NCSoft, developer of the next generation massively multiplayer online role playing game Guild Wars 2 has confirmed that we can expect a beta of the game within the second half of 2011. The company's CFO Jaeho Lee also hinted towards a 2012 release for the game, which is something we already expected but it's good to know that we'll be seeing it in 2012 and not 2013. I never thought we'd see Guild Wars 2 released this year, especially with Star Wars: The Old Republic nearing completion.
According to an interview with VG247, NCSoft said, “Providing players with rich and rewarding gaming experiences is what we’re all about at NCsoft. This is a very significant year for us with some huge announcements," and went on to mention that they'll, "have a major presence at Gamescom this year where [they] plan on stealing a few headlines.”
Any Guild Wars 2 news is good news as far as I'm concerned. Are you excited for the fantasy MMO or are you going be whipping out your lightsaber in SW:TOR when that hits sometime (hopefully) this year?
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