

Feb 28, 2017 9:57:32 PM
The Legacy Challenge Leagues launch alongside Content Update 2.6.0 in just two days! This update includes new items, a plethora of reworked existing uniques, balance changes, the new Solo-Self Found mode and much more! For more detailed information about what's coming, check out the full patch notes. Read More.

Legacy League Challenges and Rewards

Feb 27, 2017 10:49:57 PM
The Legacy Challenge Leagues launch on March 3rd alongside Content Update 2.6.0. There are forty challenges to test yourself against for exclusive rewards. Completing 12, 24 and 36 challenges can earn you the Legacy Footprints, Legacy Weapon Effect and Legacy Portal respectively. Interested? Check out the full news post to view the challenges! Read More.

Breach League Ends Tomorrow, New Divination Cards and Other News

Feb 27, 2017 12:23:13 AM
Tomorrow at 1pm (PST), the Breach Challenge Leagues will end. At this time the Stormcaller Mystery Box, free mystery box promotion, and Rogue Exile Outfit Sale will also finish. Today's news post reveals four new Divination Cards, explains what will happen when the leagues merge tomorrow and has information about what to expect this week! Read More.