News Archive

What's coming in 0.9.6?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
I expect that we'll get a draft of 0.9.6 up onto Alpha before this weekend, and onto Beta approximately a week later. Read More.

GameBanshee's Path of Exile Beta Preview

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The guys at GameBanshee have been playing the Path of Exile Beta and have posted a preview with their thoughts. It's a great read, so if you're still waiting for beta access, please check it out. Read More.

We've deployed patch 0.9.5!

Friday, December 23, 2011
We've deployed the 0.9.5 Beta patch today which overhauls the currency system in Path of Exile and allows players to sell items to vendors. Read More.

0.9.5 Patching server problems

Thursday, December 22, 2011
The deploy was successful but the patching server has encountered a problem. We'll have this fixed soon. Read More.

My tips for the new vendors in 0.9.5

Thursday, December 22, 2011
Sorry for posting this in Beta Status, but it's a good way to get it read by people. I wanted to say some words about the new vendors and to spoil a few of the secret recipes ;) Read More.

0.9.5 Ladder Prizes

Thursday, December 22, 2011
In the new leagues that we're creating tomorrow, the first player to level 70 of each character class will be awarded a special prize. Read More.

0.9.5 Deployment and Legacy Leagues

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
0.9.5 will be deployed to Beta tomorrow (Friday NZ time). Read More.

(Dec 19) Quick realm restart

Sunday, December 18, 2011
We have rebooted the realm briefly to: Read More.

What's coming in 0.9.5?

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Hi guys! I've been quiet the last couple of days because we have this awesome new item drop simulator that has been fascinating to fiddle with. It's helped us really revamp the item drop systems to be a lot more fun. Read More.

Path of Exile servers are currently experiencing networking issues (Resolved)

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
UPDATE: The dropout problem seems to have been resolved. Some players are still experiencing latency issues. We will continue to investigate. Read More.

(Dec 9) Quick realm restart + small patch

Friday, December 9, 2011
We've rebooted the realm to move some servers around. Read More.

Path of Exile Beta 0.9.4 has been deployed!

Monday, December 5, 2011
Today we deployed the 0.9.4 patch to the Path of Exile Closed Beta realm. This patch addresses many key balance concerns and fixes a variety of issues. We anticipate releasing many balance hotfixes over the next week or two in the leadup to 0.9.5. Read More.

0.9.4 has been deployed

Sunday, December 4, 2011
0.9.4 is up. Patch notes are here. Read More.

Preliminary 0.9.4 Patch Notes

Friday, December 2, 2011
The 0.9.4 patch will be deployed to Beta on December 5. We've posted the current patch notes here. Read More.

What's coming in 0.9.4?

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Here are some highlights that are relevant so that you can see what our balance priorities have been: Read More.

Path of Exile Beta now has a European Gateway

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Today's deployment of the 0.9.3g patch added a European gateway to the Path of Exile Closed Beta realm. European players still play on the same realm as people on the American gateway, but are allocated to appropriate servers by default. Read More.

November 21 Server Hotfix

Sunday, November 20, 2011
We're deploying a serverside patch that will prevent people getting locked out of the game under some circumstances. Read More.

Dev Diary: Some Additional Notes on 0.9.3

Monday, November 14, 2011

Hi, I am Carl de Visser, I started at Grinding Gear Games at the beginning of 0.9.3 development. I have been working with Chris on general game design and game balance. These are few notes, from my perspective, to expand on design features in the patch notes. Read More.

Website Updates

Monday, November 14, 2011
With the deployment of 0.9.3 we've updated the Path of Exile website to have more accurate information about the game. Some notable changes are accurate information on Strength, Dexterity, Intelligence skills, Support Gems, Monster Auras, Item Prefix Mods, Item Suffix Mods, Currency items and the Beta Manifesto. More updates are on their way in the coming days. Read More.

Path of Exile Beta 0.9.3 is live!

Monday, November 14, 2011
Path of Exile has now entered the second phase of Closed Beta! The 0.9.3 patch has been deployed and is currently live on the servers. Final patch notes are here. We will be keeping an eye on server stability and will ramp up Beta invites as we push the server capacity. Read More.