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Guild Wars 2's Icebrood Saga Next Update 'Balance' Drops March 9th

Episode Five: Balance

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Guild Wars 2's Icebrood Saga Next Update 'Balance' Drops March 9th

Guild Wars 2's latest Icebrood Saga episode is coming to a close, with Episode 5: Champions Chapter 3: Balance  launching on March 9th.

Balance will add three new Dragon Response Missions in the Valedon Forest, Bloodtide Coast and Fireheart Rise.  Braham will be the center of a new story mission as well, getting "one step closer to fulfilling his destiny." The ArenaNet team is also continuing faction recruitment, with the Tengu taking up arms in the latest episode. 

From the press release:

"Faction recruitment continues, with the elusive Tengu availing themselves to the fight while also making their unique weapons available to their new allies. Three additional factions will become available after the episode releases, with a new one arriving every two weeks until April 20. Episode 5’s Dragonslayer weapons will reach a new third tier, bestowing their ultimate power to their wielders, while a new unique skritt scepter will sparkle alluringly for those who desire more shiny baubles for their weapon inventory. "

For those who own Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire, all four chapters of Episode 5 wil be yours for free. The fourth chapter of Episode 5, titled Judgement, will launch in April of this year.


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore