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Guild Wars Celebrates 6 Years in Tyria

NCsoft and ArenaNet begin a grand celebration to mark the Guild Wars 6 Year Anniversary

Today, 28 th April marks the 6 th anniversary of Guild Wars?, and NCsoft? and ArenaNet? would like invite you to come celebrate the occasion with an all-weekend party in Shing Jea Monastery. Beginning today and running through May 6, players can celebrate the weekend away with games, contests, races and more!

The anniversary festivities continue as NCsoft and ArenaNet treat new, existing and returning players alike to six weeks of special anniversary sales and exciting contests through Facebook and the Guild Wars website. Beginning 28 th April and running through 9 th June, Guild Wars fans can find weekly sales on such items as costume packs, character slots, mission packs and more, all reduced up to 50 percent in the NCsoft Store. Sales are updated every Thursday at noon Pacific each week during the six week sale celebration.

In addition, NCsoft and ArenaNet will also be releasing a special Anniversary Update that brings players both additional content as well as the exciting introduction of Flux. Players may remember the ill-conceived actions of the Lunatic Court as they tried to free the Mad King during Halloween. While these events have long passed, the after-effect of this plot has caused instability to seep into the land causing fluctuations. This Flux will come and go monthly and cause alterations to PvP that will encourage players to alter their playing style in order to take advantage of the current Flux.

Other features of the Anniversary Update include:

    <*>High Resolution Textures in Town– Added option to use hi-res textures while in outposts <*>Hard Mode Quests– Designed to challenge even the most experienced players <*>Mutual Friends List– Displays the current location of your mutual friends through the Friends List <*>Birthday Tonics– With over 30 new ones in total, all six-year birthday characters will receive a tonic!

Visit the Official ArenaNet Blog and www.guildwars.com today for more details and updates about the Guild Wars 6 Year Anniversary.

About ArenaNet

ArenaNet, located in Bellevue, Washington, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NCsoft Corporation. ArenaNet has built a state-of-the-art interactive game network and develops premier multiplayer online games for dedicated game players. ArenaNet's titles, Guild Wars, Guild Wars Factions, Guild Wars Nightfall, and Guild Wars: Eye of the North, are global online role-playing games that allow gamers to play with anyone, anytime, and anywhere in the world. More information about ArenaNet can be found at www.arena.net.

About NCsoft

NCsoft, headquartered in Seoul, Korea, is the world's premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games, including the critically acclaimed Aion?, Lineage?, Guild Wars, and City of Heroes? franchises. NCsoft West is a division of NCsoft that holds operating responsibilities for North America, Europe, South America, and Australia/New Zealand. More information can be found at www.ncsoft.com?

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