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Today ArenaNet has unveiled all new information about the Specialisation system set to debut in Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, via two new developer blogs from lead game designer Jon Peters.

The two new blogs which are available to read now on the official Guild Wars 2 website , cover how elite specialisations in the expansion will operate, in addition to changes to the existing traits system within Guild Wars 2.

The Specialisation blogs are linked below:

Part 1:
Part 2:

ArenaNet are also encouraging fans to ask questions about this new system in a multi-hour AMA (Ask Me Anything) session during a special extended episode of the livestream show, Ready Up. Blog author Jon and fellow designers from the expansion team will join host Josh Davis to answer fan questions and give a first look at how the new traits system works in the game. 

The AMA livestream is scheduled to start at 9pm CEST/ 8pm BST on Friday, April 24th on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel.  

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