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Path of Exile Celebrates 7 Years Since Open Beta

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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The Path of Exile team has released a blog post celebrating seven years since the open beta, recapping some achievements.

You can check out the beta for the open trailer below, which has 2 million views to date:

The post continues, talking about the infamous Kripp’s burning discharge build and how it was incredibly popular and powerful. The team recounts how new players were attracted to the game, with he Scion introduced as its seventh class.

The team also recalls its April Fools joke and how they made the game jokingly P2W for a day:

The post concludes with the team thanking the players,

“The last seven years have been an absolute blast. Thank you so much for being here with us, whether you've been here since the beginning or you're just starting out. It would not have been possible without you talking about and supporting Path of Exile. We appreciate it very much.”


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.