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]

Living World
Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons
  • The third Guild Wars 2 expansion, in active development and to be released in 2021[3][4][5]

Mentioned[edit]

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

General content
PvP
  • Special Tournaments [9][10]
  • On Demand Tournaments [9]
  • Spirit Watch revisions [11]
  • Different ratings for different PvP modes [12]
  • Deathmatch custom arena map intended for larger teams. [13]
  • Large PvP map: 15 on 15[12]
  • Possibility of PvP / WvW Festival [6]
World versus World
  • Matchup information made available ahead of time is looked into, but complicated. [14]
  • WvW World Restructuring of servers. [15][16][17][10]
  • Scaling objective rewards[6]
  • Re-balance of siege [18]
  • Possibility of PvP / WvW Festival[6]
Fractals of the Mists
Raids
Legendary Equipment
  • Kraitkin may be given nighttime effects. [23]
  • "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. [24]
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". [25]
Other
  • Guild Wars 2 coming to Steam, players won't be able to transfer an existing account to Steam. [26] Launch has been put on hold for the time being. [27]

Automated changes[edit]

Primary article: Server reset

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In the weeks between releases, each chapter will continue to evolve with new content and ways to play.", Guildwars2.com
  2. ^ Watch the Trailer for The Icebrood Saga: Champions Chapter 2, Guildwars2.com
  3. ^ a b c Looking Ahead to Spring, Summer, and the Future
  4. ^ Guild Wars 2 Anniversary Livestream
  5. ^ Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons, Official Guild Wars 2 website
  6. ^ a b c d What’s Next for Guild Wars 2
  7. ^ a b c The future of Guild Wars 2: “This is a statement: we’re not done”
  8. ^ a b c A Message from Andrew Gray
  9. ^ a b PvP Features in Progress, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  10. ^ a b Future Plans: Competitive
  11. ^ PvP Features in Progress
  12. ^ a b Comment by Ben Phongluangtham
  13. ^ Comment by Ben Phongluangtham, official Guild Wars 2 forums
  14. ^ Comment by Devon Carver
  15. ^ World Restructuring, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  16. ^ World Restructuring Update 1, Update 1
  17. ^ World Restructuring Update 2, Update 2
  18. ^ WvW Work In Progress
  19. ^ a b [1], Full English translation for the german interview with Mike Z
  20. ^ [2], Post by Crystal Reid on the official forums
  21. ^ [3], Post by anet_ianim on Reddit
  22. ^ [4], post by DeltaxHunter on Reddit, Full English translation for the German interview with Mike Z.
  23. ^ [5], Post by mattp on Reddit
  24. ^ https://en-forum.guildwars2.com/discussion/100933/legendary-equipment-and-templates
  25. ^ Comment by Laevateinn.6289, official Guild Wars 2 forums
  26. ^ Guild Wars 2 coming to Steam
  27. ^ [6], Guild Wars 2 Steam Release News, Guildwars2.com