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Guild Wars 2 update to bring 'Megaservers' online

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2014 12:00pm PDT

With the April 15 update, Guild Wars 2 will roll out "Megaservers." The revised server system will match you with similar players and adapt to handle waves of high and low traffic automatically.

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"Kinda like that yeah, with the difference you probably won't be able to select a specific ..."

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Guild Wars 2's Blood and Madness update introduces the Bloody Prince

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 14, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Guild Wars 2's Blood and Madness update kicks off on Tuesday, introducing a new member of the Mad King Thorn's family. It also marks the beginning of the first World v. World season.

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"I was mainly disappointed that they destroyed the trading card like skill system of the first ..."

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A giant dragon reborn in Guild Wars 2's 'Tequatl Rising' update

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Reports of Tequatl the Sunless's slaying may have been a bit premature. The fearsome undead dragon is back with a vengeance in today's Guild Wars 2 update, Tequatl Rising!

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Guild Wars 2 sold 3.5 million in first year

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 is celebrating its first anniversary, and has released some stats to mark the occasion. It sold 3.5 million in its first year, and hosted 460,000 players concurrently at its peak.

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"I know people who quit WoW but come back every time an expansion is released, so this may or may ..."

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Guild Wars 2 bringing back 'Super Adventure Box' this September

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 is bringing back the 8-bit inspired "Super Adventure Box" in an upcoming update. The update will hit on September 3, bringing back the world with some new challenges and loot to collect.

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"So glad they are getting rid of MF as an armor stat!! Hope the ascended weapons sets look cool ..."

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Guild Wars 2 ushers in 'Queen's Jubilee' August 6

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 is celebrating a milestone for their royal family. The Queen's Jubilee update arrives on August 6 and will feature a majestic...

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"I logged in earlier tonight, have been back on and off in the last month. "

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Guild Wars 2 'Cutthroat Politics' update coming July 23

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2013 11:00am PDT

Guild Wars 2's "Cutthroat Politics" update is coming July 23, packing some new items and events in with a political bent.

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Guild Wars 2 opening API for user-created tools

By Steve Watts, Jul 01, 2013 9:30am PDT

Guild Wars 2 lead content designer Mike Zadorojny says the team is opening up its API enough to allow fans to create tools and apps. This is part of a responsive strategy that is also the reasoning behind the recently-announced more frequent updates.

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"Here's a list of current apps and websites using GW2 APIs. ..."

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Guild Wars 2 increasing update schedule to every two weeks

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2013 2:55pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 isn't slowing down their content updates. In fact, they're about to become more frequent, coming every two weeks.

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"It was fun for the first 2000 hours but it got stale quicker than I thought it would. I wished ..."

- DandySlayer see all 3 comments

Guild Wars 2 'Sky Pirates of Tyria' update coming June 25

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 is getting another content update, Sky Pirates of Tyria. It will include a new dungeon, scavenger hunt, feature and balance updates, and more. It's coming June 25.

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"I think in a way it's just that they play it too safe. Big bosses are too forgiving, while big ..."

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Guild Wars 2 expansion pack in development

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2013 6:00am PDT

Guild Wars 2 is getting an expansion pack, according to publisher NCSoft. This is contrary to recent comments from developer ArenaNet.

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"I had a fun run with this game but in the end the PvP just wasn't all it should have been. The ..."

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Guild Wars 2 'Secret of Southsun' update coming May 14

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2013 11:05am PDT

Guild Wars 2's "Secret of Southsun" update is coming May 14. It will add a new story, crab toss mini-game, and traps for use in World vs World maps.

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"Boring. How to describe this game. First few months are great then the rest are like Farmville ..."

- KonZ3N see all 2 comments

Guild Wars 2 scrapping PvP tournament entry fee

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 26, 2013 3:45pm PST

Guild Wars 2 is paid tournaments in favour of new free tournaments. The entrance fee wasn't massive, working out to around 22ยข, but developer ArenaNet says it was more about creating a tier of tournaments for properly competitive players, and matchmaking now serves that fun...

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"Guild Wars 2 is paid tournaments in favour of new free tournaments. editor"

- jmdfatty see all 2 comments

Guild Wars 2 'Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm' coming February 26

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2013 7:30am PST

Guild Wars 2's "Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm" is coming February 26, and ArenaNet has detailed the updates that will come along with it.

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"I don't know what it is... I wanted to like it, but I just can't get into this game."

- darthfusion see all 3 comments

Guild Wars 2 developer lays out 2013 plans

By Steve Watts, Jan 15, 2013 11:45am PST

Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has outlined its plans for the upcoming year.

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"Not at all what I want. And I love the emphasis on "less competitive" suckers as if that's ..."

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