Extra Life was an achievement that was awarded to players that logged into the game from noon Pacific Time (UTC-7) on November 2 to noon Pacific Time (UTC-7) on November 3, 2018, and from noon Pacific Time (UTC-7) on October 25 to noon Pacific Time (UTC-7) on November 4, 2019 as a part of the Extra Life charity stream.
In 2019, three new achievements were introduced. Extra Life Donor was an achievement that was awarded to players who received a Extra Life Karma Booster or the contents of the Extra Life Donation Bundle (both of which were Gem Store items) via an in-game mail. Players who unlocked the Extra Life Donor achievement were awarded the Extra Life Donor Goal achievement after the $75,000 goal was reached. Extra Life Community Goal was awarded to anyone that visited a city after reaching certain $ goals.
Extra Life is a fundraising charity, which seeks to unite gamers to play games in support of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. This network covers 170 member hospitals providing 32 million treatments each year to children in the United States and Canada. The proceeds of any donations fund critical treatments and healthcare services, as well as pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.
ArenaNet started participating in Extra Life in 2017. In addition to collecting donations through the sale of in-game items, Team ArenaNet is also directly collecting donations towards their goal through the Extra Life website. From there you may choose to associate your donation with any Extra Life participant, such as Team ArenaNet, or donate directly towards the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. In either case, all proceeds go directly to the charitable cause.
It is also possible to create your own funding goal by creating a sub team or by joining Team ArenaNet. Doing the latter will count any donations you raise towards your goal to Team ArenaNet's funding goal as well.
- You can participate directly by using the official Extra Life website. ArenaNet also has a fundraising team where you can check which players are participating or use the donate button.
- In-game, you can purchase two items on the Gem Store, the Extra Life Donation Bundle and Extra Life Karma Booster, both of which grant a blue version of the title The Extra Life when received via an in-game mail.
- You can watch the streams and donate directly through the streamers for the cause or through the Extra Life stream on Youtube.
- You can play Guild Wars 2 during Extra Life and receive several in-game boosts when goals are reached. Bonuses include karma/magic find/reward track boosts but also ultimately the Feisty Feline Tonic if you have purchased any of the charity items from the Gem Store.
|Show support for the children.||Showed Support for the Children||0|
|Extra Life Donor||Community||0|
|Purchase an item from the Gem Store that contributes to Extra Life.||Gem Store Item Purchased||0|
|Extra Life Donor Goal||Community||0|
|As a donor to Extra Life, return to Lion's Arch after the community reaches the $75,000 goal.
|Extra Life Community Goal||Community||0|
|Return to Lion's Arch after the community reaches the $ goal.
||Funds raised: $15,000 (USD)||0|
|Funds raised: $30000 (USD)||0|
|Funds raised: $45000 (USD)||0|
|Funds raised: $60000 (USD)||0|
|Funds raised: $75000 (USD)||0|
A mail notification about the stream was sent to players who logged in during Extra Life:
- Players had to be at least level 15 to receive this achievement.