News Archive

Schedule for last 12 hours of Marathon Sale

Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Hourly Deals Marathon Sale mentioned yesterday is half way through and is doing really well! Now that each deal has appeared once and will repeat in the same order, we're publishing a schedule of the deals so that you can plan to be online at the right time for the one you want, if you missed it so far. Read More.

24 Hour Marathon Sale Tomorrow!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tomorrow, from 9am PST (4am NZ time), we'll be discounting a microtransaction by 50% every hour for 24 hours! To give people two chances at each effect, we've selected 12 microtransactions and will be repeating the set twice (so if you miss out on one, just check back again 12 hours later). They cover a lot of popular weapon effects, wings and helmet effects. Deep discounts on the most popular microtransactions like these don't come along often! Read More.

Build of the Week Season 3 Episode 3: Chin Sol Three Dragons Damage-over-time Ranger

Monday, September 15, 2014
Gamespot have posted our third episode of Build of the Week which showcases a Chin Sol Three Dragons Damage-over-time Ranger created by rrtson. Check out his build guide here - it's really well written. Read More.

Upcoming 1.2.3 Pets

Monday, September 15, 2014
We're tentatively aiming to have Content Update 1.2.3 ready by late next week. In addition to other features that we'll be talking about later, we're including three new purchasable pets! Check out videos of the Blue Land Crab, Formosan Deer and Nursery Web Spider. Pets have been incredibly popular now that you can unleash them in hideouts in last week's 1.2.2 update. Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Sales

Saturday, September 13, 2014
We are running three sales on Stash Tabs 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%. On Monday, Single Premium Tabs are discounted by 25%. Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

1.2.2b Patch

Friday, September 12, 2014
We're deploying a 1.2.2b patch to fix a few issues with today's 1.2.2 deploy. Thanks for your patience! One feature that people are enjoying in today's patch is the ability to unleash pets in your hideout. We've seen some pretty awesome hideouts with large collections of pets so far. Someone purchased over 100 Wetas! If you haven't checked out the three new skill effects in 1.2.2, they're over here. Read More.

1.2.2 Deployment and Item Issue

Friday, September 12, 2014
We have deployed Content Update 1.2.2 - it's patch notes are here. We quickly noticed that some crafted items were unable to be loaded due to a bug in the patch. We shut the realm down and fixed the problem. The items that were affected have been restored to remove-only stash tabs. Other than this issue, we hope you enjoy the 1.2.2 patch! Read More.

Content Update 1.2.2 Patch Notes and Screenshot

Thursday, September 11, 2014
We've posted the patch notes for tomorrow's 1.2.2 Content Update. One of the new features is that microtransaction portal effects now apply to portals created by Map Devices. We've posted a screenshot of this for you to check out. Read More.

Showcase your Hideouts!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Since the release of Forsaken Masters, players have been constructing awesome and elaborate Hideouts. We've seen some really clever designs and are keen to start showcasing our favourite ones. We're planning to release a weekly video (probably around a minute or so long) that displays our favourite hideout that we saw that week. We've created a Forum for you to share your hideouts with each other. We'll choose hideouts that either look awesome or use decorations in clever ways. Please include pictures of your hideout in your thread and feel free to explain why you designed your hideout the way you did. We're looking forward to seeing more of your designs! Read More.

GameSpot Presents Build of the Week Season 3 Episode 2: Dual-Curse "Pledge of Hands" Arc Build

Monday, September 8, 2014
Gamespot are hosting our second episode of Build of the Week, which is now live. This episode showcases a Dual-Curse "Pledge of Hands" Arc Witch created by FoxTactics. He has posted a build guide here. This build packs quite a punch considering it was created from items found in the first 10 days of new challenge leagues. Read More.

Miscellaneous News Roundup

Monday, September 8, 2014
With the release of Content Update 1.2.2 later this week, there are a handful of minor news topics to talk about. Click through for more information! Read More.

More Content Update 1.2.2 Information

Friday, September 5, 2014
We're in the final stretches of development on the 1.2.2 Content Update. In addition to Roaming Pets and some new microtransaction effects discussed previously, the patch contains various other quality of life improvements. Click through for more information! Read More.

GameSpot Presents Build of the Week Season 3 Episode 1: Fire Overkill Proliferation Templar

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
With the release of Forsaken Masters out of the way, Build of the Week Season 3 has begun! Gamespot have generously agreed to host our first episode, which is live today. This episode covers a Fire Overkill Proliferation Templar created by Killertortilla. He has posted a build guide here. Read More.

Two of the new 1.2.2 Skill Effect Microtransactions

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
In addition to the Roaming Pets feature and several other changes, next week's 1.2.2 content update contains several new microtransactions. We've posted videos of two new skill effects: Demonic Reave and Ghostflame Summon Raging Spirit. Read More.

Hall of Grandmasters: Development Update 1

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Grandmaster Supporter Pack includes the ability to immortalise one of your characters in the Hall of Grandmasters unique map. If you'd like to read more about what The Hall of Grandmasters is, lots of information is at the bottom of the purchase page. Today's news article is an update on how development of the map is going. We'll post more updates in the news as progress continues! Read More.

Roaming Pets in Hideouts

Monday, September 1, 2014
Our next Forsaken Masters Content Update (1.2.2) allows you to keep your pets in your hideout. We've taken a screenshot of what it looks like with a variety of scorpions roaming around. We'll be posting more information about the other contents of 1.2.2 in the coming days. Read More.

Content Update 1.2.1 is Now Live!

Friday, August 29, 2014
We've deployed Content Update 1.2.1. Its patch notes have been posted here. As well as many small changes, we've added a set of five new Level 8 crafting mods. These mods are different to anything else in the game currently, as they affect the rules of what mods can be added or changed on an item. We've also introduced three new microtransactions: The Formosan Bear Pet, Steam-powered Portal effect and Hussar Wings. Enjoy! Read More.

Chris does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Having been challenged by both our community and the D3 Development Team, I donated $100 to ALSA and did the Ice Bucket Challenge. If you can, please donate too! ALS is a heinous disease and fighting it is a very worthwhile cause. I've challenged Max Schaefer from Runic Games, Mike Diskett from 5 Lives Studios and Sean from Bro Team Pill. Read More.

Two of the New Microtransaction Effects (Coming Soon)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Forsaken Masters release didn't include any new microtransactions, but we're planning to release some new ones in the very near future. Here are videos of the Hussar Wings Back Attachment and Steam-powered Portal Effect! Read More.

1.2.0c Patch Notes and Supporter Pack Signed Art

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
We've deployed update 1.2.0c - its patch notes are here. Some of the Forsaken Masters Supporter Packs contain sets of signed concept art (from Path of Exile's past, present and future) that we ship out to Master and Grandmaster supporters. We've started preparing these packs for signing and shipping. We expect to start sending them out late this week or early next week. You'll receive an email as we ship your pack. Read More.