News Archive

Essence League Statistics

Sep 12, 2016 11:18:13 PM
Atlas of Worlds and the Essence Challenge Leagues have been out for ten days now. We thought it would be a good time to reveal how many challenges have been completed and some data on what types of skills and unique items are being used in both the Essence and Hardcore Essence leagues. Read More.

Community Showcase

Sep 11, 2016 11:15:46 PM
We hope you had a great weekend playing Atlas of Worlds! Currently, our developers are hard at work going through reported issues to put together patches that address them. In the meantime, we have put together a selection of community assets that includes fan art, 3D art and handmade ceramic maps to share with you. Read More.

New Microtransactions - Bear Armour, Inua Totems Pet and the Shaper Portal

Sep 8, 2016 11:12:17 PM
We've just released new microtransactions! Feel the power of the Bear Armour Set, travel to maps using the Shaper Portal Effect and enjoy the company of the Inua Totems Pet in your journey through Wraeclast. Read More.

Patch Notes 2.4.0c

Sep 7, 2016 10:56:48 PM
We have just deployed Patch 2.4.0c which contains many bug fixes and other improvements. Click here to see the full patch notes! Read More.

New Loading Screens and Wallpapers

Sep 6, 2016 11:42:56 PM
Atlas of Worlds introduced more than just a new endgame experience and the Essence Challenge League - it also added a new set of loading screens! We've made them available for you to download as wallpapers! Read More.

The Exiled Tribune -'s Weekly Path of Exile News Round-Up

Sep 6, 2016 7:48:19 PM has posted their latest weekly Path of Exile news round-up, The Exiled Tribune. They posted the highlights of the news and other relevant topics from last week. If you're interested in checking it out, head on over to! They post their column at the beginning of each week! Read More.

Community Builds for New Players

Sep 6, 2016 1:44:48 AM
The Atlas of Worlds expansion launched last weekend. If you're new to the game and still not sure about what build to play, we have some player-made build guides to share with you! This post includes a Skeleton Summoner build, a Warchief Totem build, a Cheap Firestorm build, a Lioneye's Glare based Cast on Crit build and a Staff-based critical strike build. Read More.

How the Atlas of Worlds Launch Went

Sep 5, 2016 1:01:13 AM
Path of Exile: Atlas of Worlds launched two days ago! Other than the server memory issues during the first few hours, the launch went smoothly and our players have been enjoying the Essence Challenge Leagues and Atlas content! We have released two hotfix patches so far (here and here). Today we've just released Patch 2.4.0b which fixes over a dozen more problems such as the Nature's Boon issue and several crashes. Read More.

The Carnage Mystery Box

Sep 3, 2016 6:05:13 PM
We've just released the Carnage Mystery Box which will be on sale until the next Challenge League. Each box grants you one random carnage-themed microtransaction, with value equal to at least that of the box (25 points). There are 39 awesome prizes to win including two armour sets, three wings and other new effects! Check out this video compilation of all the microtransactions contained in the Carnage Mystery Box! Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Sep 3, 2016 3:14:24 AM
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.

Character Slot Sale - Path of Exile: Atlas of Worlds and the Essence Leagues Launch Tomorrow!

Sep 2, 2016 3:03:48 AM
The time has finally come! Get some snacks, shun your loved ones, and embrace the blood and glory of Wraeclast. Atlas of Worlds launches tomorrow. We have all the information you need to know about what happens when the expansion launches, when you can patch, as well as a torrent for those who are eager to download it early! Read More.

Item Filter and Skill Tree Information for Atlas of Worlds

Aug 31, 2016 11:04:43 PM
The Shaper looms ever-near, breathing down the neck of all exiles waiting to take on his twisted web of nightmares. His challenges await you when Path of Exile: Atlas of Worlds launches this weekend. You'll need to fight prepared and ready. We've compiled the latest Skill Tree and Item Filter information to help you on your way. Read More.

Atlas of Worlds Patch Notes

Aug 30, 2016 8:40:30 PM
Path of Exile: Atlas of Worlds and the Essence Leagues launch this weekend! Along with the Atlas and other end-game updates, this expansion also comes with a myriad of other improvements to Path of Exile. For more information, check out the full patch notes. Read More.

The Essence League Challenges and Rewards

Aug 30, 2016 1:03:30 AM
The Essence Challenge Leagues launch on September 2nd alongside the Atlas of Worlds expansion. While exploring the Essence league, there are forty challenges to test yourself against for exclusive rewards. Completing thresholds of these challenges can earn you the Essence Footprints, Essence Back Attachment and Essence Portal Effect. Interested? Check out the full news post to view the challenges! Read More.

The Exiled Tribune -'s Weekly Path of Exile News Round-Up

Aug 29, 2016 7:56:46 PM has recently started a weekly round-up of Path of Exile's news. They highlight all the need-to-know news and current affairs for Path of Exile and the community. They post their article every Monday, so if you're interested in checking it out, head on over to for more information. Read More.

Divination Cards and Other News!

Aug 29, 2016 1:56:10 AM
The Prophecy Leagues end tomorrow and we're currently in our last week before Atlas of Worlds launches this weekend. Find out what happens when the Prophecy Leagues merge, what uniques were revealed in The Lioneye's Watch Podcast, what Divination Cards are going in 2.4.0 and what to expect in the news this coming week! Read More.

ZiggyD's Essence League Beginner's Guide

Aug 29, 2016 12:20:06 AM
ZiggyD has created a comprehensive guide to the mechanics of Essence league. This will give you the info you need to fully understand and take advantage of the powerful new essences! Read More.

CIS (Russian) Garena Account Migration, Localisation and Servers

Aug 28, 2016 4:40:45 PM
We have just deployed a patch that has added Russian localisation, chat channels, a Moscow gateway, and a new Russian Path of Exile website Read More.

Particle Effect Optimisations in 2.4.0

Aug 27, 2016 11:12:34 PM
In addition to the multithreading improvements we have already talked about, we have significantly improved the speed of Path of Exile's particle effect system for 2.4.0. This has led to large frame rate increases when there are a lot of particles on the screen, such as burning ground maps. In this post I'll talk a little bit about what we have achieved. Read More.

ZiggyD Showcases Five Map Bosses from Atlas of Worlds

Aug 26, 2016 12:47:40 AM
In Path of Exile: Atlas of Worlds, not only have we added 30 new maps we've also improved many of the existing map bosses. ZiggyD has created a video to show off five of these reworked bosses and their changes! Read More.