Archives for November2020


Core Packs Are Leaving The Store Soon

About a year ago we released a set of Core Supporter Packs inspired by the five Conquerors of the Atlas. Before 2020 ends, we’re planning to replace them with new ones, this means the current Core Supporter Packs will leave the store forever! If you’re considering purchasing one of those but not sure you’ll be able to do so in time, check out this news post to find out more about your options.
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Endless Delve Starter Gear Preview

Last week, we announced that we will host the highly-requested Endless Delve Event starting on December 11. The gameplay of this event happens exclusively in the Azurite Mine, which means you’re going to need a little help to get started. We’ve got you covered! Today’s post reveals the starter gear that will be available to new characters in the event. Read More.
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Thanksgiving 2020 Sale

We’ve just commenced one of the biggest sales of all time! This Thanksgiving weekend, we’ll host a rotation of tantalising microtransactions with chunky discounts. Each hour will feature a batch of themed microtransactions with discounts ranging from 30-90%. Everything featured in the sale will have at least a deeper discount than its most recent daily deal price. There are 24 themes that will be on sale four times each at an offset time throughout the weekend, so that no matter which time zone you’re in, you’ll have the opportunity to snatch an excellent deal! We’ve also reintroduced a selection of past mystery boxes that can be purchased at their original price of 30 points each! Read More.
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Demigod's Authority Preview

Earlier this week, we announced three epic events for December – Mayhem, Endless Delve and Flashback. The most highly-ranked players in these events will win the new Demigod’s Authority reward. We gave you a sneak peek in the announcement post but these items also have new 3D art and an awesome visual effect we want to show off. Read More.
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GGG is Hiring for Eight Roles

Grinding Gear Games is looking to hire Visual Effects Artists, Server Administrators, 3D Rigging Artists, Quality Assurance Testers, a Human Resources Manager, Level Designers, Animators and C++ Programmers to support the development of Path of Exile and Path of Exile 2 in our office in Auckland, New Zealand. While we’d love to find a way to accept worldwide applicants, the current situation means that we cannot. For the QA and HR roles, please only apply if you currently reside in New Zealand and are either a New Zealand Citizen or Resident. For the other roles, we are also interested in talking to Australians as we expect the border with Australia will open sooner than with the rest of the world.
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Divination Card Stories – The Sigil

As part of our news series where we share the backstories behind supporter’s Divination Card designs, we spoke with Cryptc to learn about their card design for The Sigil. Read More.
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Path of Exile Lore: Questions and Answers – Part Two

We’re continuing to share bits and pieces of Path of Exile’s world. Check out the first batch of lore questions and answers here. We hope all the lore fans will find this news post interesting. Enjoy!
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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. Read More.
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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.
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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.
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