News Archive

Path of Exile Digital Comic Issue #4 Now for Sale!

Monday, April 6, 2015
We're proud to announce that Issue #4 of the Path of Exile comic has been released in digital form! It's available as a standalone purchase or in a bundle with an exclusive microtransaction set - three Rebellion Mask Helmet Skins. Read More.

End of the Forsaken Masters Supporter Packs (with Video!)

Sunday, April 5, 2015
The current Forsaken Masters supporter packs will stop being sold at the end of Sunday April 19th PDT. We've created a video to highlight the contents of the current supporter packs. These are exclusive and won't be available again in future. If you're interested in a supporter pack, now is the time to purchase them before they become unavailable! Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Saturday, April 4, 2015
We are running two sales on Stash Tab Bundles this weekend! 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%. Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

Item Filters

Thursday, April 2, 2015
As part of our expansion's Quality of Life improvements, we've added a comprehensive item filter system. Today's news post explains its capabilities and how to use it. Read More.

Hideout of the Week: Blood Shrine Palace of Malice

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Hideout of the Week is a video series that showcases awesome Hideouts created by Path of Exile community members. This week's episode is an Enlightened Hideout that has been transformed into a blood shrine. You can find more about this in the author's thread here. Read More.

Incident Report for April 1 Catastrophe

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Path of Exile service was disrupted today by a severe bug introduced in a patch this morning. We would like to sincerely apologise for this incident and assure you that we will be taking steps to prevent similar problems occurring in the future. This news post is the incident report describing what went wrong and our expected timeline for resolving it. Read More.

New Skill Development - Vigilant Strike

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Hi everyone, Rory here again. This week I'm going to reveal another of our upcoming skills, Vigilant Strike, and talk about how the skill was developed. With this skill, players will gain access to a new buff: Fortify. Read More.

Update on the One Month Torment/Bloodlines Events

Monday, March 30, 2015
The one month Torment/Bloodlines events are going well. Many players have earned pieces of the exclusive Cerulean and Sanguine Seraph Armour sets. There are still over three weeks left in the events, so plenty of time for you to earn your armour sets too! Today's news post includes some statistics of how many armour pieces have been earned and a compilation of player deaths from the Hardcore league. Read More.

Five More QOL/UI Improvements

Thursday, March 26, 2015
In addition to the Quality of Life improvements that we previewed a couple of weeks ago, we have five more upcoming changes to show today. Almost all of these changes were suggested by the community. Read More.

Community Showcase #8

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
This week's community showcase includes a fan-made Path of Exile related song, fan art from our community showcase forum and a popular streamer's first thoughts on Path of Exile. Read More.

The Torment and Bloodlines One Month Events have Started!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Our two one month Torment and Bloodlines events have begun! You can view the ladder of the standard one here and the hardcore one here. We've created a trade forum for the standard one here and the hardcore one here. For more information on the events and their prizes, check out this post. Read More.

Hideout of the Week: King Arthur and the Exiles of the Round Table

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Hideout of the Week is a video series that showcases awesome Hideouts created by Path of Exile community members. This week's episode an Immaculate Hideout that has been used to retell the story of King Arthur. You can find more about this in the author's thread here. Read More.

What happens when the Torment and Bloodlines Leagues end tomorrow?

Monday, March 23, 2015
The Torment and Bloodlines leagues end at 10am NZ time tomorrow, March 24. That's 2pm PDT on March 23 or 10pm CET. Half an hour before the leagues end, we'll start a countdown in-game. As the leagues end, we'll bring the realm down for a little while (probably less than half an hour) to transfer people's characters, hideouts and items to the Standard and Hardcore leagues. We will also deploy a small patch that adds functionality required for the one month Torment and Bloodlines events. Read More.

Congratulations to our Competitive Season Winners!

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Our competitive season has come to a close, and the four winners of the Alienware hardware packages have been determined. Throzz and lPeeps came first and second respectively in the Season Eleven Racing Invitational. Roshak and Dsfarblarwaggle won the European and American Invitationals for PvP Season Two respectively. Read More.

PvP Season Two Invitational

Saturday, March 21, 2015
At 6:30pm CET on Sunday (6:30am NZT Monday, 10:30am PDT Sunday), we'll be hosting the European portion of our Season Two PvP Invitational on our Twitch Channel. The American one will follow approximately 3.5 hours later. The event will be commentated by streamer-extraordinaire WillyWonka and PvP-expert GreenDude! It consists of two double-elimination tournaments (one for Europe, one for America) that will crown a champion on both servers. Today's news post will serve as the thread for that tournament, showing the invitees and the brackets they are playing in. We'll be updating it as it plays out! Read More.

Competitive Season Invitationals

Friday, March 20, 2015
This weekend we're holding our Invitational events for the recent competitive seasons. The Racing Invitational will start at 8am on Sunday the 22nd (NZT). The EU PvP Invitational starts at 6.30am Monday the 23rd and the US PvP Invitational starts at 10am on the same day (NZT). For more information, including times in other timezones, check out the full post. Read More.

Full Details of One Month Torment/Bloodlines Events and their Prizes

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Our two one-month Torment/Bloodlines hybrid events (one standard and one hardcore) start early next week! Today's news post discusses how they work and how to earn prizes in them. Read More.

New Skill Development - Part 3

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Hey guys and gals, Rory here again. For the third part of this series, we're going to go through the development of visual effects on the new Inspiring Cry and Abyssal Cry skills, and look at some of the balance changes that have been taking place with the Warcry mechanics. If you missed the first parts, you can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Read More.

Today Only - St. Patrick's Day Mystery Box!

Monday, March 16, 2015
We're celebrating St. Patrick's day by introducing a Green Mystery Box for one day only! Each box grants you one random green microtransaction, with value equal to at least that of the box (15 points). There are 21 awesome green prizes to win, such as pieces of the Ghostflame Set or the elusive Acid Scorpion. This sale ends at the end of March 17, so you had better get in quick! Read More.

Competitive Season Invitationals

Monday, March 16, 2015
The most recent Race and PvP seasons are now over! This coming weekend we'll be holding the invitational events for both PvP and Racing. These events pit the best competitors against each other in a final showdown with a chance to win some awesome Alienware Hardware. We'll post more information about the times and details of the Invitationals before the weekend. Invitees will be sent PMs with the information within a few days. Read More.