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Stronghold of the Faithful is Live

A new raid wing, Stronghold of the Faithful, is now available to play! You can visit the release page for more details and read the complete release notes on our forums. As you play this release, consider adding information you find to the official wiki for the benefit of the Guild Wars 2 community! You can find information about how to edit an article or generally...

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Phoenix Glider and Privateer Weapon Set in the Gem Store!

It’s been almost a year since the Lion’s Arch rebuilding project was completed, hasn’t it? While we’re reminiscing, I’ll give you some free advice: rise up from the ashes of defeat, think of the past as a lesson you’re always learning, and never hesitate to remind people that doing business with you is a privilege. Phoenix Glider Your next jump off a cliff could...

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Keep Construct Design: Audio

In our third video on the design of Stronghold of the Faithful’s first raid boss, the Guild Wars 2 audio team grinds, growls, and snarls their way through the creation of the Keep Construct’s creature noises. Read more https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/keep-construct-design-audio/

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Keep Construct Design: Art

In our second video exploring the design of the Keep Construct raid boss, the art team talks about this lumbering monstrosity’s evolution and animation! Read more https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/keep-construct-design-art/

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Introducing the ArenaNet Streaming Calendar

We’re proud to support fans who create Guild Wars 2 content, and starting next week we’ll be opening the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel to creative geniuses all across the globe. With more livestreams happening every week, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to find your favorite shows, and so we’re also introducing our new streaming calendar! We’ll publish a blog post...

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Keep Construct Design: Concept

In the first of our series of videos about designing Stronghold of the Faithful’s first raid boss, the Keep Construct, members of the Guild Wars 2 raid team discuss how this stony monstrosity came to life in concept and design. Check it out below! Read more https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/keep-construct-design-concept/

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It’s Fun in the Southsun Week at the Black Lion Trading Company!

How about that heat wave, huh? If you’re sweltering in your skin, we’ve got a collection of sales and summer items to help cool you down. Pop on your shades for your vacation, and be sure to bring along a bucketful of our water balloons. If you can’t afford the Consortium’s exorbitant travel fees and low consumer safety rating, you can still chill out...

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Prepare to Enter the Stronghold of the Faithful

In the third and final wing of Guild Wars 2‘s first raid, you’ll enter the Stronghold of the Faithful and discover the sinister purpose of the White Mantle enclave. Watch the teaser video for a glimpse of the first boss, the Keep Construct, and keep an eye out for more behind-the-scenes information on its design and creation. Read more https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/prepare-to-enter-the-stronghold-of-the-faithful/

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Choose a Name for Tyria’s Heroes!

Taimi, Rox, Braham, Marjory, Kasmeer, and Rytlock—you’ve led this band of iconic heroes to victory as Pact Commander, and now it’s time to decide how they’ll be known in the history books. The group needs a new name of its very own, and you can help choose it! The Guild Wars 2 narrative team has selected three thematically appropriate potential names to represent the group, and...

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Electromagnetic Descender Glider and New Electromagnetic Ascender Travel Toy in the Gem Store!

This week, we’ve got more shiny objects than you can shake a skritt at.* Grab both of our spectacular electromagnetic travel devices to let the world know what a bright spark you are, or prove it by taking these lumps of crystallized magic to interested researchers. *The Black Lion Trading Company does not condone the shaking of skritt. Electromagnetic Ascender Travel Toy Going up?...