Upcoming changes and features

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Content updates[edit]

The following features have been mentioned by ArenaNet staff and are expected to be part of future game updates and releases.

Forthcoming[edit]

PvP and WvW
  • Summer 2020 — Tournament of Legends[1]
Other
  • Guild Wars 2 coming to Steam on November, players won't be able to transfer an existing account to Steam though. [2]
Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons
  • The third Guild Wars 2 expansion, in active development and to be released in 2021[1][3][4]

Mentioned[edit]

These changes have been mentioned by ArenaNet, but lack specific details and/or a release date.

General content
PvP
  • Special Tournaments [8][9]
  • On Demand Tournaments [8]
  • Spirit Watch revisions [10]
  • Different ratings for different PvP modes [11]
  • Deathmatch custom arena map intended for larger teams. [12]
  • Large PvP map: 15 on 15[11]
  • Possibility of PvP / WvW Festival [5]
World versus World
  • Matchup information made available ahead of time is looked into, but complicated. [13]
  • WvW World Restructuring of servers. [14][15][16][9]
  • Scaling objective rewards[5]
  • Re-balance of siege [17]
  • Possibility of PvP / WvW Festival[5]
Fractals of the Mists
Raids
Legendary Equipment
  • Kraitkin may be given nighttime effects. [22]
  • "Legendary armory" — Any legendary item that is added to the Legendary Armory will become available for use by all the characters across your entire account at the same time. [23]
Super Adventure Box
  • World 3 and World 4 are unlikely to be added within the next year or two (as of 2020), but ANet are "chipping away at it behind the scenes". [24]

Automated changes[edit]

Primary article: Server reset

Daily reset occurs at 00:00.
Weekly resets occur at:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Looking Ahead to Spring, Summer, and the Future
  2. ^ Guild Wars 2 coming to Steam
  3. ^ Guild Wars 2 Anniversary Livestream
  4. ^ Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons, Official Guild Wars 2 website
  5. ^ a b c d What’s Next for Guild Wars 2
  6. ^ a b c The future of Guild Wars 2: “This is a statement: we’re not done”
  7. ^ a b c A Message from Andrew Gray
  8. ^ a b PvP Features in Progress, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  9. ^ a b Future Plans: Competitive
  10. ^ PvP Features in Progress
  11. ^ a b Comment by Ben Phongluangtham
  12. ^ Comment by Ben Phongluangtham, official Guild Wars 2 forums
  13. ^ Comment by Devon Carver
  14. ^ World Restructuring, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  15. ^ World Restructuring Update 1, Update 1
  16. ^ World Restructuring Update 2, Update 2
  17. ^ WvW Work In Progress
  18. ^ a b [1], Full English translation for the german interview with Mike Z
  19. ^ [2], Post by Crystal Reid on the official forums
  20. ^ [3], Post by anet_ianim on Reddit
  21. ^ [4], post by DeltaxHunter on Reddit, Full English translation for the German interview with Mike Z.
  22. ^ [5], Post by mattp on Reddit
  23. ^ https://en-forum.guildwars2.com/discussion/100933/legendary-equipment-and-templates
  24. ^ Comment by Laevateinn.6289, official Guild Wars 2 forums