News Archive

The Celestial Staff

Mar 7, 2018 10:54:19 PM
We've just released the Celestial Staff weapon skin which replaces your character's staff with a golden metallic skin and swirling celestial effect. The end has an animated embellishment, similar to both the Celestial Shield and map device. Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

3.2.0b Patch Notes

Mar 7, 2018 4:25:50 PM
Today we plan to deploy the 3.2.0b update that introduces the new Necromancy Nets and many bug fixes. In the meantime, we've prepared the full patch notes to keep you informed. Read More.

[Xbox One] The Bestiary League and Content Update 3.2.0 Launch on Xbox One Today!

Mar 7, 2018 4:07:00 PM
We're happy to announce that the Bestiary Challenge league and Content Update 3.2.0 are going live today on Xbox One! This means the Abyss League and Abyss Supporter Packs will also end today. Check out today's news for more information. Read More.

The Celestial Shield

Mar 6, 2018 5:19:05 PM
We've just released the Celestial Shield which replaces any shield with a bold and golden starry-themed shield. This is our very first shield with its own animation as the pieces spin around each other in a fashion similar to the map device. It looks great with the Celestial Weapon Effect and coincidentally it also happens to pair quite nicely with Spectral Shield Throw! Check out the video or get yours here. Read More.

Unique Items Discovered So Far

Mar 6, 2018 3:52:53 PM
In the Content Update 3.2.0, we introduced 27 new unique items and 27 new Fated unique items. We revealed some of the uniques before the launch and our players have found more of them over the past days. We've gathered all of the publicly-known uniques in this news post for your reference. Read More.

Submit Your Character for Build of the Week!

Mar 5, 2018 8:55:15 PM
We're excited to announce that the Build of the Week series will be returning in a few weeks! Our last season ended in October 2017 and since then we've released 12 new gems, many new jewels and unique items and have revamped the Ascendancy Classes! This means it's high time we checked in to see what creative concepts our community members have been conjuring. If you've got a great idea and want to see your build featured in Build of the Week, find out more in today's news post. Read More.

Grinding Gear Games is looking for a Narrative Designer and Script Writer

Mar 5, 2018 5:15:35 PM
Grinding Gear Games is looking for an on-site writer to help build and enhance the atmosphere in the 'dark and gritty' Path of Exile. If you're based in Auckland, New Zealand (or able to move here) and you have the skills, check out the full job description for more information. Read More.

The Celestial Character Effect

Mar 5, 2018 4:06:14 PM
We've just introduced the Celestial Character Effect that imbues your character with a dark, wispy space effect. It's designed to work well with your other Celestial microtransactions like the Celestial Weapon Effect, Celestial Hood and upcoming Celestial Armour Set! Check out the video or get yours here! Read More.

The Bestiary League Hat

Mar 4, 2018 8:33:25 PM
We've just introduced the new Bestiary League Hat! This brimmed hat is adorned with feathers and bones in true Bestiary fashion. It will only be available during the Bestiary League and won't appear in the shop again in the future! League hats are a great way to show your support during a specific development era in Path of Exile with the dual purpose of making your character look great! Check out the video or get yours here! Read More.

[Xbox One] Checking in regarding Content Update 3.2.0

Mar 4, 2018 8:06:21 PM
Over the weekend, we deployed the Bestiary Challenge League and Content Update 3.2.0 to the PC version of Path of Exile. We know that many of you are wondering when this update will be coming to Xbox One and so we wanted to take a moment to check in and let you know what we're working on and what to expect in the near future. This post goes into more detail. Read More.

Poll: Should we add Nets that work on Dead Beasts?

Mar 4, 2018 7:24:36 PM
On Saturday we launched the Bestiary League and due to player feedback, we propose plans to change two things about the Bestiary League: restoring the three-second capture window with nets and being able to capture dead beasts. We deployed the first of these changes on Sunday and we're seeking your feedback in the form of a poll about the latter. Have your say now! Read More.

The Sin and Innocence Mystery Box

Mar 3, 2018 3:15:04 PM
We've just introduced the Sin and Innocence Mystery Box which contains over 38 new microtransactions inspired by Sin and Innocence themselves and other Act Five content. Each Mystery Box costs 30 points and guarantees one microtransaction with value equal or greater to that of the box. Many of these mystery box cosmetics can be combined to create a blended version of the two designs for even deeper character customisation. Check out the full trailer to see what's available! Read More.

Important: How We're Changing Capturing

Mar 3, 2018 4:05:04 AM
We have finished reading and discussing the vast amount of feedback from Day One of the Bestiary League. It's very clear that how nets work needs to change. We have worked out a plan that will solve these issues and that can also be implemented in a fast timeframe. Read More.

Bestiary Improvements So Far

Mar 3, 2018 2:10:41 AM
We have spent the day reading feedback about Bestiary and have prioritised a number of changes that have been deployed. We're very happy to see so many people enjoying hunting monsters, and are discussing plans to address points of frustration that come up in the feedback. This post outlines the changes made so far. Read More.

Initial Bestiary League Problems Now Fixed

Mar 2, 2018 4:31:51 PM
For the first ninety minutes of launch today, all players ran into a bug where their game client did not properly display any information from your Bestiary book (such as captured monsters, crafting options, notifications of new recipes/captures, etc). We have now fixed this issue, but everyone currently online will need to relaunch their game client one time to get the patch. This post briefly describes what went wrong.Read More.

The Bestiary League Launches Soon!

Mar 2, 2018 12:27:29 AM
The Bestiary League launches alongside Content Update 3.2.0 very soon! We're very eager to see what you think of the new content and what compelling builds you'll be creating with the new gems and Ascendancy Class revamps. While you wait, this news post contains the information you'll need to know about what happens on launch day and information on how to start downloading early. Read More.

Bestiary: Content Update 3.2.0 Patch Notes

Feb 28, 2018 3:36:40 PM
Content Update 3.2.0 and the Bestiary Challenge league are only a few days away. If you haven't yet, be sure to check out the official trailer and full announcement. If you're already in-the-know then check out the full patch notes to see all the detailed changes coming to Path of Exile! Read More.

Beastcrafting Rewards

Feb 28, 2018 12:06:37 AM
The Bestiary League is only a few days away! A significant component of this league is all of the new crafting opportunities that are now available by sacrificing your beasts at the Blood Altar. We've created a video that showcases many of the new crafting recipes you can use in the Bestiary league! Read More.

A Few Specific Balance Changes in 3.2.0

Feb 26, 2018 4:42:33 PM
Content Update 3.2.0 and the Bestiary Challenge League will be released at the end of the week. We're preparing to post the patch notes within a few days, and have come across a few balance changes that we wanted to talk about in more detail (and earlier than the patch notes, so there's time to explain and discuss them). Read More.

Bestiary Challenge Rewards

Feb 25, 2018 8:44:48 PM
In the Bestiary League, you will have the option to complete 40 new challenges and earn exclusive microtransaction rewards! At 12, 24 and 36 challenges you will earn the Bestiary Helmet, Bestiary Wings and Bestiary Portal respectively. Completing challenges also grants you pieces of the Bestiary Totem Pole Hideout decoration. Click here to check out a video of the rewards! Read More.