Path of Exile is a free Diablo like action role playing game. The Path of Exile System requirements detailed below include the minimum system requirements required to play the PC game. The Path of Exile system requirements are equal to most games released in 2013. In addition, Path of Exile receives updates from developer Grinding Gear Games about once a month and has very good level of support. As a result, each update features a number of different changes to the game including bug fixes, new content, updated features, graphics and more.
There have been five Path of Exile expansions released. Each of these expansions have included updates game features, graphics and content. The Path of Exile expansion packs include Sacrifice of the Vaal released in 2014, Forsaken Masters also released in 2014 and The Awakening, the largest expansion pack to date released in 2015. The fourth expansion, released in 2016, is titled Ascendancy and features new items, skills and new ascendancy classes. Finally, Atlas of Worlds is the most recent Path of Exile expansion. Released in September 2016 it includes 30 new maps, 19 new bosses and a new end game/story.
The latest expansion was released in 2016 and adds new items.
Path of Exile System Requirements
Minimum PC System Requirements
- Operating System: Windows XP SP4, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
- CPU: x86 compatible Intel/AMD processor 1.4GHz or faster
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT or ATI Radeon X1950 Pro or faster
- DirectX Version: 9.0c or later
- Hard Drive Space: 5 GB of free space available
- Network Requirements: Broadband Internet connnection
For those that are not certain of their PC/gaming rig’s hardware configuration you can always run a test over at CanYouRunIt at System Requirements Lab. It will require you run a small plugin that will allow them to scan the PC’s hardware and match it with the published Path of Exile System Requirements.