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ArenaNet Pulls Back the Curtain on PVP

Posted by William Murphy on Aug 17, 2011  | Comments

ArenaNet Pulls Back the Curtain on PVP - Guild Wars 2 - MMORPG.com

ArenaNet's Jon Peters has just posted a developer blog over at Guild Wars 2's official site detailing some of the many ways in which their game will be continuing the tradition of competitive gameplay that Guild Wars made so popular. 

For Guild Wars 2, we wanted to organize the PvP formats more clearly and simply. For pickup play, we've created a single place where all pickup players can play. It's a server browser where "hot join" games are constantly running. We've also created a single, central place for competitive play in the form of automatic tournaments. These two play styles—pickup and competitive—share a lot of gameplay similarities, which allows players to easily transition from casual to more organized play. This is important, because both pickup and tournament play are independent of "world" choice. In other words, all Guild Wars 2 PvP players are in the same PvP games and are not segregated.

Read the rest of Jon Peters' look at Guild Wars 2's PVP.

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William Murphy / Bill is the Managing Editor of MMORPG.com, RTSGuru.com, and lover of all things gaming. He's been playing and writing about MMOs and geekery since 2002, and you can harass him and his views on Twitter @thebillmurphy.
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