Guild Wars 2 beta weekend announced
NCsoft and ArenaNet have today confirmed the a second Guild Wars 2 beta weekend event, coming up next Friday, the 8th June, until Monday 11th June. The beta will be open to those of you who have pre-ordered the game.
ArenaNet’s Lead Producer has confirmed via the ArenaNet blog that exisiting characters have not been deleted, so if you took part in the last beta you’ll be able to pick up from where you left off.
Here’s the press release in full;
NCsoft and ArenaNet, the developers of Guild Wars 2, are thrilled to announce the second public Beta Weekend Event for Guild Wars 2. From 21:00 CEST (20:00 BST) Friday 8th June, until 08:59 CEST (07:59 BST) Monday 11th June, hundreds of thousands of fans who have pre-purchased Guild Wars 2 will have another chance to explore the world of Tyria.
ArenaNet’s Lead Producer, Chris Whiteside, provides further information on the ArenaNet blog, including that “existing characters have not been deleted, and you will be able to continue right where you left off!”.
The only way players can guarantee access to all Guild Wars 2 Beta Weekend Events is to pre-purchase the Guild Wars 2 Collector’s, Digital Deluxe, or Standard/Digital Editions. In addition to access to our Beta Weekend Events, players will receive three-day Headstart Access prior to launch and the exclusive Hero’s Band in-game item. Pre-Purchase is available at buy.guildwars2.com or from selected retailers.
In the coming days, eligible players should look for an email coming from NCsoft with additional information on how to download the client and additional account registration information.