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Guild Wars 2: The Icebrood Saga Episode One, “Whisper in the Dark,” Arrives Today

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Guild Wars 2: The Icebrood Saga Episode One, “Whisper in the Dark,” Arrives Today

BELLEVUE, WA – November 19, 2019 – Whisper in the Dark, the next terrifying chapter of The Icebrood Saga in Guild Wars 2, is available to play today. The new episode continues the Living World story and introduces new gameplay systems and activities for players to explore.

You can watch the Whisper in the Dark announcement trailer HERE.

For additional screenshots and assets from the episode, CLICK HERE.

Whisper in the Dark introduces a wealth of new features to the game, including:

  • A new map, the Bjora Marches
  • Four new multi-tier Mastery tracks fueled by norn spirit magic: Essence Manipulation and Raven Attunement
  • Three new Strike Mission bosses, including the grim and sinister Boneskinner, that rotate weekly and provide unique rewards for players who defeat them
  • A new two-tier upgradable Ancient Boreal weapon set
  • A new Raven-inspired exotic scepter skin
  • A campfire s’mores roasting kit

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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 and fans consistently calling Guild Wars 2 one of the best MMOs and RPGs of all time.

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