News Archive

Item Filter and Skill Tree Information for 2.5.0

Nov 30, 2016 4:27:50 PM
Content Update 2.5.0 and the Breach Challenge Leagues launch in less than two days! We know you're all eager to get prepared before the launch, so we've assembled the necessary item filter and skill tree data to get you on your way. This will be particularly useful for creators of build guides and item filters! Read More.

Content Update 2.5.0 Patch Notes

Nov 29, 2016 7:48:32 PM
Content Update 2.5.0 and the Breach Challenge leagues launch this weekend! Alongside many other improvements, this update includes new unique items, new challenges and rewards, adjustments to Master Missions, and our new 64-bit Path of Exile client that uses DirectX 11! For more information, check out the full patch notes. Read More.

Breach League Challenges and Rewards

Nov 28, 2016 8:58:23 PM
The Breach Challenge Leagues launch on December 2nd alongside Content Update 2.5.0. There are forty challenges to test yourself against for exclusive rewards. Completing thresholds of these challenges can earn you the Breach Footprints, Breach Portal Effect and Demonic Wings. Interested? Check out the full news post to view the challenges! Read More.

Additions and Improvements to Map Mods

Nov 28, 2016 4:45:49 PM
In Content Update 2.5.0, we're making changes to the modifiers on maps! This includes some improvements to existing ones as well as adding many new ones. Today's news post outlines what you can expect. Read More.

Master the Breach

Nov 27, 2016 5:01:24 PM
In the Breach League, players will face powerful, once-invisible foes for a shot at great treasures. Some of these treasures, however, are far stronger while you remain inside a breach. Find out how you can improve your odds of victory in the next league! Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Nov 26, 2016 3:35:24 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%. Also, remember to check out our Thanksgiving sale and Free Mystery Box when you spend points this weekend. Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

Last Chance to get your Carnage Mystery Boxes! Get a free Mystery Box when you spend Points

Nov 24, 2016 10:26:06 PM
The Essence Challenge Leagues end at 10am November 29th (NZT) in preparation for the launch of the Breach Challenge Leagues later in the week. This means that it's the last week to get your Carnage Mystery Boxes! Alongside our Thanksgiving Week Sale we're also granting a free Carnage Mystery Box when you spend points in the store! Check out the full news post to find out more. Read More.

New Unique Items

Nov 23, 2016 5:17:58 PM
With just over a week until the launch of Breach, we know you're dying for info on what delightful goodies the Breachlords have stashed in their interdimensional pockets. So today we're showing off two unique items obtainable through Breach, and two that will be available in the rest of Wraeclast. Read More.

Thanksgiving Week Sale - 50% off Selected Microtransactions

Nov 22, 2016 10:30:49 PM
We're celebrating Thanksgiving week by offering a 50% discount on selected microtransactions! We frequently admire the fashionable ensembles the community creates and we've asked our resident stylists to put forward a few suggestions of their own. We've curated four full outfits that are designed to make your exiles look suave for any event, whether it's killing, being killed or amassing a wealth of fish. Check out this video showcase of all the outfits available! Read More.

Development Manifesto: Essence League

Nov 21, 2016 4:20:52 PM
At 10am November 29th (NZT) the Essence Leagues will come to a close in preparation for Content Update 2.5.0 and the new Breach Leagues! In the meantime, we know that many of you have been eagerly waiting to hear if the Essence League mechanics will make it to the core game. The answer is yes, they will! Carl has written a Development Manifesto with more information about how this implementation will work. Read More.

Recently Asked Community Questions

Nov 20, 2016 10:30:17 PM
Over the weekend we announced the details of our upcoming Breach Challenge League and 2.5.0 Content Update. As a result of this and the recent 2.4.2 Content Update we've noticed some recurring community questions that we want to address. Read More.

Announcing the Breach Challenge League and Path of Exile 2.5.0

Nov 18, 2016 3:59:47 PM
Today we're proud to announce December's Path of Exile update which includes the Breach Challenge League! Check out the Breach page, the trailer and please consider buying a Breach Supporter Pack! You can read more about Breach at the following media outlets: Massively Overpowered, GameSpot, MMOBOMB, Gamepedia,, MMOHuts. PCGamesN and Read More.

Content Update 2.4.2 Deployed

Nov 17, 2016 9:06:39 PM
We have finished deploying Content Update 2.4.2. You can see its patch notes here. There was a significant problem with our initial deploy that was not present on our testing realms. We rolled the patch back and spent a few hours fixing it. Thanks for your patience, and please enjoy the update. We will announce the December challenge league tomorrow at 1pm PST. Read More.

Huge Multi-Sale, Upcoming Supporter Packs and 2.4.2 Deployment

Nov 16, 2016 11:13:16 PM
Tomorrow (Friday, NZT) we're deploying Content Update 2.4.2. The following day (Saturday, NZT), we'll be announcing the full details of our December challenge league and 2.5.0 update. Alongside this reveal, we will launch two new supporter packs. In the meantime, we're holding a huge sale on over 30 microtransactions! Read More.

Content Update 2.4.2 Patch Notes

Nov 15, 2016 8:10:24 PM
Within the next two days we're deploying Content Update 2.4.2 which contains new skills, improvements to master missions and much more. In the meantime, the full patch notes are now ready to view. Read More.

Cloth Physics System in 2.4.2

Nov 14, 2016 10:12:12 PM
In addition to the other technical improvements in this week's 2.4.2 update, we have another surprise. We've developed a cloth simulation system! Today's news post explains what you can expect. Read More.

Content Update 2.4.2 Highlights

Nov 13, 2016 9:30:29 PM
We're planning to deploy Content Update 2.4.2 later this week. It contains many significant changes, including Improvements to Master Missions, three new Skill Gems, a new DirectX 11 renderer and much more! While we wait for the full patch notes, here are some of the smaller additions you can look forward to! Read More.

Skill Gem Reveal: Blight

Nov 10, 2016 4:58:07 PM
Content Update 2.4.2 is scheduled for next week and so far we've revealed two of the upcoming channelled skills: Blade Flurry and Scorching Ray. Today we're revealing the third and final new channelled skill, Blight! Read More.

Build of the Week Bloopers

Nov 9, 2016 5:46:32 PM
Last week we released the season six finale of Build of the Week. However, we're not quite done with the series just yet! It's been a complete joy bringing the series back and the team has had a lot of fun doing so. In fact, we've had so much fun behind the scenes that it seems a little unfair to keep it from you. So, here we have it! Build of the Week Bloopers! Read More.

Improvements to Master Missions

Nov 8, 2016 5:58:29 PM
We've been keeping a little secret tucked away in our guild stash and we're now ready to reveal it. In Content Update 2.4.2 we're going to introduce improvements to how some master missions work. Among other things, these improvements should eliminate a lot of backtracking! Read More.