News Archive

Talisman League Mechanics

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
With the release of the Talisman Challenge Leagues fast approaching (at the end of next week!), we wanted to go into more detail about how you can find higher-tier Talismans by summoning monsters at the stone circles. Today's news post is a mechanical explanation of this system. Read More.

Brazil Launch: December 11

Monday, November 30, 2015
We're proud to announce that Path of Exile will be released in Brazil on December 11, alongside Content Update 2.1.0. Brazilian players will be able to play with other players on our main Path of Exile realm, and will have (optional) access to a fully translated client in Brazilian Portuguese and servers in São Paulo. On release day, a fully translated copy of the Path of Exile site will be available, but in the meantime, our two Brazilian Portuguese resources are the game information page and the Talisman/2.1.0 announcement. You can also check out the Portuguese version of the Ascendancy Trailer. Clique adiante para ler a versão em português dessa notícia. Read More.

The Ascendancy Supporter Packs!

Thursday, November 26, 2015
We have just released the Ascendancy Supporter Packs! These four packs include new Gargoyle Pets, Forum Titles, Portrait Frames, Points and the Awakening Extended Soundtrack! There are also Ascendancy T-shirts, Art Packs and new Portal Effects available in higher packs! Thank you so much for your generous support! Read More.

Skill Development - Blade Vortex

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Today, we're going to talk about Blade Vortex, one of the upcoming Physical spells to be released alongside the Talisman league in Content Update 2.1.0 on December 11. We've also created a video to demonstrate the skill in action. Read More.

2.1.0 Divination Cards

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The 2.1.0 Content Update is packed full of content, including new divination cards. Today we have a preview of some of these upcoming cards. Read More.

Three New Supporter Uniques

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
In addition to the Talisman Challenge Leagues and new gems introduced by Content Update 2.1.0, we're also adding more Unique Items! Today we'd like to showcase three of these, which have been created by our supporters. These will be released on December 11 alongside this update and the new leagues. Read More.

Sneak Peek of Ascendancy Supporter Packs!

Monday, November 23, 2015
We recently announced our next content update: the Talisman Challenge Leagues/2.1.0 and our next large expansion: Ascendancy. To celebrate these announcements, we'll be releasing the Ascendancy Supporter Packs this Friday! Read More.

Path of Exile: Ascendancy (News Coverage)

Friday, November 20, 2015
We're proud to announce Path of Exile: Ascendancy. Check out the trailer here! Many different news sites are covering our announcement, and they'll be posting their articles and videos over the next few hours. We'll keep this news post updated with links to them. Check out initial coverage from IGN, GameSpot, Ten Ton Hammer,, MMOhuts, MassivelyOP, ShackNews, Yahoo Games, PCWorld, PC Gamer, MMOGames, GotGame, Curse, and RockPaperShotgun. Read More.

Expansion Announcement Tomorrow

Friday, November 20, 2015
In around two hours, we'll have finished the United States leg of our press tour for Path of Exile's next expansion. To give the journalists time to write up what they've seen, we've placed an embargo that expires at noon PST tomorrow (Friday, November 20). This is 9am Saturday NZ time and late on Friday evening in Europe. We're incredibly proud of what our team has put together. We can't wait for you to see it in around 19 hours. Read More.

Community Showcase - Compilation Video, Detonate Dead Prank and more!

Thursday, November 19, 2015
This week's community round up includes a video compilation of highlights in the Path of Exile community during the Tempest/Warbands and One-month Flashback season. It also includes fan art and a detonate dead prank! Read More.

Item Development - Threshold Jewels

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
With the launch of Talisman, players will be able to find new types of jewels that affect specific skills when conditions are met. Read about how and why we designed the first set of Threshold Jewels, and see the first few for yourself! Read More.

San Francisco Fan Meet-Up & Statistics From The 24hr BLAMT Race

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Yesterday Chris and Jonathan met with over 50 exiles at the Press Club in San Francisco. Using the powers of trivia and RNG they handed out Chitus Letters and chatted in hushed tones about fishing secrets and other gossip from Lioneye's Watch. Read More.

Letters from Chitus

Monday, November 16, 2015
Some players recently received a letter in the post, addressed to Cadiro Perandus and sealed with the Perandus family seal in wax. Three such letters have been received so far. We wanted to share them with you in case you haven't seen them yet. 1, 2 & 3 Read More.

Stash Tab Sales, 24-Hour BLAMT Race and More!

Saturday, November 14, 2015
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%. Thanks again for the generous support! We also wanted to draw attention to the 24 hour BLAMT boss-kill race that is running in a few hours. It's totally crazy and very much worth playing. Success in this event can earn you a lot of race points! Read More.

Content Update 2.1.0: Talisman Challenge Leagues, New Skills and more!

Friday, November 13, 2015
On December 11, we'll be releasing Path of Exile's 2.1.0 Content Update. It includes the Talisman Challenge Leagues, many new skills, support gems, unique items, balance changes and bug fixes. Today's news post reveals the full details of this long-awaited update. Read More.

The Final Day of the Awakening Supporter Packs!

Thursday, November 12, 2015
The Awakening Supporter Packs are only being sold until the end of November 13th (midnight PST), so there's just over one day left for you to get one! With the exception of Divination Cards, the perks in these packs are exclusive and won't be available again. If you're interested in purchasing one, now is your last chance! For a video of their contents, click here! Read More.

San Francisco Fan Meetup: Sunday November 15

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
We're holding a developer/fan meetup in San Francisco this Sunday (November 15) at 3pm! Today's news post has information on how you can get involved if you're in the area. Read More.

Darkshrine Community Highlights

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The Darkshrine Events have been going well! Players are enjoying them and our developers are giddily cackling from the citadel. We've assembled some highlights and statistics from these sadistic events. Don't forget, there's only a few days left to get an Awakening Supporter Pack! Read More.

New Support Gem Reveal - Blasphemy

Sunday, November 8, 2015
In the past few weeks, we've talked about the new skill Contagion, and about our rework to the Poison system. Today, we're going to talk to you about a new support gem that has been in the works for a long time: Blasphemy. Read More.

Important Announcements Soon

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Since the release of The Awakening in July, we've been hard at work on some secret stuff. We recently locked down our schedule for when we'll be announcing and releasing the next two major updates to Path of Exile! Read More.