News Archive

Weapon and Shield Effects On Sale - Get a Free Mystery Box When You Spend Points

Apr 13, 2018 12:17:09 AM
This weekend we're discounting weapon effects, weapon skins and shield skins! There are more than 60 microtransactions available at discounted prices. For the duration of this sale, we're also offering a free Sin and Innocence Mystery Box when you spend points! Read More.

Build of the Week: The Dancing Duo Juggernaut

Apr 11, 2018 10:00:54 PM
In this episode of Build of the Week, we're showcasing tarpan's build for a Juggernaut that doesn't do much killing itself, but instead takes a more supportive role for the two minions it manifests. It does this by using the fated version of the Dancing Dervish unique sword, the Dancing Duo. Check out the full episode for more information about this build and how it works. Read More.

Skill Usage Statistics

Apr 10, 2018 8:53:17 PM
Every league, we look at a range of different statistics to help generate a snapshot of the metagame of the league. These stats help us make future development decisions. They're also interesting, however, and we like sharing interesting stats with you. Today we're looking at the most-used skills in Bestiary. Read More.

The T-shirt Design Competition Highlights

Apr 9, 2018 11:28:53 PM
Since the start of our T-shirt Design Competition we've received many awesome designs and today we'd like to share some of them with you. There is only one week left until the end of this competition, but you still have some time to submit your design to have an opportunity to win cool prizes! Read More.

What to Expect From Content Update 3.3.0

Apr 8, 2018 8:08:18 PM
In just less than a month, we're going to start promotion for Path of Exile's next big release - currently known as Content Update 3.3.0. While it's too early to reveal the full details of this release, we wanted to answer some general questions about its scope so that you have an idea of what to expect (and when). Read More.

[Xbox One] Patch 3.2.1c and New Microtransactions

Apr 6, 2018 12:18:22 AM
Earlier today we've deployed the 3.2.1c Patch, click here to check out the patch notes. We've also just released four new microtransactions, including the Arcane Portal and the Ghostflame Shield! Press the Menu button in-game to check all of them in the store. Read More.

The Ghostflame Shield and Super Stash Sale

Apr 6, 2018 12:00:58 AM
Ahoy! We've just released the Ghostflame Shield Skin. This luminous wooden shield decorated with a skeleton and sea shells will perfectly complete your pirate outfit! Check out the video or get yours here. Also, this weekend we're holding a Super Stash Sale where we're discounting all Stash Tabs. Click here to view the full selection of discounted stash tabs. Read More.

Build of the Week: Righteous Fire Scorching Ray Totems Hierophant

Apr 5, 2018 7:20:29 PM
In this episode of Build of the Week, we're showcasing Some_Day's Hierophant that makes use of self-cast Righteous Fire and Scorching Ray totems. This build combines high single-target burning damage through multiple Scorching Ray totems with wide area-of-effect burning damage from Righteous Fire. Check out the episode here. Read More.

The Arcane Portal

Apr 4, 2018 9:35:08 PM
We've just released the Arcane Portal, which replaces the standard effect of your portal with a twisted one covered in glowing runic letters. It's a perfect fit for any Scholar or Arcane-themed look! Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Patch 3.2.2b Notes

Apr 4, 2018 7:54:50 PM
The team has almost finished testing the new 3.2.2b Patch, which includes two new Unique Items, one new Fated Item, 3D art for the Farrul's Armour Set from the Bestiary League and many bug fixes. We're planning to deploy this by tomorrow morning. In the meantime, we've prepared the full patch notes and a preview of a new Fated Item for you to check out. Read More.

The Stygian Spectral Shield Throw Effect

Apr 3, 2018 9:12:44 PM
We've just released the Stygian Spectral Shield Throw Effect that replaces the existing spectral effect with a dark and inky look. If you're trying this new skill and want to create a dark-looking character, this one might be for you! Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.


Apr 3, 2018 7:44:41 PM
For our April Fool's day joke this year, we created a 100 player free-for-all battleground game mode called PATH OF EXILE: ROYALE. While many community members initially assumed the news was a fake announcement (as is typical with April Fool's jokes), the real joke was that we actually made a real game mode and ran it until the end of April 1. This news post describes how we created it, how it went and what the future may hold for Royale. Read More.

The Oil Drenched Wings

Apr 3, 2018 12:45:55 AM
We've just released the Oil Drenched Wings Back Attachment! It continues the beastly theme of recent microtransactions and adorns your character with feathery, oil covered wings that really enhance any grimey beastly look you might be going for. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Skill Revamps - Part 2

Apr 2, 2018 9:23:04 PM
Last week we announced our plans to revamp many skill gems and initiated an ongoing news series where we will continue to discuss what we're working on in this area. Our first skill revamp post included a few examples of skills that we're working on and discussed the overall direction we plan to take in this process. Today's skill revamp post discusses some changes to Fire Trap, Bear Trap and Lightning Trap that we're currently experimenting with. Read More.

Community Showcase

Apr 1, 2018 11:57:05 PM
Since the Bestiary League launched we've seen many members of the community submit some excellent fan art and other assorted creations. We're always immensely impressed by these and wanted to showcase them to the wider community! Read More.


Mar 31, 2018 8:16:13 PM
Based on community feedback, we are announcing that we have abandoned the Action RPG genre to focus on what players really want. Path of Exile is being replaced by PATH OF EXILE: ROYALE, a 100-person free-for-all battle royale game. Check out the trailer for PATH OF EXILE: ROYALE here! Read More.

Hold On To Your Hats - Helmets on Sale This Weekend!

Mar 29, 2018 11:13:05 PM
To cap off the week we're hosting a huge sale on helmets! That's right, last weekend was skill effects, and this weekend is skull effects. Go on a-head and check out the wares because the shop is packed to the brim with selections! With these discounts, it's just a small price toupee to look fabulous. Hats off to you for your support! Have a great weekend. Read More.

Build of the Week: Poison Molten Strike Assassin

Mar 28, 2018 8:15:33 PM
Since Content Updates 3.1.0 and 3.2.0 introduced new skills with the latter including a full Ascendancy Class rework, we're excited to announce the first episode of Season Eight of Build of the Week! This episode showcases an Assassin that takes advantage of its Ascendancy changes and uses Molten Strike to hit the same target multiple times and rapidly deal a lot of poison damage. Check out the episode here. Read More.

[Xbox One] The Fire and Ice Microtransactions are in store now

Mar 27, 2018 11:40:28 PM
Today we've deployed the 3.2.1b Patch with the Bestiary improvements and many bug fixes. You can check out the patch notes here. We've also released the Fire and Ice microtransactions and the Kraken Portal! Press the Menu button in-game to check all of them in the store. Read More.

Skill Revamps - Part 1

Mar 27, 2018 5:54:05 PM
Normally we'd wait significantly longer before discussing what's coming up in the next large content update, but there's one specific area that we want to start discussing early: revamps of existing skills. Our plan is that each content update going forwards includes a batch of revamped skills, starting with June's 3.3.0 release. We're still in the early code prototyping stage for these changes but we'd like to make this an ongoing series of articles detailing our thoughts and progress on the skills we're changing. Read More.