Guild Wars 2: the next expansion postponed until early 2022
Those who look forward to Guild Wars 2The next expansion of must be patient as it will be delayed until early next year, the company said recently.
Developer ArenaNet announced that the End of the dragons extension for Guild Wars 2 is delayed mainly due to “real world challenges”.
John “JT” Taylor, Studio Director of ArenaNet, said, “As the development of the expansion has progressed and the real world challenges of the past year and a half have changed the way we live. and to work, it has become clear that we need a little more time to deliver our creative vision for Cantha.
To make up for the expansion’s delay, Taylor announced an upcoming livestream on July 27 to provide a preview of what End of the dragons has to offer.
What should happen in the coming months
According to the studio director, much of his work revolves around big, ambitious plans for the game. To bring these plans to life, he needs a partner to help him with everything, which is why Colin Johanson is brought back to the company as co-senior manager.
Along with Johanson, Josh “Grouch” Davis is also returning as the game’s live operations manager.
For those of you who don’t know, Johanson and Davis left ArenaNet to work on the now canceled game, Crucible at Amazon. The Senior Co-Director has spent over 11 years working on the Guild wars franchise as a game director and game designer.
Davis, on the other hand, worked as Associate Global Brand Manager for the game prior to his departure in 2016. So it is only fitting that Davis will take care of the game’s live operations from now on.
The ArenaNet team also detailed improvements to the technical aspects of the game. One of them is the upgrade of the game engine to DirectX 11. While the DX11 does not magically increase frame rates, it could unlock more. potential, such as better processor threading performance.
Even if the game is next expansion is delayed next year, the return of two prominent people to the company means a lot to the future of the game.
Remember, the next one Guild Wars 2 The live broadcast event will take place on July 27.