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.



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

  • General content
    • Living World Season 5 — Season 5 will follow directly after Season 4.[1]
  • PvP[2]
    • Swiss Style Tournaments
    • Special Tournaments
    • On Demand Tournaments
    • Unnamed 2v2 arena
    • Spirit Watch Revisions
    • Deathmatch custom arena map intended for larger teams.[3]
  • World versus World
    • Matchup information made available ahead of time is looked into, but complicated.
    • WvW World Restructuring of servers. [4][5][6]
    • Re-balance of siege
  • Super Adventure Box
    • World 3 and World 4 are unlikely to be added.[7]
    • Super Adventure Box may be added to the leaderboards.
  • Legendary weapons
    • Development of new legendary weapons has continued.[8]
    • Will continue to be delivered along living story episodes.
    • Kraitkin may be given nighttime effects.[9]
  • Legendary trinkets
    • An entire set of legendary trinkets have been planned out.[10]
  • Fractals of the Mists
    • New fractals
    • Continued reworks of old fractals
  • Raids
    • New raid wings
    • Difficulty aimed to be "more back in line with Spirit Vale" when compared to Bastion of the Penitent.[11]
    • Will not include new raid-specific masteries.[12]
    • Plans are to release raids with more regularity in the LWS4. [13]

Automated changes[edit]

Primary article: Server reset

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

  • Monday 07:30 UTCRaid rewards and progress reset. Guild mission rewards reset and new random missions given to guilds.
  • Thursday 20:00 UTCMap bonus rewards reset.
  • Friday 18:00 UTC (roughly) — World versus World reset for EU servers (the exact time varies from week to week).
  • Saturday 02:00 UTC (roughly) — World versus World reset for NA servers (the exact time varies from week to week).


  1. ^ I found this statement in the video interesting..., comment by Gaile Gray, Guild Wars 2 Official Forums]
  2. ^ PvP Features in Progress, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  3. ^ Comment by Ben Phongluangtham, official Guild Wars 2 forums
  4. ^ World Restructuring, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  5. ^ World Restructuring Update 1, Update 1
  6. ^ World Restructuring Update 2, Update 2
  7. ^ Josh Foreman on Guild Chat #37
  8. ^ [1], Official News post on legendary weapons
  9. ^ [2], Post by mattp on Reddit
  10. ^ [3], Post by AndrewM on Reddit
  11. ^ [4], Post by Crystal Reid on the official forums
  12. ^ [5], Post by anet_ianim on Reddit
  13. ^ [6], Post by anet_jason on Reddit