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Guild Wars 2 expansion beta next week, launch trailer revealed

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The major expansion for the subscription-less MMO Guild Wars 2, Heart of Thorns, will have its third and last beta next weekend. A launch trailer was also revealed.

Guild Wars 2 to go free-to-play, expansion Heart of Thorns out this October 23

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ArenaNet has made its popular MMO Guild Wars 2 free-to-play. That doesn't necessarily mean it will descend into a microtransaction nightmare, however.

The core game will be fully playable for free, but new expansion Heart of Thorns will be sold at a premium price. The studio is hoping that the expansion's new Raid dungeons and story content will sway long-time players.

ArenaNet unveils elite specialisation for the Revenant, the new class from Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns

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Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns will add a new profession to the MMORPG, the Revenant, a heavily armoured warrior powered by a connection to legendary heroes of the past.

Now developer ArenaNet has lifted the lid on the profession's elite specialization, the Herald. These guys take their inspiration from the ancient and noble dragon, Glint.

E3 2015: New trailer shows off Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns' majestic guild halls

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Guild Wars 2's first expansion Heart of Thorns will allow players to set up their own majestic guild halls, which function as a hub for your merry band of players from which you can launch missions, challenge other guilds, or just have a bit of a laugh.

Developer ArenaNet demonstrated the new feature in a trailer at the E3 PC Gaming Show yesterday. GW2's signature soaring architectural style makes for some very good-looking guild hangouts.

ArenaNet is rebuilding Guild Wars 2's flagship capital, seeking advice on district names

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Last year all that power went to ArenaNet's head, and the developer went and blew up Lion’s Arch, the most prominent capital city in Guild Wars 2, as part of the game's ongoing Living Storyline.

Now that the villainous Scarlet Briar (she tore the place up with a great big drill mounted on an airship) has been defeated, however, it's time to rebuild. Guild Wars 2 players have been asked to help with that process.

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