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Guild Wars 2 – Living World Season 3, Episode 3 Coming November 21st

Press release   •   Nov 16, 2016 10:32 GMT

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is about to get a whole lot chillier.

The next episode of Living World Season 3, “A Crack in the Ice,” is coming next Monday, November 21. The season follows the aftermath of Heart of Thorns – a flood of unbound magic, the rise of two Elder Dragons, and the birth of the dragon Glint’s child, Aurene. In "A Crack in the Ice," players will follow that story into the Northern Shiverpeaks, territory of the Elder Dragon Jormag.

Along with “A Crack in the Ice” comes the brand-new Nightmare fractal. This five-person, instanced dungeon takes players on an upward climb through a massive tower, which is heavily guarded by powerful abominations and their toxic experiments.

In preparation for this new, exciting content, Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is on sale at 50% off until November 22, and every purchase includes a free Level-80 Boost. To access new Living World episodes, players must own Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns; they can bank episodes to play later by simply logging in during the period before a future episode is released. They don’t need to have completed the storyline in the expansion to enjoy Season 3.

A brand-new teaser trailer for “A Crack in the Ice” can be found here:

Screenshots for both “A Crack in the Ice” and the Nightmare Fractal can be found here:

Playthroughs of the new episode are taking place on Thursday, November 17 - to book a slot, contact

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