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Starting Today: World vs. World Season 1!

It’s almost time for the inaugural World vs. World Season! Tonight, when the weekly WvW matchups reset, the season will officially begin. European and North American servers will be broken up into three leagues apiece. The servers within those leagues will be matched up with each other at least once over the seven weeks of the season. You can learn more about league structure...

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The Edge of the Mists: A New Map is Coming to WvW!

Greetings, folks! I’m here to announce an exciting new development in World vs. World! We are in the process of designing a brand-new map that will let you enjoy WvW while waiting to enter the existing Borderlands and Eternal Battleground maps. This new map, the Edge of the Mists, will be able to accomodate as many people as want to play in it at...

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The Family Business

By the third night, the mob around Castle Thorn had grown so thick that their bonfires reached the river, making a constellation of pyres that stretched as far as King Oswald Thorn could see. “I swore my sandwich trees would’ve been the answer to this famine,” Oswald grumbled. “They are complaining about the famine, right?” Dribbin, the king’s wizened counselor, felt his throat go...

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New Halloween Items in the Gem Store!

Halloween is fast approaching, and the Mad King’s lunatic influence is seeping into Tyria! Lion’s Arch is decorated in its spooky finest, children are running amok and begging for sweets, and the Mad King’s Realm is open for business! Read on to learn all about this week’s tricks and treats from the Black Lion Trading Company! Read the source article

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Release Notes for Blood and Madness

Edrick was a monster, he brought his family shameSo they locked him in a box, mouth stuffed with candy cornBut now the son has risen to take his father’s name –Beware the Bloody Prince, the son of Mad King Thorn! LIVING WORLD Blood and Madness Halloween returns to Tyria, and the studious Magister Tassi is busy. Obsessed with everything related to Mad King Thorn,...

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A Guide to Blood and Madness

Halloween has returned to Tyria, along with the Mad King—but a new menace has emerged to threaten both the Mad Realm and our world! Magister Tassi needs your help to keep everyone alive long enough to enjoy Tyria’s annual spooky celebration! Upon logging into Guild Wars 2, you’ll receive an email from Magister Tassi of the Durmand Priory. She’s in urgent need of assistance in containing...

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Preseason Sale: World Transfers

Until the day before the inaugural World vs. World Season, we’re reducing the prices for moving to a new home server! Transfers to a Medium population world are free, and moving to a High population server has been discounted to just 800 gems – but only until October 17! You can transfer worlds using the World Selection button on your character selection screen. Read...

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New Permanent Harvesting Scythe and More in the Gem Store!

This week, the Black Lion Trading company is pleased to present the Jack-in-the-Box Scythe, the latest and greatest innovation in the realm of portable harvesting technology. In addition, we’ve got some festive Hallows Fortune Fireworks, with which you can delight and amaze your friends! Read on for more details. Read the source article

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Blood and Madness – New Halloween Content Begins October 15!

As Halloween approaches, children are pulling out their trick or treat costumes and everyone is stocking up on candy. The barrier between realms is weakening, and the citizens of Kryta are wary of the return of Mad King Thorn. Magister Tassi is picking up unusual energy readings from the ruins of the Nolani Academy—a shadow from the Mad King’s past is about to rise...

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Guild Wars 2 Free Trial and Sale – Extended!

Now there’s even more time to try out the constantly evolving world of Tyria! We’re extending our Free Trial until Sunday, October 6 at 11:59PM Pacific! We’re also extending our sale prices on the Digital Heroic and Digital Deluxe Editions until Tuesday, October 8 at 11:59PM Pacific. It’s the perfect time to try out Guild Wars 2! Register | Buy Now Read the source article