6 — 8 March, 2015

Join ArenaNet at PAX East 2015 for the world premiere of the playable demo of our first expansion, Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns™. Meet developers, talk with other fans, and learn more about what’s to come. We also invite you to join us at the ESL booth for the World Tournament Series Championship.


PAX East
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
Guild Wars 2 Booth: #5116


  • Play the demo of Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns.
  • Play the new Stronghold PvP mode at select times during the weekend.
  • Watch presentations by ArenaNet developers discussing the Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns demo.
  • Win fabulous prizes by testing your Guild Wars 2 knowledge in trivia quizzes.
  • Come to our booth on Friday, 6 March, to find out how you can win a pass to our exclusive community party, taking place that evening.

World Tournament Series Championship

Join us on 7 March, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (15:00–23:00 UTC) at the ESL Arena for the World Tournament Series Championship. Teams from North America, Europe, and China will be facing off for the $50,000 USD prize pool and the title of world champion. We’ll also be hosting a special exhibition match of the new PvP game mode Stronghold just before the grand finals! Check the World Tournament Series event page for more details and a schedule. Those of you at home can catch the action all day Saturday on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel.

Expansion Demo Livestream

We’ll be streaming Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns demo all weekend on our Twitch channel from the show floor.

We’ll also have special guest streamers playing Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns live on our channel at the following times:

Friday, 6 March—PvE Demo

Sunday, 8 March—PvP Stronghold


ArenaNet is proud to team up with our world-class partners for this event: