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Winners of the Hideout Competition

Last week we concluded our Hideout Competition. Over the past several days we've checked out hundreds of impressive and creative hideouts and are ready to announce the winners today! Check out the video with the top five winners below! Click here to view the rest of the winners.

December Events - Mayhem, Endless Delve and Flashback

This December, we've lined up three epic events for Path of Exile players to test themselves against. We've planned a one-week Mayhem Event (December 4), a one-week Endless Delve Event (December 11) and three-week Heist Flashback (December 18). Find out all the juicy details and prizes in the full announcement

Community Showcase

We've recently discovered a number of great pieces of artwork created by our players and we're excited to showcase them to the wider community today. Check them out below! Uniques Personified by Gunoo 'What do You See in the Mirror?' by HoldimProvae Einhar and Niko's Crazy Azurite Al...

Developer Interview - Concept Artist - QingYi Li

In continuation of the series of interviews with our developers, we took a moment to talk with QingYi, one of our concept artists. Throughout his time with us, QingYi has created a lot of key concepts for Path of Exile, from the Shaper and Innocence, to Sister Cassia and the Vox Twins from the Heist expansion. In this interview, QingYi tells us about his background and work at Grinding Gear Games as well as shares some pieces of his awesome artwork. Hi QingYi, thanks for participating in the int...

Divination Card Stories - The Skeleton and The Bones

In the third entry to this series, we asked SinnerSteven to share the backstory of creating two divination cards, first The Skeleton and then The Bones. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Starting back in mid-2016, I heard about Path of Exile when I saw some friends talking about it online and posting...

3.12.5 Patch Notes Preview

This week we're planning to deploy the 3.12.5 update with a number of fixes and changes, including improvements to the recently introduced Stash Tab Affinities system. We expect this patch to be released within a few days, potentially tomorrow (Wednesday NZT). In the meantime, check out a preview of its patch notes below. Please note that the following list may be changed prior to the 3.12.5 release. Heist Improvements Fixed an issue where some Heist doors between your current location and the H...

Hideout Competition Highlights

We've finished accepting submissions to the Hideout Competition. Over the next few days we'll be reviewing your hideouts and will announce the winners very soon! In the meantime, check out the recent competition highlights in the video below. Here is a list of hideouts featured in this video: Treehouse Sanctuary at the Shrine by keldemahll Lioneye's Watch by TallBird Palace Owners' Association by woozel Celestial Hideout of the Shifting Memories by Christopher93 Japanese Resort & Onsen by AzazeI...

Angels and Demons Effects on Sale This Weekend and the Dragon Apparition

Let a mythical creature guard your Exile with the Dragon Apparition Effect! This cosmetic microtransaction summons a graceful blue dragon above the head of your character. For a matching outfit try out a combination of the Revenant Armour Set with the Arcane Helmet, Ice Character Effect, Zenith Weapon, Stygian Weapon Effect and the new Arcane Celestial Shield. Watch the full video of the Dragon Apparition Effect below or click here to get yours. This weekend we're holding a sale for all cosmetic...

Path of Exile Lore: Questions and Answers - Part One

We know that many of our players are interested in exploring Path of Exile lore. Over the years we've seen a lot of fan theories about the world of Wraeclast, from the Harbinger language to the true identity of the Strange Voice. Some time ago we received a bunch of lore questions from the community and asked our narrative designers to shed light on some of them. Does the PoE calendar/calendar months (Lurici, Vitali, Verusi etc) match the real-world calendar? The calendar used by the Eternal Emp...

Microtransaction Concept Art

We've gathered several exciting microtransaction concepts, created by Yong Yi Lee, one of our concept artists. If you'd like to see more of ...

Divination Card Stories - The Fool

In the second entry to our series revealing the backstories of supporter's Divination Card designs, we asked Jmatt to talk about the friendly rivalry that culminated in his Divination Card - The Fool. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Let me start off by saying that it’s nice to see that a lot of Divination Cards created by the community represent so...

Hideout Competition Highlights

We have even more highlights from our ongoing Hideout Competition to share with you! If you're working on a hideout for this competition, you only have one week left to finish and submit your entry! Check out the video below: Here are hideouts featured in this video: Venice by Kehrweek Skygate by Ydoum Nebulis Shrine of Gods by jaka1988 Pirate Ship by HipPoEpotamus Godly Sanctuary by Max34 Repurposed Old Citadel by henjoi Shattered Sanctuary by bidogo Hexadomia by Fireflyxx

Zizaran's Racing Gauntlet Event Starts on November 14th!

This November, community streamer Zizaran is organising a 10-day Racing Gauntlet Event. Racers will compete and earn points by levelling their characters, killing bosses and exploring the depths of the Azurite Mine. This will take place in a Private HCSSF League with all damage mods and increased monster life active. The prize pool is funded by the community and sponsors who teamed up with Zizaran to support this event. Start Time and Information on How to Join The event will have all Damage Mod...

3.12.4d Deployment and Full Patch Notes

We're in the process of deploying the 3.12.4d update that introduces the Stash Tab folders and affinities system, as well as a number of improvements and bug fixes. Check out the full patch notes below: Added support for Stash Tab Folders and Stash Tab Affinities. Stash Tab Folders can have stash tabs placed in them, allowing you to organise your stash tabs however you'd like. Additionally, stash tabs can now have Affinities applied to them. The Stash Tab Affinity system allows you to designate ...

New Stash Tab Folders and Affinities System

We are currently in the final phase of testing the new Stash Tab Folders and Stash Tab Affinities systems. If we find no issues during testing, they'll be deployed tomorrow! In the meantime, we wanted to share more information on exactly how they'll work. Stash Tab Folders Stash Tab Folders allow you to sort your stash tabs into categories. This allows you better options for organising your stash tabs in order to save space and make it easier to navigate between your tabs. Any stash tab (other t...