The Secret of Southsun is a game release having adventurers heading back to Southsun Cove after the events of Lost Shores and Flame and Frost. Trouble is brewing among refugees displaced during Flame and Frost and the Consortium's vacation resort. Inspector Ellen Kiel will need help dealing with the Consortium, refugees, and mysterious animal attacks that have taken place. Find out more.
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World versus World (also known as WvW) is a Player versus Player game mode where players from three different servers, or worlds, battle in the Mists. It features open-world combat on four large maps with up to several hundreds of players per map. In World versus World, players can besiege structures such as Keeps and Towers with siege weapons, battle over resources, and win rewards for their world. Find out more.
Wintersday is a special event for Guild Wars 2, running from December 14, 2012, through January 3, 2013. The content will involve the Toymaker Tixx and his massive airship toy workshop, which will visit every major city in Tyria. Find out more.
The Hall of Monuments is a location accessible in Guild Wars. It provides a means for players to transfer in-game achievements in the original series to Guild Wars 2. Various achievements earned in Guild Wars translate into points, which unlock unique rewards for the player in Guild Wars 2.
Points are earned by dedicating (putting in the hall) weapons, armor sets, miniatures, heros and titles. When various milestones or specific achievements are placed in the hall, a player receives several points. Players can unlock unique items (armor, weapons, miniatures or pets) for the first thirty points, as well as titles every five points up to 50... Read more.
The world of Tyria has known conflict, chaos, and generations of war. Rarely has there been a time of peace in these troubled lands. The years since the Ascension of Kormir and the defeat of the Great Destroyer have been no different. There have been dangers. There have been adventures. The world is no longer the Tyria it once was—and yet, so many things are the same, beneath her troubled exterior. Read more.
Halloween has a long history in Tyria, and in times past was always marked by the spirit of Mad King Thorn cavorting among the people unleashing his own brand of insanity. However, it’s been over 250 years since he was last seen, and for most people he is merely a figure of folklore. Despite this, rumors persist among the populace that something wicked this way comes.
Shadow of the Mad King was the first major game release for Guild Wars 2 and went live on October 22 (PST). This new game update included a number of new features for all players to enjoy, new content to explore and see, and a week-long Halloween event. Read more.
The Lost Shores' is a permanent game release coming to Guild Wars 2 during November 2012. The content will involve the Sea of Sorrows and be scaled up to level 80, allowing players of any level to access the event. This content will launch on November 16th, 2012 at noon PST alongside a one-time event spanning three days. However, there will be hints and teasers appearing before then to build up the new content. Make sure to log in. Find out more.
Flame and Frost: Prelude is a game release kicking off the first entry in a multipart Living Story series. The patch introduces persistent world changes to Tyria as well as new items, rotating daily achievements, laurels, dungeon changes, guesting, and world transfer fees. Find out more.
Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm is the second game release in the Flame and Frost Living Story series. The patch introduces guild missions, the new Spirit Watch map for structured PvP, an expanded pool of selectable daily achievements, and the ability to preview items on the Trading Post. Find out more.
Flame and Frost: The Razing is the penultimate game release in the Flame and Frost narrative. The update pits the cities of the Black Citadel and Hoelbrak against the Molten Alliance. Two new characters, Braham and Rox, require assistance from the heroes of Tyria to complete their missions. The Order of Whispers is at work to uncover the origin of the alliance formed between the dredge and Flame Legion. As the Molten Alliance continues to ravage the lands, it is time to begin the counteroffensive... Find out more.
Flame and Frost: Retribution is the final game release in the Flame and Frost narrative. The finale will have players finding and destroying Molten weapon facilities, a new dungeon, to put down the Molten Alliance once and for all. The release brings new features to Structured PvP and World versus World. New guild missions and gem store items will be available. Find out more.