Path of Exile‘s Harvest expansion is, unsurprisingly, a big success. Grinding Gear Games has noted that peak concurrency over the weekend was 231,130 players, or 97.5% of the record that was set during Delirium’s launch “at the height of the international lockdown.” Harvest was also “one of the smoothest launches we’ve had,” with only a few hotfixes needed to address some minor issues.

If those aren’t plaguing you, you can take a crack at winning an Alienware m17 Laptop by beating the league’s final boss before June 29. That laptop is valued at $1,529, so if it takes you 100 hours to beat the boss, that’s about a $15/hour pace. Hey, a lot of jobs don’t pay that well!

Console players will get their chance to try out Harvest mechanics this Thursday, June 24. GGG plans to run a similar contest for them, having “reached out to some of our friends at the console companies” for prize donations. With some of the pricing rumors running about, an equivalent $1,529 might get you two PlayStation 5’s!

Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.


  1. This game frickin crazy. (great game )
    The boss’s are mad as hell and its straight up core play. Best job! diablo now sits back to this one.


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