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Guild Wars 2 Sells 2 Million

ArenaNet announces sales figures for Guild Wars 2, saying their recently launched MMORPG sequel has now sold more than two million units:

NCsoft®, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) and ArenaNet, developer of the renowned Guild Wars franchise, has announced that the chart-topping MMO Guild Wars 2 has sold more than two million units. Despite temporarily halting first-party sales and replenishing retail stores to maintain an optimal player experience, Guild Wars 2 surpassed the two million sales milestone shortly after turning sales back on.

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8. Re: Guild Wars 2 Sells 2 Million Sep 13, 2012, 10:53 Verno
 
Hmm hoped for much more, not very good as it is now.
And with so many 80s already more and more ppl will see there is not really any pve endgame so will not increase much more. Kinda pitty, they put much more soul in this than all the rest (like AoC, WH, SWTOR, etc)

Yeah, I think a lot of people will likely expect to have 50 dailies and 15 instances to run into the ground. The game isn't meant to be played forever and ever like WoW so traditional comparisons are difficult. End game always seems to mean "run same dungeon over and over to collect purples which will be obsolete in 3 months". Some ideas though for "end game stuff":

- Craft a legendary weapon (its a serious undertaking)
- PvP, sPvP for small groups, WvW for large groups
- Run explorable mode dungeons after doing story mode
- Play with your friends

People should not poopsock the game and have 100%'d the world already but I know some can't help themselves because that's how MMOs have conditioned us. If you don't like PvP then you won't get 500 hours of this game but there's still plenty to do and more will be added I'm sure. The last game had what, 4 expansions and several large patches?

Potential customers should make no mistake though, the name of the game is Guild Wars and PvP is the unofficial endgame. I have a few friends who hate PvP but I finally convinced them to give it a shot and they're having a great time. There is something for everyone in their PvP setup and sPvP especially is very forgiving to newcomers.
 
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