News Archive

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Sep 24, 2016 4:52:07 AM
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%. Also, remember to check out this week's new microtransactions! Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

New Microtransactions: Black Hole Vortex and Frost Bolt and Flare Discharge

Sep 22, 2016 9:03:13 PM
We have some new microtransactions for you! The 2.4.0g patch (deployed today) introduces three new skill effects: Black Hole Vortex, Black Hole Frost Bolt and Flare Discharge. Check out the full patch notes for 2.4.0g here. Read More.

Build of The Week S06E02 - Hitma47's BurningWarp Elementalist

Sep 21, 2016 10:36:27 PM
We're proud to release the second episode of season six of Build of the Week. Today we'd like to present you the BurningWarp Elementalist, a level 91 Elementalist Witch in the Standard League that wreaks fiery havoc on anyone, or anything, in her path. Read More.

The Atlas of Worlds Supporter Pack Cloth Map

Sep 20, 2016 11:58:23 PM
Two of the Atlas of Worlds supporter packs include a special Cloth Map of the Atlas made from microfibre cloth. To demonstrate what it looks like and how large it is, we have made a video showing the cloth map in action! The initial shipment of 10,000 of these will be arriving within the next two weeks, and we intend to start shipping them out immediately when it does. To buy or upgrade your supporter pack, click here! Read More.

Atlas of Worlds Fan Art Competition

Sep 19, 2016 11:53:44 PM
We know you've been waiting for it! Here it is, a fan art competition themed around our recent Atlas of Worlds expansion and the Essence challenge league. The competition starts today and runs for three weeks. Eight winners will receive one armour set of their choice from the prize list and the top three winners will receive the opportunity to use a portion of their fan art as a custom forum avatar! Read More.

Carnage Mystery Box Videos and Chris on The Lioneye's Watch Podcast

Sep 18, 2016 11:37:14 PM
The Carnage Mystery Box launch was a huge success! For today's news post we'd like to share the videos of each individual microtransaction with you. As there are several microtransactions in the box, we decided to split the videos into two news posts. Today we have the first half, and we're going to post the second half next week. Additionally, Chris participated in The Lioneye's Watch Podcast today, answering some questions about the Atlas of Worlds expansion and the Essence Challenge Leagues. Make sure to check it out! Read More.

New Microtransactions, Patch Notes and Manifesto

Sep 15, 2016 10:57:12 PM
Today's news post includes a new Development Manifesto about the Atlas system and also the 2.4.0f patch, which introduces bug fixes, the new /autoreply command, more 3D art for the Two-Toned Boots and eight amazing New Microtransactions! Read More.

Build of the Week S06E01: Insobyr's Volley Fire Barrage Deadeye

Sep 14, 2016 6:36:33 PM
With the Atlas of Worlds release out of the way, we're happy to announce that the Build of the Week series is back! For our first episode of season six we have a level 92 Deadeye Ranger in the Standard League that lays waste to enemies with a Barrage of poisonous arrows. Read More.

ZiggyD's Community Unique Name and Flavour Text

Sep 14, 2016 1:46:46 AM
Ever wanted to design a unique item for Path of Exile? Here's your chance! The time has come for the fourth vote in our Community Designed Unique, where Grinding Gear Games, ZiggyD, and the community work together to design a unique item. The previous votes decided the base type, design goal, and one of the special bonuses on the item. This vote will decide the name and flavour text of the item, all of which are based on community suggestions! Read More.

Essence League Statistics

Sep 12, 2016 11:18:13 PM
Atlas of Worlds and the Essence Challenge Leagues have been out for ten days now. We thought it would be a good time to reveal how many challenges have been completed and some data on what types of skills and unique items are being used in both the Essence and Hardcore Essence leagues. Read More.

Community Showcase

Sep 11, 2016 11:15:46 PM
We hope you had a great weekend playing Atlas of Worlds! Currently, our developers are hard at work going through reported issues to put together patches that address them. In the meantime, we have put together a selection of community assets that includes fan art, 3D art and handmade ceramic maps to share with you. Read More.

New Microtransactions - Bear Armour, Inua Totems Pet and the Shaper Portal

Sep 8, 2016 11:12:17 PM
We've just released new microtransactions! Feel the power of the Bear Armour Set, travel to maps using the Shaper Portal Effect and enjoy the company of the Inua Totems Pet in your journey through Wraeclast. Read More.

Patch Notes 2.4.0c

Sep 7, 2016 10:56:48 PM
We have just deployed Patch 2.4.0c which contains many bug fixes and other improvements. Click here to see the full patch notes! Read More.

New Loading Screens and Wallpapers

Sep 6, 2016 11:42:56 PM
Atlas of Worlds introduced more than just a new endgame experience and the Essence Challenge League - it also added a new set of loading screens! We've made them available for you to download as wallpapers! Read More.

The Exiled Tribune - MMORPG.com's Weekly Path of Exile News Round-Up

Sep 6, 2016 7:48:19 PM
MMORPG.com has posted their latest weekly Path of Exile news round-up, The Exiled Tribune. They posted the highlights of the news and other relevant topics from last week. If you're interested in checking it out, head on over to MMORPG.com! They post their column at the beginning of each week! Read More.

Community Builds for New Players

Sep 6, 2016 1:44:48 AM
The Atlas of Worlds expansion launched last weekend. If you're new to the game and still not sure about what build to play, we have some player-made build guides to share with you! This post includes a Skeleton Summoner build, a Warchief Totem build, a Cheap Firestorm build, a Lioneye's Glare based Cast on Crit build and a Staff-based critical strike build. Read More.

How the Atlas of Worlds Launch Went

Sep 5, 2016 1:01:13 AM
Path of Exile: Atlas of Worlds launched two days ago! Other than the server memory issues during the first few hours, the launch went smoothly and our players have been enjoying the Essence Challenge Leagues and Atlas content! We have released two hotfix patches so far (here and here). Today we've just released Patch 2.4.0b which fixes over a dozen more problems such as the Nature's Boon issue and several crashes. Read More.

The Carnage Mystery Box

Sep 3, 2016 6:05:13 PM
We've just released the Carnage Mystery Box which will be on sale until the next Challenge League. Each box grants you one random carnage-themed microtransaction, with value equal to at least that of the box (25 points). There are 39 awesome prizes to win including two armour sets, three wings and other new effects! Check out this video compilation of all the microtransactions contained in the Carnage Mystery Box! Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Sep 3, 2016 3:14:24 AM
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.

Character Slot Sale - Path of Exile: Atlas of Worlds and the Essence Leagues Launch Tomorrow!

Sep 2, 2016 3:03:48 AM
The time has finally come! Get some snacks, shun your loved ones, and embrace the blood and glory of Wraeclast. Atlas of Worlds launches tomorrow. We have all the information you need to know about what happens when the expansion launches, when you can patch, as well as a torrent for those who are eager to download it early! Read More.