The second Beta Weekend Event over and done with, this week has been packed with impressions and videos. Not as overwhelming as the first one when everything was brand new for several hundred thousand players at once, still an impressive parade! ArenaNet themselves has been mostly quiet this week, catching up on some well-deserved rest one can assume. Nevertheless they did find the time to post a challenge for character 3D artists – with a job at ArenaNet in the balance.
Other than that the week hasÂ mostlyÂ been dominated by the new system to unlock Dyes revealed during BWE2, which has sparked both discussions and worry in the community about how the Guild Wars 2 cash shop will end up.
A worry that was not lessened by the announcement that Nexon just aquired a large portion of Guild Wars 2 publisher NCSoft stock. Nexon is a major player in the free-to-play market and is behind titles such as Maplestory and Vindictus.
Here at GWOnline Gorani posted a voice actor challenge, boldly posting his own interpretation of the five Guild Wars 2 races. Our Social Media ManagerÂ Mawgleah then upped the anteÂ by offering some Guild Wars 1 in-game goodies to takers of said challenge. Could get interesting!Read more & comment >>