News Archive

Build of the Week Video 10

Sunday, September 9, 2012
The tenth Build of the Week video has been uploaded! This week we're showing a Witch that maximises the size and quantity of her critical strikes. If you'd like to discuss the build, please do so here! Read More.

0.9.12 Information and Incomplete Patch Notes (Updated)

Friday, August 31, 2012
As you know, 0.9.12 was intended to be the PvP patch. Read More.

0.9.12 Information, Partial Patch Notes and Screenshot

Friday, August 31, 2012

We've posted a thread with information about the upcoming 0.9.12 patch, including early patch notes which will be updated as we get closer to the deployment date. We've also posted a screenshot of the new item frames in 0.9.12! Read More.

Build of the Week Video 9

Monday, August 27, 2012
The ninth Build of the Week video has been uploaded! This week we demonstrate Faerwin's unarmed Marauder build which uses the Facebreaker unique item to kill enemies in one punch. The discussion thread for the video is here. Read More.

August 16 Progress Update

Thursday, August 16, 2012
It's been a little while since we posted a public progress update, so I've put together some notes on how various things are going. This isn't intended to be a long post! Read More.

August Progress Update

Thursday, August 16, 2012
We've posted a progress update explaining how things are going in several areas such as our crowdfunding, livestreaming, YouTube videos, weekend events, the 0.9.12 patch and frequent 0.9.11 updates. Please check it out! Read More.

Build of the Week Video 8

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Our eighth Build of the Week video is ready! This week we demonstrate PoisonSmith's Wand Marauder. It's a hardcore build that kills quite efficiently from a distance and generates a lot of frenzy, power and endurance charges which it shares with party members due to the Conduit keystone passive. The discussion thread for the video is here. Read More.

Path of Exile's One-Year Beta Anniversary!

Sunday, August 12, 2012
This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Path of Exile Closed Beta. To celebrate, we dug up a copy of the 0.9.0 build and put together a video showing some of the differences. Also, if you didn't see the video of yesterday's Cut-throat event, check it out. Read More.

Where have the Patch Notes and Event announcements gone?

Thursday, August 9, 2012
To their own forums! Read More.

The third Public Stress Test Weekend has ended!

Monday, July 30, 2012
We've just switched the servers back over to the Closed Beta, after a very successful stress test weekend. We found out a lot of information that will greatly help us scale up for Open Beta, and had a great time chatting to fans! If you played the weekend and would like to gain permanent Closed Beta access, please visit this page. Read More.

Updated Open Beta Date Information

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
In June, we posted that our we estimated that we'd enter Open Beta in mid-August. We proposed a schedule of three patches of approximately three weeks each to achieve the features and content we wanted before we enter Open Beta. Read More.

Path of Exile 0.9.11 has been Deployed!

Monday, July 23, 2012
After seven weeks of hard work, we've finally deployed the 0.9.11 patch to the Path of Exile Beta servers. This patch introduces a new Singaporean gateway (ideal for Australian players), the Act Two boss fight, weapon swapping, the end-game Maps system and a new layout for the passive skill tree. Full patch notes are here! Read More.

Public Stress Test Weekend #3 is this Weekend!

Monday, July 23, 2012
This weekend (July 27-29) the Path of Exile Beta servers will be available for public access! We've put up a page with answers to common questions about the event here. The last two public stress test weekends were a huge success, so we look forward to hopefully breaking some records this weekend! Read More.

Build of the Week Video 6

Sunday, July 22, 2012
We've posted our sixth Build of the Week video! This week we demonstrate renatobaal's Ranger. It's an awesome build that uses Tempest Shield with high shield block, lots of Critical Strike chance and Elemental Proliferation to keep enemies shocked while Molten Shell and a Detonate Dead totem clean them up. You can read more about the build here. The discussion thread for the video is here. Read More.

Totalbiscuit and Chris try out some End-game Maps!

Saturday, July 21, 2012
Totalbiscuit has posted a video his time playing some end-game maps with Chris. They try both the Crematorium and Sewers maps, which are new tilesets in 0.9.11. Check it out on YouTube! We had a great time participating in this video and want to sincerely thank Totalbiscuit for his continued support! Read More.

Video about 0.9.11 Passive Skill Tree changes

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The 0.9.11 patch will be deployed pretty soon (most likely Monday next week, NZ time). One of the features in this patch is a new passive skill tree design. We've prepared a video explaining what has changed and what our motivations were. Enjoy! Read More.

Build of the Week Video 5

Saturday, July 14, 2012
We've posted our fifth Build of the Week video! This one features a character build designed by our Quality Assurance Lead, Rory. We had a lot of fun making this video because the build is really clever and uses a lot of neat tricks. The video was filmed with a version of 0.9.11. It features an end-game map and the current version of the new passive skill tree. There are some other 0.9.11 features that you might notice as well. The discussion thread for the video is here. If you'd like to submit a build for future videos, please do so here. Read More.

Build of the Week Video 4

Friday, July 6, 2012
The fourth episode of the Path of Exile Build of the Week series has been uploaded. In this video we showcase dashgalaxy86's dual wielding Duelist build. We'd love to check out any other builds that you'd like to show us. Please submit them in this thread. Read More.

Build of the Week Video 3

Saturday, June 30, 2012
We've posted the third episode of our Build of the Week video series here. This week we're showing off CrackingSkull's Resolute Technique/Blood Magic Marauder. We're very interested to see your builds! Please submit them in this thread. Read More.

Map System Video

Thursday, June 28, 2012
To accompany our recent Development Diary about the new Maps system, we've put together a simple YouTube video demonstrating the use of Maps! Read More.