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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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18. Re: Guild Wars 2 Sells 2 Million Sep 13, 2012, 11:33 Verno
 
Gnolt wrote on Sep 13, 2012, 11:27:
being an old guy and having played MMOs since MUDs I can tell you that I loved vanilla wow world pvp - rolled on a pvp server and really enjoyed the action in southshore and ashenvale - then they came out with battlegrounds and world pvp just died - well I'm having that kind of fun again with GW2 which I never expected having played some GW1 but now that I have its really easy for me to understand why people are buying it

if you like wow AND you like dungeon grinding dont bother with GW2

Well I think there's more to WoW than just dungeon grinding but I agree in general it's a game for grinders.

I have many fond memories of WoW but most are rooted in the social aspect, not really the gameplay itself. What kept WoW going for so long was the constant state of upheaval - changing gear and game systems kept people going when the actual gameplay had otherwise become rote. Learning the raid bosses was kinda fun although eventually they hit diminishing returns on intricate designs there. It brought a lot to the genre, things used to be really spartan and annoying but MMOs in general have caught up quite a bit.

Anyways enough about WoW, it's had its time in the sun.
 
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