On October 20th, all Guild Wars 2 players are invited to participate in a 24-hour charity WvW raid on Piken Square. Funds raised during the event will benefit Checkemlads, an organization that works with patients undergoing treatment for testicular cancer. The event kicks off on Saturday, October 20th at 12:00 pm Pacific / 3:00 pm Eastern.
Guild Wars 2 players love their annual events and they’re in luck. The Shadow of the Mad King is making a return to the game starting October 16th and running through November 6th. During the event, players will be able to play Reaper’s Rumble, “a fast-paced PvP format” to collect pumpkins while fighting off other players and hordes of skeletons. This piece of the Shadow of the Mad King has not been playable since the first Halloween event after GW2’s launch.
UPDATED with a statement from ArenaNet on the inability of players in Belgium to purchase gems. Jump through! Belgian Guild Wars 2 players are seemingly unable to purchase the game’s premium currency, Gems. According to forum posts and Reddit, players can no longer enter Belgian addresses as part of billing options. The issue appears to have first started on September 19th when players attempting to buy Gems found an error message even when using a VPN.
Belgian Guild Wars 2 players are seemingly unable to purchase the game’s premium currency, Gems. According to forum posts and Reddit, players can no longer enter Belgian addresses as part of billing options. The issue appears to have first started on September 19th when players attempting to buy Gems found an error message even when using a VPN.
ArenaNet has announced that Guild Wars 2 has been updated to bring Living World Season 4 – A Star to Guide Us online. New content includes Sun’s Refuge, “a personal instance that players will build and upgrade throughout their adventure to unlock new collections, NPCs, lore and an upgradeable armor set”. In addition, players can check out the Jahai Bluffs map, the Xiuquatl legendary scepter and the Mythwright Gambit raid.
If you’ve spent the last several years missing the Guild Wars 2 Festival of the Four Winds celebration, you don’t have to miss it any more. Starting today, you can head into the game to take part in the festivities in Divinity’s Reach. The event is filled with “summertime fun and excitement [in] Tyria”.
Queen Jennah and the Captain’s Council of Lion’s Arch are inviting all Guild Wars 2 players to participate in the Festival of the Four Winds starting on July 24th. There will be new fun in the sun for players who can earn Festival Tokens and Favors of the Festival that can be traded for in-game goodies. All that players need to do is take the special balloons from any capital city and head straight to the fun.
The Guild Wars 2 forum has been updated with a brief note from Mike Zadorojny to announce that Living World Season 4, Episode 3 will be released “a little outside our normal release cadence”. The team is implementing “some adjustments to how we approach developing each episode” and to ensure hitting “quality standards more consistently”.