Category Archives: Guild Wars 2 Game Release Notes

Game Release Notes – January 9, 2018

General

  • Reports of undead attacking travelers near major cities have increased.

Fractals

General
  • Agony resistance now has a unique icon in the Hero panel.
Shattered Observatory
  • Increased the window of time to kill the temporal anomalies by 3 seconds in challenge mode of the Arkk encounter.
Twilight Oasis
  • Defeated and downed players will now rally after each phase in the final boss fight.
  • The two Awakened abominations will now assist players in the beginning.
  • Initial Awakened allies have had their damage and toughness greatly increased.
  • Removed the knockdown effect from Crushing Charge.
  • Greatly reduced the damage inflicted by Crushing Charge.
  • Greatly reduced the initial impact damage inflicted by Charged Shot.

Game Release Notes – December 12, 2017

Wintersday

Come join us in celebrating Wintersday—Toymaker Tixx has made his annual visit to Divinity’s Reach to spread seasonal cheer and festivity! Complete daily achievements to earn fanciful holiday weapons new and old, save Wintersday by giving wrapped gifts to the orphans around Divinity’s Reach, test your snow-throwing skills against other players in Snowball Mayhem, experience the joy of jumping in Winter Wonderland, defend against waves of toys in Toypocalypse, and help keep Tixx’s airship, the Infinirarium, in order! You’ll also see Wintersday gifts appearing all around Tyria.

Game Release Notes – November 28, 2017

Living World–”Daybreak”

After a freak Brandstorm engulfs the Elonian city of Amnoon, a mysterious vision reveals that an encounter in the ancient ruins might determine the fate of Tyria. The commander embarks on a search for a secretive order of warriors who guard the way into the ancient city, just as the consequences of past choices come home to roost.

Game Update Notes – October 17, 2017

Living World

Halloween

Once again, the gates of the Mad Realm have opened and Kryta’s most infamous monarch, Mad King Thorn, has returned to hold court in Lion’s Arch! Loyal vassals of the king are strongly encouraged to enjoy the festivities: meet the denizens of the Mad Realm in events across Kryta, tour the Mad Realm itself in the Labyrinth and fearsome Clock Tower, attend to the king’s whims in his notorious pastime of Mad King Says, or match wits and blades against royalty in Ascent to Madness. Completing sets of festival daily achievements will also earn progress toward displaying your holiday spirit in combat with the Haunted weapon set!