July 26, 2016

The first episode of Living World Season 3 is here! Experience a new chapter of Guild Wars 2’s story, explore the wild Chaos Isles, survive a ghost ship’s vengeance, and enjoy new gameplay features and quality-of-life updates.

Out of the Shadows

In the aftermath of Mordremoth’s death, the Pact Commander and their allies celebrate their victories—and mourn their losses. But as an old threat emerges into the light, what comes next will cast doubt on everything Tyria’s heroes think they know.


Content Updates

New Fractal: Chaos Isles

The Fractals of the Mists are reawakening, and Dessa’s readings are off the charts! She isn’t sure what’s causing the surge, but a new and strange fractal has appeared, and she needs test subj—er, brave adventurers to help her investigate this anomalous landscape.

New PvP Map: Revenge of the Capricorn

Form up and scrabble for territory in this new competitive map. But keep a lookout for the dread ghost clipper, the Capricorn—she’s returned with guns ablaze and takes neither sides nor prisoners.

And More

PvP Updates and UI Improvements

We’ve got numerous updates for structured Player vs. Player in store, including team rollover, markers for quick communication, standard player models in unranked, and the ability to queue for PvP matches outside of the Mists.

Fractals of the Mists Polish

The Mists have shifted, bringing pacing and gameplay adjustments to the Snowblind and Swampland fractals.

Skills and Balance Updates

This update contains adjustments to professions and their skills, weapons, and traits to keep gameplay fresh and exciting.