Skip to main content

ArenaNet To Give Away Custom-Wrapped Car In Celebration Of Roller Beetle Racing Arriving In Guild Wars 2

Press release   •   Nov 26, 2018 14:00 GMT

Players can enter the weekly sweepstakes beginning November 27 for a chance to win

Bellevue, WA (November 26, 2018) – ArenaNet today announced that Roller Beetle Racing is headed to Guild Wars 2. Beginning tomorrow, November 27, players can strap in, rev up their roller beetle mounts, and face off head-to-head on five unique racetracks located across Tyria. These new public events will give players the opportunity to challenge their friends, guild mates, and the wider Guild Wars 2 community for the fastest times and bragging rights in these iconic locations. Whether you’re an experienced veteran or brand new Commander, Roller Beetle Racing will be available to all Guild Wars 2 players.

Additionally, ArenaNet is launching a month-long sweepstakes for players who partake in Roller Beetle Racing, featuring a custom-wrapped roller beetle “Type RBR” car as a grand prize. To participate, players simply need to opt-in to email communication at https://www.guildwars2.com/rollerbeetle/#howtoenter and enter one roller beetle race during the sweepstakes period, which ends on December 24. Each week, joining a race automatically enters the player into a drawing for great weekly prizes as well as the grand prize once the sweepstakes concludes. Weekly prizes include a complete Razer PC package, which contains a Razer BlackWidow Elite keyboard, Kraken Tournament Edition headset, Naga Trinity mouse and Goliathus Extended Chroma mouse mat; an Alienware Aurora PC and monitor; a vacation to San Diego featuring a sand dune buggy excursion; and a home theater entertainment system.

Each weekly entry counts for the grand prize, allowing everyone to earn up to four entries for the final drawing. For more information on contest rules, prizes, and eligible countries, please visit: http://www.guildwars2.com/rollerbeetle

The roller beetle mount was added to Guild Wars 2 in June’s Living World Episode 3, Long Live the Lich. To help speed players on their way toward the podium and racing glory, Episode 3 will be free to all players until January 7, 2019. For new players, NPC race officials at each course starting line will let players rent a roller beetle mount for the express purpose of racing, ensuring that everybody can let rubber meet the road.

Both the standard and Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire and expansion collections are currently on sale for 50 percent off until December 5 with use of the code “BlackFriday50” at checkout. 

About Guild Wars® 2

Guild Wars 2 is a visually stunning online game that offers players the epic grandeur of a massive role playing environment combined with action combat, large-scale dynamic events that players tackle together, plus both team-based and World vs. World competitive battles. The game is updated frequently with Living World episodes that tell the ongoing story of the world and introduce new places to play in. Yet with all these updates, the game continues the no-subscription-fee business model that made the original Guild Wars so popular. For more details, please visit www.guildwars2.com

About ArenaNet

ArenaNet is the developer of the groundbreaking Guild Wars 2 and best-selling Guild Wars online roleplaying games. The studio's mission is to create innovative online worlds, cultivate a vibrant and engaged global community of players, and to incorporate handcrafted artistry into every aspect of their games. ArenaNet formed in 2000 and it has attracted over 15 million players worldwide, with press & fans consistently calling Guild Wars 2 one of the best MMOs and RPGs of all time.