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Guild Wars 2 Living World Season 4 Episode 1 “Daybreak” Launches Today

Discover ancient ruins and a secretive order of warriors Play a new Raid and Fractal




BELLEVUE, WA — Nov. 28, 2017 — ArenaNet continues its commitment to providing a stream of highly engaging content to Guild Wars 2 with today’s launch of Living World Season 4 Episode 1, “Daybreak”.


After the Brandstorm engulfs the free city of Amnoon, the Commander receives a mysterious vision, revealing that an encounter in ancient Elonian ruins might determine the fate of Tyria. The Commander embarks on a search for a secretive order of warriors who guard the way into that ancient city, just as the consequences of past choices come home to roost.


In addition to Guild Wars 2’s signature storytelling, Episode 1 delivers further delights:


  • New Legendary Focus: A relic shrouded in mystery.
  • New Fractal - Twilight Oasis: Journey to the past and witness events that shaped Elona.
  • New Raid - Hall of Chains: An influx of murderous undead relentlessly hunt innocent worshipers of Grenth. Infiltrate the Underworld and join the struggle for control over the fates of the living and the dead.
  • A notable and much-asked-for quality of life improvement:  A new "keys" category has been added to the account wallet, which contains a currency version of several existing items which are used to unlock caches of treasure. These items can be consumed to convert them into the new currencies. Players can find a full list of the new currencies in the patch notes.


Living World content releases every 2-3 months and is free to access for players who own Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire, the recently released second expansion. The critically acclaimed Path of Fire can be purchased at buy.guildwars2.com‎. By simply logging in while a Living World episode is live, players can unlock it - and those who don’t yet own Path of Fire can bank the episode to play later. They don't need to have completed the storyline in the expansion to enjoy Season 4. Season 4 content is intended for level-80 characters. Every purchase of Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire  comes with a Level-80 Boost, which will boost one character to max level and equip them to enjoy all the content available in Guild Wars 2, including Season 4.


Watch the fantastic Episode 1 launch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwxcNTGWVm4

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