News Archive

The Abyss Challenge League

Nov 22, 2017 6:30:32 PM
On Friday December 8th, the Abyss Challenge League will launch alongside War for the Atlas. Today's news post provides a first glimpse into the deadly challenges and valuable rewards of the Abyss Challenge League. Read More.

Adjustments to Existing Corpse Spells

Nov 21, 2017 8:09:15 PM
War for the Atlas includes four new spells, all of which interact in some way with corpses. To keep existing corpse-related skills relevant, we've made some adjustments to both of our existing corpse-aligned spells, the corpse-spawning Desecrate and the damaging Detonate Dead. Today's news post outlines what to expect from these changes. Read More.

New Boss Fight: Shakari

Nov 20, 2017 5:32:27 PM
Last week our trailer for Path of Exile: War for the Atlas teased many new aspects of the upcoming expansion. You may have noticed one new boss, Shakari who will appear in Act Nine! The team has been working hard on this fight and we're eager to share a full reveal of this gameplay in action. Check out the full demo video here. Read More.

The Hungry Loop Unique Ring

Nov 19, 2017 8:41:38 PM
Of the uniques we showed on our War for the Atlas announcement page, one in particular has caught the community's eye: The Hungry Loop. We've seen a lot of members of our community asking for clarification about how this little unique item works, so we want to clear up any confusion. Read More.

Path of Exile: War for the Atlas

Nov 16, 2017 3:00:23 PM
We're proud to announce Path of Exile: War for the Atlas which features the vicious conflict between The Shaper and the Elder, adds 32 new maps, new items, gems and also launches alongside our latest challenge league: Abyss! Check out the trailer and announcement page for more information. Read More.

Payment Improvements for Tomorrow's Supporter Packs

Nov 15, 2017 8:38:57 PM
Tomorrow we'll be announcing the 3.1.0 expansion, its challenge league and the new supporter packs! In preparation for these packs, we have added over 700 new payment methods and also now support processing payments in Euros. Read More.

Video Highlights from the Turmoil Event!

Nov 14, 2017 7:15:41 PM
We're about halfway through the ten-day Turmoil Event and we're very pleased with how many of you are competing in this event. We've already seen many excellent video highlights from people's experiences so far and wanted to share them with the broader community! Read More.

Development Manifesto: Monster Density in Maps

Nov 13, 2017 7:08:22 PM
With the official 3.1.0 announcement just around the corner, we wanted to take a moment to address a community concern that has arisen since 3.0.0 launched. The team has written a development manifesto regarding monster density in maps that outlines some of our upcoming plans. Check out the full post here. Read More.

The 3.1.0 Press Tour is Complete

Nov 12, 2017 9:11:22 PM
Chris and Jonathan have returned from the US West Coast press tour for our upcoming expansion. Journalists have this week to write up their impressions of the new content, with the press embargo being lifted at the same time that the expansion is announced at noon on Thursday this week (PST). Keep an eye out for their coverage then! Read More.

The Ten-Day Turmoil Event Starts Tomorrow!

Nov 9, 2017 8:37:57 PM
We're approximately one month away from the release of the 3.1.0 expansion, which means that there are only few weeks left before the end of the Harbinger Challenge League. This also means the beginning of pair of ten-day events! The Turmoil events will start very soon, so it's time to prepare yourself for the race! We've also updated our racing guide, so check it out if you need some helpful tips for the event. Read More.

Upcoming Unique Items

Nov 8, 2017 7:16:17 PM
In the leadup to the reveal of our December update, today we're showcasing a small sample of the unique items that are being added in 3.1.0. Read More.

Developer Interview - Natanel - Visual Effects Artist

Nov 7, 2017 7:24:26 PM
While our team are working hard preparing our upcoming expansion, we've had a moment to interview Natanel, one of our visual effects artists, to get some insights into his work! Read More.

Five Facts about our Upcoming Release

Nov 6, 2017 5:44:11 PM
Yesterday we revealed the announcement date for our upcoming 3.1.0 expansion. While you're waiting for it, calm your curiosity with five facts about this release. Read More.

Timeline Over the Next Few Weeks

Nov 5, 2017 5:57:00 PM
It's been a couple of weeks since we checked in with the community about our upcoming content schedule and so we wanted to take a moment to let you know how things are going and what you can expect in the next few weeks! Read More.

The Fall of Oriath Supporter Packs end in Two Weeks and Super Stash Sale

Nov 2, 2017 11:00:16 PM
Our development team is working hard towards the announcement of our next expansion. We'll reveal the upcoming content in a couple of weeks! Of course, we've prepared awesome new supporter packs for this expansion, which means that there are only two weeks left before The Fall of Oriath supporter packs will leave the store, forever! We're also holding another Super Stash Sale this weekend where we're discounting every type of stash tab. Read More.

Try out our new Trade Site!

Nov 2, 2017 6:52:19 PM
Today we have launched a beta version of, a trade site that has similar functionality to popular community sites. We have also augmented our Online API to take into account AFK players and those in DND mode. This functionality is available for all trade sites that consume this API and should help make trade results more accurate for everyone. Read the rest of this news post for information on, or click here to read our Trade Manifesto if you'd like to hear more about our philosophy behind trade in Path of Exile. Read More.

Harbinger Content Integration

Nov 1, 2017 11:28:15 PM
Harbinger Challenge League was released alongside 3.0.0 and was played by more people than any league we have made before. Our team has written a Development Manifesto regarding the future of Harbinger mechanics and currency items from this league. Read More.

Hideout Showcase: The Cartographorium

Oct 31, 2017 9:20:22 PM
We recently stumbled upon a hideout made by Sie_Sayoka that impressed us so much that we decided to make a video to showcase this work. The hideout includes a large map of Wraeclast, the Atlas and even a sculpture of The Shaper! Read More.

Happy Halloween!

Oct 30, 2017 11:30:14 PM
It's October 31st here in New Zealand and about to become Halloween for the rest of the world too! This means that there's only a few more days to grab the Bleeding Eyes Helmet Effect, Devil Horns and Spiderweb Cloak! To celebrate this spooky occasion, we've collected some secret tidbits about Path of Exile and our development history to share with you! While many of you may know that Chatters was named after a laundromat that Chris frequented in early development, did you know that Rat Cage Unique will sometimes squeak if you take fire damage? Read More.

Community Showcase

Oct 29, 2017 9:47:00 PM
It's time for another community showcase! Today we'd like to share a few pieces of fan art that were created by our players outside of the recent fan art competition, including some artwork, a tattoo and Nessa cosplay. Read More.