News Archive

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.

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.

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.

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.

0.9.10 Deployment Timeline

Thursday, May 31, 2012
We expect to deploy 0.9.10 in the morning of Tuesday, June 5, NZ time. This allows us the Monday workday to fix any problems that have been found in Alpha testing over the weekend. Read More.

0.9.10 Information and News

Friday, May 25, 2012
I haven't posted a proper status update since the Public Stress Test weekend a couple of weeks ago. Sorry about that! Things have been super busy with the 0.9.10 patch and the leadup to Open Beta. Read More.

Recent News and 0.9.10 Information

Friday, May 25, 2012
We've posted a big news update that discusses how the last Public Stress Test Weekend went and describes many of the big features in the upcoming 0.9.10 patch. It includes a screenshot of the notice board that is used with our new public parties system. We also mention what's on the horizon with 0.9.11 patch and the upcoming Open Beta! Read More.

The second Public Stress Test Weekend has begun!

Saturday, May 12, 2012
The floodgates have opened! Our beta servers will be available for public access for the next 55 hours. For information about the public weekend, read this. If you'd like to support development and receive access to the Closed Beta, do so here. Read More.

CynicalBrit's exclusive Shadow footage

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
TotalBiscuit has posted an exclusive preview video of his playtime with the new Shadow class. Until Friday, this is the only way you can see a Shadow in action - check it out! Read More.

0.9.9 Deployment and Short Downtime

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
We're deploying the 0.9.9 patch in 45 minutes (at noon, NZ time). There will be up to 10 minutes of downtime while we perform a legacy migration. Read More.