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Path Of Exile Studio Let Paid Streamers Skip Server Queue, Apologizes – GameSpot

Grinding Gear Games admits it shouldn’t have given streamers preferential treatment.

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Path of Exile 2 is on the way, but the first game’s latest expansion, Ultimatum, launched this week. It was a bit of a mess, to put it mildly, with players stuck waiting in server queues and unable to play. However, the problems were amplified because of Grinding Gear Games’ decision to let paid streamers skip the lines and start playing right away.
As spotted by Eurogamer, Path of Exile producer Chris Wilson explained on a Reddit thread that the Ultimatum Challenge League, which is a risk/reward…

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