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Guild Wars® 2 to Launch Major Updates to PvP on Eve of First World Tournament Series

New features to encourage more fans to participate in high-level competitive play will launch the same week ArenaNet’s MMO crowns its first global PvP champions

NCSOFT and ArenaNet, publisher and developer of the acclaimed Guild Wars franchise, today announce they will be releasing significant updates to the player vs. player (PvP) mode in Guild Wars 2.
The studio is adding and overhauling game features in the MMO that are meant to pave the way for more high-level competitive play.  This includes big upgrades to features such as matchmaking, player
ranking systems and map selection, giving players more opportunities to find level opponents and hone their skills. The updates are slated for release on 
Tuesday 2nd December.

On 5th December, ArenaNet and KongZhong, publisher of Guild Wars 2 in China, will host the inaugural World Tournament Series (WTS) Championships in Beijing. Top teams from North America, Europe
and China will vie for $50,000 USD in prizes during the live event, which is being televised on Chinese video game network GTV and livestreamed globally on Twitch.

To learn more about the World Tournament Series and PvP in Guild Wars 2 in general please visit

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