News Archive

The Winter Mystery Box - Including New and Exclusive Microtransactions!

Dec 16, 2015 9:05:34 PM
To celebrate both the holiday season and our upcoming Winterheart race season, we're introducing the Winter Mystery Box, which is on sale from today until January 5th! Each box grants you one random cold-themed microtransaction, with value equal to at least that of the box (15 points). There are 19 awesome icy prizes to win. The boxes also include new and exclusive microtransactions like the Arctic Armour Set, Northern Light Effect, Arctic Lynx Pet, Ice Crystal Hideout Decoration and the Wolf Pet! Check out this video compilation of all the microtransactions contained in the Winter Mystery Box! Read More.

The Hunt for Rigwald - Prizes by Alienware

Dec 15, 2015 9:56:19 PM
Alienware have generously given us four Alienware Alpha micro-desktop gaming machines as prizes for a competition in the new Talisman leagues! Anyone who kills Rigwald in the new challenge leagues is eligible to win one. We'll be awarding them to two players in the Standard version and another to two players in the Hardcore version. By killing Rigwald you will also go into the draw to win one of 15 Premium Stash Tab Bundles in the Standard or Hardcore version (30 available in total). Prizes will be drawn when the league ends in early March next year! Read More.

Talisman and Poison Questions and Answers

Dec 14, 2015 9:14:53 PM
Talisman is the most complex league we have ever introduced. Understandably, we've had many people ask questions about how certain aspects work. Today we're answering some of the most common questions and, as an added bonus towards the end, also covering some of the complexities of the revamped Poison mechanic. Read More.

Additional Improvements to Content Update 2.1.0

Dec 14, 2015 12:38:03 AM
The launch of the Talisman Challenge Leagues and Content Update 2.1.0 this weekend was very successful! Some of our developers worked through the weekend to release patches 2.1.0b, 2.1.0c and two hotfixes, which address some early issues. We're planning more incremental updates over the next few days and have a 2.1.1 update lined up for hopefully later this week. Read More.

Content update 2.1.0 and the Talisman Challenge Leagues are now live!

Dec 11, 2015 4:19:11 PM
Content update 2.1.0 and the Talisman Challenge Leagues are now live! Check out the patch notes here. If you'd like to help support Path of Exile, please consider purchasing a Supporter Pack or one of the new microtransactions introduced with Content Update 2.1.0. Thanks again for your generous support! We really hope you enjoy the new content and leagues! Read More.

2.1.0 Content Update and Talisman League Deployment Timeline!

Dec 10, 2015 9:50:13 PM
We're launching Content Update 2.1.0 and the Talisman Challenge Leagues tomorrow! Two hours before the countdown timer hits zero, the servers will be taken down. At this time players will be able to begin patching the 2.1.0 Content Update. When the servers come up you'll be able to begin playing the new Talisman Challenge leagues! You can read the full patch notes for the 2.1.0 Content Update and Talisman Challenge leagues here. Read More.

Talisman Challenges and Upcoming Items!

Dec 9, 2015 11:30:49 PM
The Talisman Challenge leagues will commence with the deployment of 2.1.0 in under 41 hours! The challenge leagues contain 32 challenges to complete. You will be awarded with pieces of the Rigwald Armour Set for reaching different thresholds of completed challenges. Today's news post outlines these challenges as well as some exciting new items and the Poison Support Gem! Read More.

Content Update 2.1.0 Patch Notes

Dec 8, 2015 11:59:19 PM
You can now preview the Patch Notes for Content Update 2.1.0! These are the preliminary patch notes and while they are currently accurate, they are subject to change prior to the release of the 2.1.0 Content Update and Talisman Leagues this weekend. Read More.

Darkshrine Event Winners!

Dec 7, 2015 11:00:46 PM
The Darkshrine Events have now ended and winners have been chosen for the submission prizes and the level-threshold prizes. Read More.

Development Manifesto: Content Update 2.1.0 Balance Changes

Dec 6, 2015 9:31:25 PM
The design team have written a manifesto post that outlines some of the balance changes occurring with content update 2.1.0. While it's still subject to change, the passive tree is also available to those who would like to preview it. Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Dec 5, 2015 3:05:35 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%. If you're looking to buy points to purchase Stash Tabs, remember to check out our new supporter packs! Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

New Additional Supporter Pack Effects!

Dec 3, 2015 8:36:36 PM
We've just deployed a patch that adds four additional weapon effects and two new portal effects to the Ascendancy Supporter Packs! They stack, so if you have one of the higher packs, you'll receive a big pile of effects (for example, Ascendant Supporters receive four Gargoyle Pets, four Portrait Frames, four Portal Effects and four Weapon Effects!) We've retroactively added them to all past purchases of the new packs. Check them out! Read More.

Multipet Preview Video!

Dec 2, 2015 11:35:31 PM
When the 2.1.0 Content Update deploys on December 11th, it will include the ability to have any two of your pets out at once. We've created a preview video to show this feature off! Read More.

Preview of Upcoming Ghostflame Microtransactions!

Dec 1, 2015 7:53:17 PM
The Talisman League/2.1.0 Content Update launches next weekend and will introduce several new microtransactions. These are an ideal opportunity to spend some of the excess points from your new supporter packs! Today, we have a preview of the Ghostflame Armour Set and Ghostflame Herald of Ash Skill Effect. Read More.

Talisman League Mechanics

Nov 30, 2015 10:24:22 PM
With the release of the Talisman Challenge Leagues fast approaching (at the end of next week!), we wanted to go into more detail about how you can find higher-tier Talismans by summoning monsters at the stone circles. Today's news post is a mechanical explanation of this system. Read More.

Brazil Launch: December 11

Nov 29, 2015 8:41:06 PM
We're proud to announce that Path of Exile will be released in Brazil on December 11, alongside Content Update 2.1.0. Brazilian players will be able to play with other players on our main Path of Exile realm, and will have (optional) access to a fully translated client in Brazilian Portuguese and servers in São Paulo. On release day, a fully translated copy of the Path of Exile site will be available, but in the meantime, our two Brazilian Portuguese resources are the game information page and the Talisman/2.1.0 announcement. You can also check out the Portuguese version of the Ascendancy Trailer. Clique adiante para ler a versão em português dessa notícia. Read More.

The Ascendancy Supporter Packs!

Nov 26, 2015 5:34:18 PM
We have just released the Ascendancy Supporter Packs! These four packs include new Gargoyle Pets, Forum Titles, Portrait Frames, Points and the Awakening Extended Soundtrack! There are also Ascendancy T-shirts, Art Packs and new Portal Effects available in higher packs! Thank you so much for your generous support! Read More.

Skill Development - Blade Vortex

Nov 25, 2015 5:56:40 PM
Today, we're going to talk about Blade Vortex, one of the upcoming Physical spells to be released alongside the Talisman league in Content Update 2.1.0 on December 11. We've also created a video to demonstrate the skill in action. Read More.

2.1.0 Divination Cards

Nov 24, 2015 5:51:20 PM
The 2.1.0 Content Update is packed full of content, including new divination cards. Today we have a preview of some of these upcoming cards. Read More.

Three New Supporter Uniques

Nov 23, 2015 8:06:26 PM
In addition to the Talisman Challenge Leagues and new gems introduced by Content Update 2.1.0, we're also adding more Unique Items! Today we'd like to showcase three of these, which have been created by our supporters. These will be released on December 11 alongside this update and the new leagues. Read More.