Posted Tue, Nov 05, 2013 by Martuk
Say what you will about ArenaNet but never say that they aren’t consistent. Today the developer announced the next update to its bi-weekly content cadence for Guild Wars 2 (GW2) with The Nightmares Within. The latest update will continue to expand Tyria’s Living Story, allowing players that have discover the secret behind the toxic defenses guarding the Tower of Nightmares to access the stronghold of the Krait and Nightmare Court alliance.
In addition to the new content, ArenaNet is also launching a new Rock the Nightmare Music Video Contest running through Tuesday, November 26th with winners to be announced on the GW2 website on Friday, December 13th. Players that would like to join the competition will need to put together a one-minute music video set to “The Nightmares Within” song, which can be downloaded here.
Selected winners will receive SteelSeries gaming gear with the grand prize winner receiving a unique 3D GW2 guitar from Sygnus Guitars.
You can get an inside look at the update during a developer Twitch livestream on Wednesday, November 13th at 12PM PT. In the meantime, be sure to check out our list of guides and content coverage for the Tower of Nightmares.
Latest Living World update unleashes new nightmares; heavy metal video contest gives players chance to win custom Guild Wars 2 guitar
BELLEVUE, Wash. – Nov. 5, 2013: ArenaNet, developer of the acclaimed Guild Wars franchise, today announced the latest Guild Wars 2 content update, The Nightmares Within, and the corresponding Rock the Nightmare Music Video Contest, which features a unique 3D-printed Guild Wars 2 guitar as the grand prize.
In the Nov. 12 release, The Nightmare Within, players continue the sinister storyline that began in October’s Tower of Nightmares release. Having unlocked the secret behind the toxic defenses surrounding the monolithic Tower of Nightmares, players now can assault the tower itself. But new dangers, frights and challenges await all who dare enter the stronghold of the Toxic Alliance between the reptilian krait and the Nightmare Court.
Players can get an inside look at all the new content, events, and rewards in The Nightmares Within during a developer livestream with ArenaNet developers on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at noon (PST) on the Guild Wars 2 Twitch TV channel at http://www.twitch.tv/guildwars2.
Rock the Nightmare Music Video Contest
Few things are as “metal” as a sorcerous tower of evil, and to commemorate The Nightmares Within release, ArenaNet is hosting a heavy metal music video contest. Starting today through Nov. 26 at 11:59 p.m. (PST), players and fans can submit a one-minute music video to “The Nightmares Within” song, available for download at the ArenaNet SoundCloud page at https://soundcloud.com/arenanet.
The most creative videos will win SteelSeries gaming gear and one grand prize winner also will receive a unique 3D-printed Guild Wars 2 guitar from Sygnus Guitars. Winners will be announced on the Guild Wars 2 website on or around Friday, Dec. 13. More information on the contest, including rules and submission guidelines, can be found at https://www.guildwars2.com/en/community/contests/
For more details on Guild Wars 2 or The Nightmares Within, visit www.guildwars2.com.