ExileCon: The Path of Exile Convention – Nov 16-17, 2019

Grinding Gear Games provided additional details about ExileCon, the first convention dedicated to their award-winning RPG, Path of Exile. ExileCon is taking place in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the beautiful Aotea Centre and will feature huge announcements and hands-on previews for large expansions to Path of Exile including the 3.9.0 expansion (December 2019) and the highly-anticipated 4.0.0 mega-expansion (late 2020 launch estimate). The event culminates with the 2019 Path of Exile race finals and the spectacular ExileCon Closing Party.

Presentations, Panels and Special Guests
ExileCon festivities kick off with a one-hour pre-show livestream before the Keynote Presentation on Saturday at 9am (New Zealand time, which is 12pm Friday US Pacific time), when Grinding Gear Games founders Chris Wilson, Jonathan Rogers and Erik Olofsson will present a rundown of big announcements and additional details on upcoming Path of Exile projects starting at 10am (1pm Friday, US Pacific time).
Some of the additional panels and events include:
  • Specific deep dives into the Path of Exile December 2019 Expansion, and next year’s 4.0.0
  • Procedural World Generation in Path of Exile
  • Evolving Path of Exile’s Renderer
  • Creating Visual Effects in Path of Exile
  • The Path of Exile 2019 Race Finals featuring four players competing for a $10,000 grand prize.
Additionally, Grinding Gear Games is excited to announce that the founders of Blizzard North and creators of the Diablo series, David Brevik, Max Schaefer and Erich Schaefer will attend the event and will be appearing at a special session during the show open to all attendees.
Other guests include top PoE streamers Zizaran, ZiggyD, Mathil, Ghazzy, Octavian0, Raiz, Tarke, Nugiyen, Havoc and Quin69, as well as popular gaming streamers Kripparrian and Rhykker.
Tickets Still Available
Tickets to attend ExileCon are available for purchase at: www.pathofexile.com/exilecon
Can’t make it to New Zealand? Watch full announcements, key sessions and exclusive streamed content from the convention for free at the official Path of Exile Twitch channel: www.twitch.tv/pathofexile as well as several soon-to-be-announced partner sites.

Watch live video from pathofexile on www.twitch.tv

About Path of Exile Path of Exile continues to be one of the largest online Action RPGs with continual, massive audience growth. Launches on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as well as in China and South Korea have almost tripled the Path of Exile player community since August 2017, with over 3.5 million players having played the game’s 2017 expansion, Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath. In 2018, Path of Exile saw an increase in total play-hours of over 26% and 2019’s Legion expansion set a new record of 224,670 players online simultaneously

Path of Exile was released in October 2013 to critical acclaim including winning GameSpot’s PC Game of the Year award. Since its launch, Path of Exile has become a global community of over 20 million players including localized versions in English, German, French, Spanish, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Russian, Thai, Brazilian Portuguese and Korean. Path of Exile was listed as one of the top ten most-played games on Steam in 2018.