News Archive

Upcoming Divination Cards

Monday, May 16, 2016
In 2.3.0 we'll be introducing at least nine new divination cards. Among them are The Lunaris Priestess which redeems for a Sire of Shards and The Cursed King which grants Rigwald's Curse. Read More.

Upcoming Unique Items

Sunday, May 15, 2016
In the coming weeks we'll be revealing more and more from the 2.3.0 content update! As always, new unique items are a significant part of the update. Today we're showcasing three upcoming unique items. Read More.

Get Your Free Mystery Box When You Spend Points!

Thursday, May 12, 2016
This weekend we're giving away a free Solaris Mystery Box when you spend any amount of points! This means you can buy anything from our Microtransaction Store and receive a free Mystery Box as a bonus gift! Read More.

Skill Reveal - Frostbolt and Vortex

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Frostbolt and Vortex are two new skills that'll be released with the 2.3.0 content update, and they introduce a new style of build to play in its challenge league. These cold skills can be used individually, but also have a unique interaction with each other. Read More.

Two-week Event News

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
We've been enjoying watching the community battle against the previous league mods in the Two-Week Perandus Flashback Events! Today we're revealing the percentage of players using each Ascendancy Class in these events, and making an addition to the upcoming schedule of league mods! Read More.

New Unique Strongboxes

Monday, May 9, 2016
In the 2.3.0 Content Update, we're introducing three new types of Unique Strongbox: Deshret's Storm, Ashes of the Condemned and four Warbands Caches. They each generate new monster experiences with enticing rewards! Read More.

Upcoming Unique Items

Sunday, May 8, 2016
We're currently hard at work getting everything ready for the next set challenge league, and as part of that 2.3.0 update we'll be releasing dozens of new unique items. These include a significant number designed by our supporters, four of which we are excited to reveal today. Read More.

Skill Reveal - Ancestral Warchief

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Alongside the next challenge league, 2.3.0 will introduce new Ancestor totems, as higher-level counterparts to Ancestral Protector. The first we're revealing is called Ancestral Warchief, which deals powerful area damage. Read More.

An Interview with our Animation Department

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
An integral part of making exciting and immersive gameplay is making sure that you get your animations just right. We've interviewed our animation team to give some insight into this process. Read More.

Two-Week Flashback Perandus Events - The Votes Are In!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The community polls to determine the changes to the Competitive Perandus Events have now closed and the decision has been made. The two-week competitive events will also include a schedule of Flashback Mods, including Onslaught, Ambush, Anarchy, Nemesis, Invasion and more! Read More.

Patch 2.2.2c has been deployed!

Monday, May 2, 2016
Patch 2.2.2c has just been deployed. The update includes nine new Divination Cards, bug fixes, changes to enchantments and more! Read More.

Changes to the Two-Week Competitive Perandus Events - Place your votes!

Monday, May 2, 2016
In response to your feedback on the Two-Week Perandus Events we announced last week, we're investigating options for making the events more challenging. We're going to leave the choice of event mods up to the community to vote on! Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Saturday, April 30, 2016
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%. If you're looking to buy points to purchase Stash Tabs, check out our Ascendancy supporter packs! Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

Two-Week Competitive Perandus Events

Thursday, April 28, 2016
On May 6th (US time) we're launching a pair of competitive Perandus events that will run for sixteen days and will end on the 22nd May. We'll be awarding Demigod's Dominance body armours to the top 25 players of each Ascendancy class in both the Standard and Hardcore events. Reaching certain level thresholds will also put you in the draw to win some other awesome prizes! Read More.

The Dancing Dervish - An Insight into the Design Process

Thursday, April 28, 2016
There's a new developer-designed unique item coming soon: Dancing Dervish. Today, I'm going to share the story behind the origin, design process, and the final results. Read More.

Hideout Showcase

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Ever since the release of Forsaken Masters we've enjoyed seeing the creativity of the community in the form of hideouts. We've assembled a news post with some recent submissions that we were impressed with! Read More.

An Interview with our Level Design Department

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Every Path of Exile expansion involves a heavy amount of level design. As of the Talisman league last year, our challenge leagues have also started to benefit from the assistance of level designers. We recently expanded our level design team to three developers. Today's news post is an interview with them. Read More.

Upcoming Divination Cards

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Our next batch of Divination Cards are almost ready and will be included in a patch in the near future (possibly 2.2.2c). This series of cards include ones that redeem for a Corrupted Atziri's Disfavour, the House of Mirrors card, the Storm Cloud bow and more! Read More.

Skill Reveal - Spirit Offering

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Spirit Offering is a new skill for Necromancers and other summoners, and will be released in 2.3.0 alongside the next challenge league. It grants both offensive and defensive bonuses to minions - a strong middle-ground between Flesh Offering and Bone Offering. Read More.

Ascendancy Fan Art Competition Winners!

Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Ascendancy Fan Art Competition concluded yesterday, and as per usual, our community has produced some amazing results. Because of the immense number of superb entries, we've also added some extra prizes. There are eleven top picks who have won an armour pack, and three of those top ones have also won a forum avatar based on their submission! Read More.