ArenaNet™, publisher and developer of the acclaimed Guild Wars franchise, has announced a fan and press conference titled ‘Guild Wars 2 – The Journey Ahead’ scheduled for Saturday, 29th August, at PAX Prime in Seattle. ArenaNet president and co-founder Mike O’Brien and Guild Wars 2 game director Colin Johanson will host a special presentation with major announcements setting the roadmap for what’s in store for current and future players of the award-winning MMO and its upcoming expansion, Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns™. The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. BST (7:30 p.m. CEST) in the PAX Prime Hydra Theatre at the Grand Hyatt in Seattle, and will be livestreamed on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel.
In addition to livestreaming the event, ArenaNet will host popular Guild Wars 2 Twitch streamers on its channel prior to and after the presentation. While the presentation is being livestreamed in English only, fans can tune in to the Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel to see pre-show speculation from popular streamers in English, German, French and Spanish starting at 5:30 p.m. BST (6:30 p.m. CEST), and stay on after the presentation ends for recap and analysis in all languages. A full schedule of programming is available at ArenaNet’s PAX Prime page.
Also at PAX Prime, ArenaNet has partnered with performance PC peripherals maker Corsair to bring Guild Wars 2 to the show floor. The studio will have demo stations and giveaways, with studio staff on hand, at Corsair booth #3342 during show hours from Friday, 28th August, to Monday, 31st August.
To follow all of the latest updates on Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns and learn more about Guild Wars 2, please visit www.guildwars2.com .
About Guild Wars® 2 and Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns™
Guild Wars 2 is a visually stunning MMO, a living world that offers players the epic grandeur of a massive role playing environment combined with innovative combat mechanics, dynamic events and customized personal storytelling, as well as fast-paced competitive play with team-based PvP and massive World vs. World battles. Building on the success of Guild Wars, ArenaNet™ has created an MMO that lets gamers play the way they want, while at the same time retaining the no-subscription-fee business model that made the original Guild Wars so popular.
Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is the first expansion to Guild Wars 2. Founded on the same gameplay philosophy as the core game, where the journey is the goal, Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns continues ArenaNet’s tradition of defying MMO conventions to fulfill the promise of what online worlds should be.
For more details, please visit www.guildwars2.com