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Guild Wars 2 is immensely popular – it’s that popular that NCSoft stopped selling digital copies, but here’s how you can still buy a digital copy!
Activison Blizzard announced as part of its wider financial earnings that revenue for World of Warcraft and Call of Duty decreases, while Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure continues to prop up revenue. World of Warcraft now sees nine million subscribers playing the seven-year-old title.
ArenaNet’s MMORPG Guild Wars 2, despite beta weekends and stress tests, is experiencing a few issues even though the core game is relatively smooth. ArenaNet has commented on the issues and issued a problem-by-problem update on how fixes are being implemented.
ArenaNet talked sound design in Guild Wars 2 courtesy of its audio director James Ackley. The MMOG’s sound is impressive — the game is composed by Jeremy Soule — and it’s interesting to see how the developer approaches the game’s sound design.
The hype for ArenaNet’s MMORPG Guild Wars 2 is, for now, justified. The developed revealed the game sold 1 million copies before the official day of launch, August 29, and clocked 400,000 concurrent users.
Guild Wars 2 launches for those who pre-purchased — called the Headstart period — this Friday. If you’ve been following the Guild Wars 2 development it’ll be pretty clear ArenaNet is working to optimize the game, and that’s the subject of the latest blog post from the developer.
As we reported last week, ArenaNet — developers of Guild Wars 2 – is running weekly stress tests to gear up for the August 28 launch. Yesterday’s stress test was the latest, so is there new stuff?
The final Guild Wars 2 beta weekend is long gone, and developer ArenaNet is running regular stress tests to probably ensure servers don’t blow up at launch. So we thought it would be interesting to cover the stress tests, and what ArenaNet is testing.
Reuters predicted that World of Warcraft could see a 25% drop in subscribers with the launch of Guild Wars 2, launching August 28 (and August 25 for pre-purchasers). It’s unlikely a single game will dethrone World of Warcraft, but as more MMOGs chips away market share will fall.
The third, and final, Guild Wars 2 beta weekend finished last week. Touched on yesterday, here’s a more in-depth conclusion as we move towards launch.
ArenaNet has announced original Guild Wars name can now be reserved, up to July 31, as the company has just over four weeks before launch. And the final beta weekend was last week.
ArenaNet is opening its virtual doors to players who have pre-purchased Guild Wars 2, the company’s free-to-play MMORPG, releasing August 28. If you haven’t pre-purchased, you can still get access.
Wondering how you can get into the final Guild Wars 2 beta weekend? Don’t worry, Amazon’s got your back. The online retailer is offering Standard and Digital Deluxe version of the title, to download digitally, so here are the details.