Path of Exile News Path of Exile News Path of Exile Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:53:22 +0000 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.3 ( Information about Next Week's 1.2.3 Content Update Read More. ]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:16:27 +0000 Schedule for last 12 hours of Marathon Sale 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. ]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 02:59:25 +0000 24 Hour Marathon Sale Tomorrow! Read More. ]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:33:17 +0000 Build of the Week Season 3 Episode 3: Chin Sol Three Dragons Damage-over-time Ranger 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. ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:11:20 +0000 Upcoming 1.2.3 Pets 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. ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:13 +0000 Weekend Stash Tab Sales 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. ]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:01:49 +0000 1.2.2b Patch 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. ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:42:39 +0000 1.2.2 Deployment and Item Issue 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. ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:47:36 +0000 Content Update 1.2.2 Patch Notes and Screenshot 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. ]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:36:58 +0000 Showcase your Hideouts! 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. ]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 04:21:48 +0000 GameSpot Presents Build of the Week Season 3 Episode 2: Dual-Curse "Pledge of Hands" Arc Build 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. ]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:29:36 +0000 Miscellaneous News Roundup Read More. ]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 04:47:06 +0000 More Content Update 1.2.2 Information 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. ]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 04:11:31 +0000 GameSpot Presents Build of the Week Season 3 Episode 1: Fire Overkill Proliferation Templar 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. ]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:05:57 +0000 Two of the new 1.2.2 Skill Effect Microtransactions 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. ]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:45:10 +0000 Hall of Grandmasters: Development Update 1 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. ]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:37:35 +0000 Roaming Pets in Hideouts 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. ]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:29:24 +0000 Content Update 1.2.1 is Now Live! 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. ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:41:25 +0000 Chris does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 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. ]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:08:07 +0000 Two of the New Microtransaction Effects (Coming Soon) Hussar Wings Back Attachment and Steam-powered Portal Effect! Read More. ]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:24:43 +0000 1.2.0c Patch Notes and Supporter Pack Signed Art 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. ]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:31:25 +0000 New Player Concurrency Record, 1.2.0c Preview and State of Exile Podcast Read More. ]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:28:20 +0000 Weekend News Update (Stash Tab Sales, Server Stability, Concurrency Record, Beyond Updates) Premium Stash Tab Bundles by 17.5%. On Sunday, Regular Stash Tab Bundles are discounted by 26.6%. Thanks again for the generous support! Click through for more information about what we've been working on this weekend. Read More. ]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:00:45 +0000 1.2.0b Patch Notes and Player Concurrency Record small serverside hotfix yesterday, we released a larger 1.2.0b patch today to address some more post-launch bugs and balance issues. With the release of Forsaken Masters and the recent opening of Garena's Taiwanese servers, Path of Exile is hitting all-time records of player concurrency! Last night we had a total of 117,500 players playing simultaneously. We're really looking forward to seeing how high we can push it over the weekend. Read More. ]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:09:06 +0000 Forsaken Masters is Live! Read More. ]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:13:37 +0000 Official Forsaken Masters Patch Notes and Deployment Timeline Patch Notes here. The expansion will be released approximately 16 hours from the time of this post. When the countdown reaches 2 hours to go (8am NZ time), we will shut down the game servers and set up the ability to pre-patch the expansion. You'll be able to join a queue until the countdown reaches zero. See you then! Read More. ]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:47:34 +0000 Zana, Master Cartographer Reveal and Developer Walkthrough Check them out here! This news post contains an explanation of how Zana's missions and crafting work! Read More. ]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:39:41 +0000 Rampage and Beyond Challenges and their Prizes Forsaken Masters and are starting the new Rampage and Beyond challenge leagues. These leagues contain eight difficult challenges. Today's news post reveals full details of what those challenges are and their prizes! Read More. ]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:56:37 +0000 Arcane and Vampiric Armour Pack Weekend Sales Forsaken Masters is almost upon us! We're running a sale on Armour Skin Packs over the weekend. For the first 24 hours (Saturday, Pacific Time), we'll be discounting the Arcane Armour Pack by 23.6%. On Sunday, The Vampiric Armour Pack will be on sale with a similar discount. Thanks for all your support! We've also assembled a list of all of the videos for Forsaken Masters that we've released so far. Click through to check them out. Read More. ]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:52:16 +0000 Massively Reveals: Tora, Master of the Hunt and Beyond League Forsaken Masters. Today, Massively has exclusively revealed our sixth master: Tora, Master of the Hunt. Their article includes exclusive screenshots, a minute-long teaser trailer for Tora and the first information about our upcoming Beyond Challenge League. Check it out! Read More. ]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:09:01 +0000