BELLEVUE, WA – July 14, 2020 – Chapter four of Guild Wars 2’s ongoing story The Icebrood Saga arrives Tuesday, July 28, with the vast stirring of the ancient, magic-devouring Jormag, the Elder Dragon of Ice and Persuasion.
Titled Jormag Rising, the episode expands upon episode three’s Drizzlewood Coast map, offering an epic new meta event, and adding a new dimension to the area’s charr push-and-pull siege warfare mechanic. ArenaNet released a new trailer today that showcases what to expect on the next leg of the campaign between the charr Dominion and United Legions.
As the titanic wall of ice in the north begins to melt, opening the way to Bangar Ruinbringer’s Dominion armies, the Frost Legion begin to march from the shadowy depths of Jormag’s domain, while the dragon itself stirs as it consumes the ancient magics of Tyria.
In addition to this thrilling story chapter, Jormag Rising adds and expands upon the existing gameplay and rewards found in The Icebrood Saga, including:
A brand new section of the Drizzlewood Coast to explore and control
A new, map-wide meta event that culminates with players directly confronting Jormag’s sinister power
New upgrades to the United Legions Waystation mastery that will grant new skills like the medi-zooka, a support tool for your allies in the heat of battle, and the ability to navigate the shifting intrigue of the charr conflict with a stealth action for mounts
Upgraded versions of two previously-released weapons: the Charged Stormcaller set and the Empowered Boneskinner set
A Frost Legion Infusion for your character to fit in with the chilly Frost Legion
An upgraded “shiver” emote
For additional screenshots and assets from the episode, CLICK HERE.
Jormag Rising will be free for all players who own Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire and log in upon its release.
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
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.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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