BELLEVUE, WA – Chapter three of Guild Wars 2’s ongoing story The Icebrood Saga arrives Tuesday, May 26, plunging players into the middle of an epic confrontation against former allies as conflict between factions of charr warriors erupts into all out civil war.
Titled No Quarter, the episode opens up a brand new, never-before seen part of Tyria: the Drizzlewood Coast tucked into the viridian forests of the Woodland Cascades.
Taking inspiration from the World vs. World game mode, players will be thrust into a massive map-wide battle featuring fortress sieges and capture points in one gigantic meta-event. ArenaNet released a new trailer today that prefaces the impending clash of armies that will roll its way across the charr nation and leave no one untouched.
In addition to a new story that puts Ryland Steelcatcher and Bangar Ruinbringer’s Dominion forces front and center for the fireworks, No Quarter adds and expands upon the existing gameplay and rewards found in The Icebrood Saga, including:
A brand new map, the coastal alpine forests of the Drizzlewood Coast
A massive, map-wide meta event that puts players right in the thick of the charr civil war as they help the United Legions siege fortresses and take control of enemy positions in World vs. World-inspired gameplay
A new United Legions Waystation mastery that will grant new special action skills useful for besieging charr fortresses and resupplying allies
A new Strike Mission, “Cold War”, that features wave-based survival against fearsome enemies
A new tier to the Essence Manipulation mastery tracks introduced in Episode One
Two new weapons sets, Tengu Echo and Stormcaller, plus two new standalone weapons to earn
New charr-themed backpacks, plus new charr-specific helms for charr player characters
A new “play dead” emote
A new Bear Shaman armor set, heretofore only available to NPC characters
No Quarter will be free for all players who own Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire and log in upon its release. In addition, the Standard and Deluxe editions of Path of Fire are on sale for 50% off until May 8.
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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