News Archive

Community Showcase - Fun With Divination Cards, The Bloodbath Shuffle and More!

Monday, September 14, 2015
This week's community content includes fan art, a hand-made unique sword replica, a new dance craze and some fun with Divination Cards! Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Saturday, September 12, 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! Read More.

Build of the Week is back! Check out StrangeCloud's Sustainable Perpetual Auto-caster

Thursday, September 10, 2015
We're excited to announce the beginning of Season Five of Build of the Week! Our first episode showcases a character that combines together several of the new unique items that were introduced in The Awakening to generate an endless maelstrom of spells once it takes damage. Read More.

Experimental Brazilian Gateway

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
We have added an experimental login gateway and set of game servers for South American users in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They're connected to the main Path of Exile realm, so you can log in and use your existing characters immediately. The gateway is hidden by default, but type "Brazil" in the gateway selector to try it out. We'll make it visible and public once we're happy with its stability and are ready to launch the region officially with a translated version of the game. We'd like to hear feedback on the performance of this gateway. In your feedback, please let us know what South American country you're connecting from. Read More.

New Themed Hideout Competition with Prizes!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
We're starting a three-week-long hideout creation competition, the purpose of which is to create a hideout that has a cohesive theme demonstrated through the available decorations. To kick off the event, we're having a 24 hour sale on all hideout decorations! Read More.

The Next Set of Divination Cards!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
We have 12 new Divination Cards that are approaching completion and are ready enough to share with you all! We don't currently have a scheduled date for their release, but we're eager to show them off in the meantime! If you'd like to create your own Divination Card, check out the Highgate Pack. Read More.

Community Content - Art, Music, Fan Fiction and more!

Monday, September 7, 2015
This week's community showcase includes two pieces of fan art, a soundtrack remix, fan fiction and a fast-moving Atziri run! Read More.

Share your Feedback on an Upcoming One-month Event!

Friday, September 4, 2015
The Bloodgrip Race Season started today and lasts for a month. Once the race season has ended, we're considering running a one-month event. It would probably start in the first or second week of October. The purpose of today's news post is to ask for feedback on the various ways we can run this event. Read More.

2.0.3 Patch Notes, New Eagle Guardian Totem and Verdant Throne Microtransactions!

Thursday, September 3, 2015
We've just deployed the 2.0.3 content update. You can find the notes for this patch here. The update added more Divination Cards, some drop rate changes, and also introduced two new microtransactions: Eagle Guardian Totem Skin and Verdant Throne Hideout Decoration. Read More.

Community-Made Build Guides!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
These community build posts are created to share viable builds for players who are not sure what build to play. Today we're featuring a party-support Marauder, an Ethereal Knives Shadow and more! Read More.

2.0.3 Content Update Deployment Plan

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
On Thursday NZT we're expecting to release our 2.0.3 update which contains new Divination Cards, balance changes, bug fixes and some interesting drop rate changes. Chris has made a development manifesto post with more information about this. We've also released a single teaser screenshot of what else is to come! Read More.

The Digital Comics and Their Exclusive Microtransactions Are Still Available!

Monday, August 31, 2015
All the information about the digital comics and their exclusive microtransactions are now in one place! If you're interested in purchasing the four-part-digital-version of the comic check out the full news posts here. Read More.

Announcing the Bloodgrip Race Season!

Friday, August 28, 2015
Path of Exile race leagues are short duration events where players compete in a fresh economy to win prizes. With durations ranging from minutes to one month, they allow players to demonstrate mastery of Path of Exile. Today we're announcing our second race season in The Awakening: the Bloodgrip Race Season. Named after the 1000-point Unique Amulet that we're introducing with the season, the Bloodgrip Season will run for one month and contains 120 events. We have also deployed a small 2.0.2d patch. Read More.

Developer Q&A: 187 Questions Answered!

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Earlier this week, we requested questions to ask the development team. In today's news post, we have answered 187 of them. The result is around 50% larger than the last Q&A we ran in February. Read More.

Upcoming Divination Cards

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Another 12 Divination Cards are ready and will be included in the next small content update. We've included copies of them in today's news post so that you can check them out in advance. If you'd like to create your own Divination Card, check out the Highgate Pack. Read More.

Malachai, The Nightmare. Community Showcase, The News Post

Monday, August 24, 2015
Just as Malachai created gems and the Gemling Queen, our community constantly creates gems with the content they produce. To bring together these common interests we've assembled a different kind of community showcase that displays Malachai themed community content. Read More.

Developer Questions and Answers

Monday, August 24, 2015
It's time for another Developer Q&A! Our last one was held in late February and was quite popular. Please post questions in this forum thread. We'll post the answers in the news on Thursday NZ time. Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Saturday, August 22, 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! Read More.

2.0.2b Patch Notes, 1000th News Post and Old Screenshots!

Friday, August 21, 2015
Last night we released the 2.0.2b patch, which fixes a few problems with the initial 2.0.2 deployment. The patch notes are here. This is the 1000th news post that we've made about Path of Exile! To celebrate this arbitrary anniversary, we've put together some of the oldest (mostly unreleased) screenshots of Path of Exile's first few months of development. Read More.

2.0.2 Deployed, Grand Winners of the Video Making Event and the End of the Emberwake Race Season!

Thursday, August 20, 2015
We've just deployed the 2.0.2 Content Update. Here are the patch notes and some screenshots of new 3D art from yesterday. We can also reveal the winners of the Video Making Event and the top of each class in the signature Emberwake events. Read More.