Path of Exile News Path of Exile News Path of Exile Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:01:19 +0000 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.3 ( Gore Glacial Cascade Effect Gore Glacial Cascade effect, which reskins the spell in a macabre way. Read More. ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:10:57 +0000 Molten Strike Preview Video made a short video demonstrating how it looks in its current form. I've updated the Development Manifesto entry on 1.1.3 to include a link to this information. As we get closer to deployment of 1.1.3 and discuss its content in the news, that article will be kept up to date. Read More. ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:42:05 +0000 The Return of the Development Manifesto Development Manifesto is a set of articles that discusses our development philosophies, upcoming content and changes we're internally testing. It currently only contains seven articles, but we'll be expanding it over the coming weeks to cover many other topics. Please check it out and let us know if you have any feedback! Read More. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:55:35 +0000 Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales! Regular Stash Tab Bundles by 26.6%. On Sunday, Premium Stash Tab Bundles are discounted by 17.5%. Thanks again for the generous support! Read More. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:03:07 +0000 New 1.1.3 Skill: Convocation Convocation and is designed to teleport all of your minions to you and apply a heal-over-time buff to them. Click through for more information. Read More. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:41:26 +0000 1.1.2b Update Deployed! here. Nature conspired against our ability to release 1.1.2b by first killing our internet for 14 hours last night and then our electricity for half of today. In the end, our determination triumphed, so we were able to deploy the update when we intended to. This update also includes the new Elite Armour Set skins that can be purchased here. Thanks for your ongoing support! Read More. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:45:58 +0000 State of Exile Podcast Episode 4 State of Exile podcast (with several of us appearing on it in past episodes). We've been providing some microtransaction points codes for giveaways and are discussing another more guest appearance on future episodes. The hosts of the podcast have asked us to promote episode 4, which is coming out this weekend. Read More. ]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:17:35 +0000 What's coming in 1.1.2b? Read More. ]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:32:54 +0000 Upcoming Elite Armour Skin Microtransaction Set Elite Armour Skin set which looks much more like a classic set of metal armour. Like the Seraph set, it'll also be available in individual pieces. We're expecting to deploy it later this week in the 1.1.2b update. Read More. ]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:23:10 +0000 Improved Hailrake Fight in 1.1.3 The new fight has better Hailrake AI and uses a more appropriate skill - Glacial Cascade. Read More. ]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:09:00 +0000 New Race Reward 3d Art this picture here. There are many weeks left in the race season, and these two rewards are at very low thresholds, requiring just a handful of good races to achieve. Read More. ]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 04:07:20 +0000 Recent Diamond/Eternal/Conqueror Newsletters #46 #47 #48 #49 #50 #51 #52 #53 #54 #55 #56 #57 #58 #59. Read More. ]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:55:23 +0000 More Cut-throat Events Posted here. Recent patches fixed various problems with players being able to bypass the logout timer. There are three six-hour cut-throat events and a 48-hour event in the schedule for this week. We're very keen for feedback once you've had a chance to play these! If you've never played cut-throat before, there's a short article here. Read More. ]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:32:15 +0000 Content Update 1.1.2 and Checkpoints patch notes here. It includes many changes such as a new skill (Glacial Cascade), a new Vaal skill (Vaal Storm Call), a new support gem, new recipes, microtransactions, achievements, rogue exiles, unique items and many other improvements. A significant new feature is that of Checkpoints - the ability to choose to return to the start of the current level rather than town when you die in a non-hardcore league. Read More. ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 06:33:15 +0000 New Ground Slam Effect in 1.1.2 see a video here. This isn't a purchasable microtransaction effect - it's a completely replacement of what the base skill looks like. The old Ground Slam effect looked outdated (it was made in 2010), didn't scale with area of effect increases and couldn't travel up and down height changes cleanly. The new one solves these problems and is a lot more impactful to play with. Read More. ]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:05:05 +0000 Seraph Weapon Effect and Seraph Footprints Videos Seraph Weapon Effect and Seraph Footprint Effect. These two have been heavily demanded and complement the Seraph Armour Set very well. Read More. ]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 04:48:00 +0000 Win Fireworks Update April Fools' joke would blow up like that. News about it was posted on large gaming sites and hit the top of both the /r/gaming and /r/games subreddits. The video has been watched 97k times, which we weren't expecting when we hastily threw it together. We typically don't comment on microtransaction sales, but in the 18 hours since we started selling the Win Fireworks, we've sold 14499 bundles of 10. Thanks for your generosity - it's great to see so many people winning. Read More. ]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 01:04:07 +0000 Path of Exile is now Pay to Win (April Fools) our video about this. Read More. ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:06:18 +0000 First Uber Atziri Kill and Atziri Ambush/Invasion Prizes Awarded Sacrifice of the Vaal was released, but there's a second tier of the Atziri fight (in an area called the Alluring Abyss) that is accessed by collecting fragments found from regular Atziri kills. Today, the first kill of Uber Atziri occurred (in the Ambush league, rather than Standard!). Dsfarblarwaggle has posted his gear and build here. In related news, we've awarded the special Vaal-themed microtransactions to the winners of the Ambush/Invasion Atziri competition. There are still four Invasion slots left to claim! Read More. ]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 02:46:20 +0000 Weekend Stash Tab Sales! Premium Stash Tab Bundles by 17.5%. On Sunday, Regular Stash Tabs are discounted by 33.3%. Thanks again for the generous support! Read More. ]]> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 07:07:54 +0000 1.1.1c Patch Deployed and Content Update 1.1.2 Information 1.1.1c patch which fixes some minor issues and adds support for Race Season Seven (which starts tomorrow!). We've prepared a Google Calendar of this season here and an iCal version here. Read More. ]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:12:37 +0000 Teaser Screenshot: Glacial Cascade teaser screenshot. Glacial Cascade is a spell that creates a series of short duration ice protrusions in front of the character. They are affected by increased (or decreased, to concentrate damage) area of effect modifiers. Read More. ]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:22:16 +0000 Invalid Items Deleted (Updated with Incident Report) Read More. ]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:11:14 +0000 Race Season Seven Schedule Posted Race Season Seven, including its exclusive alternate art prizes. Any prizes earned from these races go into special stash tabs that can be redeemed in any one league. Previously, prizes could not be withdrawn into a new challenge league until that league was at least two weeks old. We are increasing this to four weeks from this season on. Read More. ]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 04:07:50 +0000 Teaser Screenshot from new Unique Map pirates on a treasure island. You may recognise an old friend while exploring it. Read More. ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:19:38 +0000 First Invasion Atziri kills have occurred! one two three), while Morsexier completed his kill a few minutes later (video here). During the second kill attempt, WillywonkaHC fell in battle. Read More. ]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:55:13 +0000 Teaser of new Rogue Exiles first one is a Templar that uses Searing Bond, Fire Trap, Flameblast and Flammability. He deals consistent burning damage but is still capable of spiking quite a lot of fire damage at once. The second new Rogue Exile is a very agile Scion who uses Spectral Throw, Vaal Spectral Throw, Projectile Weakness and Leap Slam. Read More. ]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:05:49 +0000 Community Contributor Callout and Atziri Competition Update Community Contributor Callout where we highlighted the contributions of many of our community members. It is great to see fans appreciating the work of other community members. Today we'd like to call out a few more community members. Read More. ]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:23:54 +0000 An Introduction to Cut-throat Mode The Plan for Cut-throat, we're running some test events this week. Our intention is to get feedback on how they play and iterate on them as we make the events longer over the coming weeks. Our eventual goal is a month-or-longer cut-throat league. The purpose of this news article is to introduce the mode to newer players who didn't get a chance to play it during our previous tests. Read More. ]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:23:05 +0000 Ambush Atziri competition has concluded. Invasion is still going! Read More. ]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:20:32 +0000