Posts Tagged guild wars 2 beta


Beta Weekend 2 Details, Some New Stuff’s Been Added

The beta weekend #2 is coming soon, and this means a big download (nearly 50% the size of the initial download). But with this comes many goodies. WvW now has an underground dungeon area. WvW has more PvE-like events and skill challenges. Mystic Forge lets you donate items and get random stuff in return A […]

A Weekend in World vs World.

World vs World vs World (WvWvW), shortened to WvW, is ArenaNet’s version of large-scale war. I spent all my playable time this last BWE to try it and report on it. And I loved it. I’m still a PvE player at heart, but I will be returning to WvW quite a bit. In Guild Wars […]

Top 10 Meta-Reasons Guild Wars 2 is a 10

A lot of the same reasons come up when you see people’s top 10: no subscription fee, low grind, high replay value, AAA, dynamic events, WvW, visceral combat… however, Guild Wars 2 isn’t a grocery list of gimmicks, rather, those features are the tip of the iceberg that is ArenaNet’s design philosophy. That philosophy permeates […]

Beta Weekend 2 Coverage Round-up – Part 2

There’s been a lot of GW2 action since the Beta wrapped up so let’s tale a look at more of of the coverage both here and around the Intertubes. GWO How to gether, how to craft – by Gorani Running and Waypoints in GW2 – by CMEPTb Musings of an Armchair Mesmer – Changes between beta tests – […]

Beta Invites Being Sent Out

Over the next few days ArenaNet are sending out the Beta invites for the next test session. Rubi confirmed on Facebook with: [ANET]Yes, beta invitations have begun going out. They’ll be sent out over the next few days. Please remember that discussing the beta in any way, shape, or form — including your status in […]

New Guild Wars 2 Videos on GWOnline TV

 There have been a few new Guild Wars 2 beta videos added to GWOnline TV today so check these out! Guild Wars 2 Beta Random Dynamic Event  Guild Wars 2 Beta Norn Engineer Tutorial Playthrough Guild Wars 2 Beta Charr Cubs Char Elementalist Gameplay #3 – Black Citadel Guild Wars 2 Human Thief Personal Story […]
It has been known for some time that ArenaNet are looking to get the beta up and running this year but there has not been any real confirmation. Speaking to Eurogamer, ArenaNet’ lead content designer Colin Johanson confirmed that the closed Beta will get underway this year stating: “We’re in closed alpha right now. We’re going to […]