The MMORPG Guild Wars 2 not only has no monthly subscription; the base game is now completely free. Free accounts have only minor restrictions, and the only purchase available is the upcoming Heart of Thorns expansion.
Game developer ArenaNet has finally made the base game of "Guild Wars 2" free-to-play ahead of the release date of the "Heart of Thorns" expansion.
Exciting news for all "Guild Wars 2" gamers. Developer AreaNet has recently announced at Prime PAX event in Seattle that their massively multiplayer online role-playing game is going to be available for free now. They are also in the works of launching their latest expansion pack, "Heart of Thorns," which has been scheduled to be available to fans on Oct. 23.
If you wanted an MMORPG that had no subscription fee, Guild Wars 2 was an option. All you had to do was buy the game and you’d be good to go, no monthly subscription unlike other MMORPGs such as World of Warcraft. That being said, it looks like ArenaNet, the developers behind Guild Wars 2, have decided to go down the free to play route. Show More Summary
The popular MMORPG goes free-to-play in the run-up to its 'Heart of Thorns' release.
Guild Wars 2 is about to undergo some major changes including the additiona of the highly anticipated Raids, a shift to the ever-popular free-to-play model, as well as a launch date for the upcoming expansion, Heart of Thorns.Click To Continue Reading
Since its release in August of 2012 playing the subscription-free PC MMORPG Guild Wars 2 has been a simple matter of purchasing the initial game. Starting today you don’t even have to do that. Read more...
ArenaNet has revealed two massive changes are coming to Guild Wars 2.
With ArenaNet ready to launch Guild Wars 2's upcoming Heart of Thorns expansion in October, that will leave plenty for new players to catch up with before then. Fortunately, it now appears that newcomers will have less of an entry barrier...Show More Summary
Nearly three years after the release of Guild Wars 2, the base game is going fully free-to-play. Instead of following a method where users are required to purchase the core package before they are greeted with a subscription-free scheme, as of today, you are able to download it at will and start playing. Show More Summary
Confirming rumors, ArenaNet announced today that the Guild Wars 2 core online game is going to be available for free, starting today. At the same time, ArenaNet is preparing a paid expansion pack, Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, for launch on October 23. The Seattle-based company announced the changes at the PAX Prime event in […]
ArenNet announced at PAX today the core Guild Wars 2 game is now free to download. Mind the Heart of Thorns expansion will still cost you, but the base game is free. The developer said it didn’t want to make things complicated by offering various payment versions. “We believe that if people love Guild wars […]
There's big news in the Guild Wars 2 camp today as ArenaNet announces the original game will be available for free, right now and for evermore. Do not interpret that as "free-to-play". Guild Wars 2 never had a subscription fee, only a charge for the game itself - and it's that charge that's being removed. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, ArenaNet kicked off the first official beta for Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns. And it appears that all went well with the first public hands-on for the new expansion. So now the developer is ready to unveil a release date. Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns launches October 23, 2015. Show More Summary
ArenaNet and NCSoft have announced the release date for the Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns. The release date was announced on Twitter for October 23. Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns launches October 23, 2015. Pre-purchase bonuses available now! http://t.co/xhCTjuKHwe pic.twitter.com/aqteLdlv1u — Guild Wars 2 (@GuildWars2) August 28, 2015 The expansion is available […]
ArenaNet has announced when the second Heart of Thorns beta is, and what players can expect.
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ArenaNet has revealed just how well the buy-to-play MMO is doing, and it's pretty impressive.
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