Path of Exile developer apologises for granting streamers early access to expansion

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Grinding Gear Games paid streamers to play the new add-on, only to have them stalled by server issues at launch

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The developer of MMORPG title Path Of Exile has responded to criticism after giving streamers priority access to the game’s new expansion, Ultimatum.

To promote the launch, Grinding Gear Games paid multiple influencers to play and advertise the expansion. However, the game encountered server issues, meaning that the streamers hired to promote the expansion were unable to log-in and play at release.

This decision caused an uproar in the title’s community, with streamers bypassing the long log-in

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