Upcoming changes and features

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Content updates[edit]

The following features have been mentioned by ArenaNet staff and are expected to be part of future game updates and releases.

Forthcoming[edit]

Mentioned[edit]

These changes have been mentioned by ArenaNet, but lack specific details and/or a release date.

  • General content
    • Living World Season 5 — Season 5 will follow directly after Season 4.[2]
    • Legendary runes and sigils[3]
    • Build Templates[3]
    • Cooking level 500[3]
    • Jewel Crafting level 500[3]
  • PvP[4]
    • Swiss Style Tournaments
    • Special Tournaments
    • On Demand Tournaments
    • Unnamed 2v2 arena
    • Spirit Watch Revisions
    • Deathmatch custom arena map intended for larger teams.[5]
  • World versus World
    • Matchup information made available ahead of time is looked into, but complicated.
    • WvW World Restructuring of servers. [6][7][8]
    • Re-balance of siege
    • PvP / WvW Festival[3]
    • New weapon set will release this summer, new armor set planned later this year. [9]
  • Super Adventure Box
    • World 3 and World 4 are unlikely to be added.[10]
    • Super Adventure Box may be added to the leaderboards.
  • Legendary weapons
    • Development of new legendary weapons has continued.[11]
    • Will continue to be delivered along living story episodes.
    • Kraitkin may be given nighttime effects.[12]
  • Legendary trinkets
    • An entire set of legendary trinkets have been planned out.[13]
  • Fractals of the Mists
    • New fractals
    • Continued reworks of old fractals
  • Raids

Automated changes[edit]

Primary article: Server reset

Daily reset occurs at 00:00.
Weekly resets occur at:

  • Monday 07:30 UTCRaid rewards and progress reset. Guild mission rewards reset and new random missions given to guilds.
  • Thursday 20:00 UTCMap bonus rewards reset.
  • Friday 18:00 UTC (roughly) — World versus World reset for EU servers (the exact time varies from week to week).
  • Saturday 02:00 UTC (roughly) — World versus World reset for NA servers (the exact time varies from week to week).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Don’t Forget to Select Your Attributes in Today’s Release!
  2. ^ I found this statement in the video interesting..., comment by Gaile Gray, Guild Wars 2 Official Forums]
  3. ^ a b c d e What’s Next for Guild Wars 2
  4. ^ PvP Features in Progress, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  5. ^ Comment by Ben Phongluangtham, official Guild Wars 2 forums
  6. ^ World Restructuring, Official Forum Post by Gaile Gray
  7. ^ World Restructuring Update 1, Update 1
  8. ^ World Restructuring Update 2, Update 2
  9. ^ Comment by Ben Phongluangtham
  10. ^ Josh Foreman on Guild Chat #37
  11. ^ [1], Official News post on legendary weapons
  12. ^ [2], Post by mattp on Reddit
  13. ^ [3], Post by AndrewM on Reddit
  14. ^ [4], Post by Crystal Reid on the official forums
  15. ^ [5], Post by anet_ianim on Reddit