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Guild Wars 2 to get improved Legendary system, free Living World and more

Published: 16:00, 27 April 2021
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Guild Wars 2 - Icebrood Saga
Guild Wars 2 - Icebrood Saga

ArenaNet came out firing on all cylinders with the launch of the Icebrood Saga finale, partially because they are bringing attention to the future of Guild Wars 2 and the next expansion.

Guild Wars 2 will pave the way to the next expansion with a pile of events, returning content, freebies and more. All of this will be done throughout the summer of 2021, the same period when new details on End of Dragons will be revealed. These are all the announcements ArenaNet made, with short descriptions but if you want to read more, you can click on the provided links.

April 27 - Icebrood Saga finale launch

Quick but efficient culmination of the events stemming from Jormag's manipulative tactics and our own counterattacking plans. It is now live so log in and get in on the action. If you are unable to do so, you can read up on our impressions on the link above, spoiler free.

May 11 - Skill balance

ArenaNet folks are seeking to shift the meta and this will happen in two weeks. A balance pass will come around for both professions and their elite specialisations in order to shake up the meta and provide fresh new builds. The devs didn't provide more information yet.

May 25 - Free Living World episodes

If you have gaps in story content that you don't feel like paying money for, this may be the best time to log in. It's also a great time for newcomers to come around and avoid missing some of the best storytelling in the game.

ArenaNet Guild Wars 2 - End of Dragons concept art Guild Wars 2 - Kurzick tree concept art from the big announcement, available in a link below

July 13 - Twisted Marionette returns, Legendary Armory debuts

Twisted Marionette is one of the fan-favourite bosses and it will be making a return for a limited time, possibly in celebration of other big news. Some of it is coming in two weeks from this point in time while another makes a debut on the same day. 

Legendary Armory will require you to get these items only once and they will become available for the entire account. Looks were already available through the Wardrobe but now you get to keep the functionality as well.

July 27 - Some big news on End of Dragons expansion

Devs will brief us on things like the setting and beta dates. Feel free to hype away!

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