ArenaNet announces a revamp is coming on December 13th to PvP play in Guild Wars
, and that day will also see the return of the Wintersday event to their MMORPG
has details on Wintersday 2016, saying this will involve "long
winter nights, snowball fights, and exchanging gifts," and that the developers
will be participating alongside players.
This lengthy post
has all the details on the PvP update, discussing
improving matchmaking by removing the pips restriction, the addition of skill
tiers, changes to rewards, reworked personal scores, and a new map rotation.
Here's the introduction outlining their motives:
Hello, Tyrians! Big
changes are coming to PvP Leagues for Season 5, and we’re excited to reveal what
we’ve been working on. Our goals for Season 5 include creating a more
competitive environment, accurately indicating your skill level, giving more
consistent rewards across the skill spectrum, and ensuring upper divisions are
occupied by skilled players who have put in the time and effort to make it
there. In short, we’re dialing up everything that makes leagues great.