News Archive

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.

0.9.11's End-game Maps system unveiled

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
We've posted a development diary entry here! There's a discussion thread here. Read More.

Dev Diary: End-game Maps

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

In the upcoming 0.9.11 patch, we’re revamping Path of Exile’s end-game to introduce a new system known as Maps. Players in high level areas can find Map items that allow them to travel to random end-game areas featuring bosses, awesome equipment and more Maps. Read More.

0.9.11 Burning Ground Screenshot

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Some new end-game areas that you might encounter in 0.9.11 have permanent patches of burning ground. This screenshot is also a sneak peek at another new Act Three tileset. Read More.

0.9.11 Sewers

Monday, June 25, 2012

The Path of Exile 0.9.11 patch introduces a new end-game system called Maps. We'll be posting a full developer diary about how it works within a few days. In the meantime, here's a screenshot that we took in one of the new end-game areas. Read More.

Build of the Week Video 2

Saturday, June 23, 2012
We've posted the second episode of our Build of the Week video series here. The video's discussion thread is here. This week we demonstrate zriL's Melee Witch. If you have a build that you'd like to submit, please do so in this thread. Read More.

First Official Screenshot of Act Three Town

Thursday, June 21, 2012

When Path of Exile enters Open Beta later this year, it will include three acts of content. We've been working hard on Act Three for some time and today we're unveiling the first official screenshot of its town. Read More.

Act Three Town Music and Voice Acting Sample

Thursday, June 21, 2012
We've posted the Act Three town music and a sample of our recent voice acting on the Audio page! Read More.

Build of the Week Video 1 and Fan Art Gallery

Saturday, June 16, 2012
We've posted the first episode of our Build of the Week video series here. There's a thread to discuss it here. We've also uploaded a gallery of Fan Art! Also, make sure not to miss our first 0.9.11 teaser. Read More.

0.9.11 Teaser

Friday, June 15, 2012
This is an item that you might find in the upcoming 0.9.11 patch. Read More.

Path of Exile 0.9.10 has been deployed!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
We've deployed the 0.9.10 patch and are now working on a 0.9.10b follow-up patch (which will address any small issues found today) and the large 0.9.11 patch which is due in approximately three weeks. You can find today's patch notes here. Read More.

0.9.10 Patch Notes

Monday, June 4, 2012
The 0.9.10 patch will be deployed tomorrow. It fixes a lot of important problems and adds many demanded features, such as item comparisons, public parties and short duration loot allocation. The patch notes are here! Read More.

Upcoming Patch Schedule and Open Beta News

Friday, June 1, 2012

We expect that Path of Exile will enter Open Beta in mid-August. At that point our final character wipe will occur and the game will be permanently available for everyone to play.

We've posted an in-depth explanation and a schedule of what we plan to include in each patch before Open Beta in this forum thread. Included is a sneak preview of some of the new content that we've been working on. Read More.