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Lunar New Year Live in Guild Wars 2

Have fun, win prizes

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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In case you missed it, Lunar New Year is currently underway in Guild Wars 2.

You can join in on the celebrations right now by cheering on the Year of the Ox with games, food, fireworks, and a bunch of prizes. Be sure you check your in-game mail for an invitation to the this celebration. Double click on the item in your mail to be teleported instantly to the festivities.

You’ll be taken to Divinity’s Reach where you can speak to Phaedra to buy lucky envelopes. You can also light fireworks in the Crown Pavilion. Alternatively, you can sign up for a mount race and try your skill there. Speaking to Finolla will see you teleported to the Dragon Ball Arena, while the Celestial Challenge Attendant will send you on a quest for celestial animals.

Some prizes this year include achievements to earn Lunar-Enchanted Gloves, Fortune-Shining Aureate weapons, and more. Earlier, ArenaNet provided an update on the performance issues with server lag greatly reduced.


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.