ArenaNet Extends Guild Wars 2 Sale and Free Trial

ArenaNet wants you to try Guild Wars 2 so much that they have extended their free trial offer and discount sale.

If you haven’t tried out Guild Wars 2 (GW2) yet, ArenaNet is extending its free trial through this weekend. Simply head over to the GW2 website to register and get join the already more than 2 million players that have adventured through Tyria. In addition to the free trial extension, ArenaNet has also extended its discount sale through Tuesday, October 8th. So if you like what you experience during the free trial, you can snag a Digital Heroic Edition for $39.99.

GW2’s Twilight Assault update launched earlier this week. Be sure to check out our coverage and guides to aid you in with the latest content.

ArenaNet Extends Free Trial and Sale of Guild Wars 2®

Players can experience award-winning MMORPG free and purchase game at historically low price into next week

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Oct. 3, 2013: ArenaNet, developer of the popular Guild Wars franchise, today announced that the current free trial and sale of Guild Wars 2, its critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will be extended into next week, allowing even more players to experience the exciting world of Tyria.

The free trial period, which is open to all players in North America and Europe, will continue for an additional three days, now ending Sunday, Oct. 6 at 11:59 p.m. (PDT). Players can register for free trial accounts at The original seven-day free trial period, which started Sept. 27, was scheduled to end today. The extension provides even more opportunity for players to experience the trendsetting game, which recently was named the fastest-selling MMORPG of all time in North America and Europe through the first nine months of availability.

Similarly, the current sale prices will be extended for an additional two days, allowing players to purchase Guild Wars 2 at its lowest price ever through Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 11:59 p.m. (PDT). Players can buy the Digital Heroic Edition now through the end of the sale for $39.99 at Unlike other games in the genre, no subscription fee is required.

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