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Lore Interview with Ree Soesbee

French fansite GW2Shop recently conducted a lore interview with Narrative Designer Ree Soesbee. Read on for a translation! Q: Some Tyrian races, such as quaggans, kodan, skritt, or even largos, have appeared in Guild Wars 2. These races have their own history, and their origins are maybe found before the original Guild Wars. Why didn’t humans find them before? A: There were many races in Tyria...

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On Point Returns

Shoutcasters Jebro and Heurix return this week with On Point! They’ll recap the week’s Pro League matches for both North American and European leagues, break down key moments in league play, and discuss changes in the meta and strategy as the competitive season progresses. The show will also regularly feature top players from the Pro League giving insight on high-level play and the hottest...

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Community Showcase 11: Creative Contributions from Guild Wars 2 Players

Welcome to the community showcase, where we celebrate our favorite projects, activities, and other fan works created by Guild Wars 2 players. Our format is changing this month, and we’ll be highlighting some of the amazing fan works on display in the Community Showcase Live livestream. Tune in monthly on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel for even more! Team Paraluna’sincredible cosplay brings Caithe to life in...

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Guild Chat at SXSW: A Summary

On the latest episode of Guild Chat, Content Marketing Manager Rubi Bayer hosted a panel at SXSW in Austin, Texas, titled “It’s Your World: Creating Gameplay for a Massive Community.” She was joined by Associate Game Director Steven Waller, Narrative Director Leah Hoyer, and Environment Design Specialist Josh Foreman, who explained how the development team creates a variety of content for Guild Wars 2‘s diverse audience....

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Ironclad Appearance Pack and Bunny Ears in the Gem Store!

We gave one of our brilliant engineers a broken Iron Legion tank and asked them to incorporate parts of it into an intimidating metal outfit and glider. We didn’t expect that engineer would find a way to use almost the whole tank in one outfit! Ironclad Outfit and Ironclad Glider These metal monstrosities maintain ample mobility. Careful, the glider is known to get glowing...

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Season 2 of the ESL Guild Wars 2 Pro League Begins March 21

High-level play is about to make its return with Season Two of the ESL Guild Wars 2 Pro League. With another $200,000 USD on the line, the best PvP teams from North America and Europe will clash over the course of a seven-week season, vying for top placement and an invitation to the Season Finals in June. Your Season Two Competitors We’d like to congratulate Super...

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Guild Chat at SXSW

Join us on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel this Friday for a broadcast live from SXSW in Austin, Texas! Host and moderator Rubi Bayer will be joined by developer guests Associate Game Director Steven Waller, Head of Narrative Leah Hoyer, and Environment Design Specialist Josh Foreman for the panel “It’s Your World: Building Online Spaces for a Massive Community.” The show is scheduled to...

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Salvation Pass Story on Guild Chat: A Summary

After the release of the Salvation Pass raid wing, Narrative Lead Bobby Stein and Game Designer Andrew Gray joined host Rubi Bayer to discuss the revelations within. Be warned—this episode contains spoilers! The organization known as the White Mantle has been active in Tyria for over 250 years. It was first introduced to players of the original Guild Wars® as a potential ally, but the...

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Watch the Salvation Pass Cinematic

If you haven’t ventured into Salvation Pass, you can still watch a video of the cinematic! Learn the history of the brutal White Mantle cult, as well as the sinister forces that guided it 250 years in the past. Read more https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/watch-the-salvation-pass-cinematic/

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Wizard’s Hat and Shadow of the Dragon Value Pack in the Gem Store!

Stylish wizards rejoice—the Wizard’s Hat is here! Plus, our most electrifying colors return in Taimi’s Dye Kit, and we’ve brought back the Shadow of the Dragon items in one big value pack! Wizard’s Hat The Wizard’s Hat is the way to show the world your mastery over the arcane! Returning Items Taimi’s Dye Kit provides our brightest and most eye-popping dyes. Try them out...