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Arenanet: Beta Weekend Info

F0rumLurkerF0rumLurker City of Heroes, CAPosts: 58Member

http://www.arena.net/blog/the-beta-weekend-event-is-coming

Important things to note:

1. BWE begins on Friday, April 27, at noon PDT (GMT-8) and ends on Sunday, April 29, at 11:59 p.m. PDT (GMT-8)

2. No NDA

3. Lion's Arch available for the first time.

4. Asura and sylvari not included in this beta.

Comments

  • ariboersmaariboersma Yankton, SDPosts: 1,802Member

    and no asura or sylvari

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  • Zeus.CMZeus.CM ZagrebPosts: 1,788Member

    Originally posted by ariboersma

    and no asura or sylvari

    expected.

    But, at least they are opening Lion's Arch :P

  • F0rumLurkerF0rumLurker City of Heroes, CAPosts: 58Member

    Yea, just edited :x. I wonder which thread will get closed first for duplicate thread.

  • BadSpockBadSpock Somewhere, MIPosts: 7,974Member

    I think I had a mild heart attack just now...

    Also feel like I may be coming down with something... next Friday...

  • darkhalf357xdarkhalf357x Brooklyn, NYPosts: 1,164Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by BadSpock

    I think I had a mild heart attack just now...

    Also feel like I may be coming down with something... next Friday...

    LOL!  Said the exact same thing in another thread :D

    I will be "working from home" next friday.

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  • dreldrel san francisco, CAPosts: 918Member

    I want to add that the blog said those who had pre purchased any edition of the game, will receive an e-mail next week with download instructions.

    Looking forward to it!

  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAPosts: 2,451Member Uncommon

    Question, I pre-purchased, did the registration it told me to in my email, added the code, so I'm in yay. My question is though, do I still need to go to the NCSoft website and create an account and use the code there as well? I haven't ever had an account with them, just wondering.

    image

    What happens when you log off your characters????.....
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFQhfhnjYMk
    Dark Age of Camelot

  • DameonkDameonk Ewa Beach, HIPosts: 1,914Member

    Originally posted by Tayah

    Question, I pre-purchased, did the registration it told me to in my email, added the code, so I'm in yay. My question is though, do I still need to go to the NCSoft website and create an account and use the code there as well? I haven't ever had an account with them, just wondering.

    You never had to have an NCSoft account to play Guild Wars, so it wouldn't surprise me if the same is true with GW2

    "There is as yet insufficient data for a meaningful answer."

  • MavacarMavacar GothenburgPosts: 328Member

    Originally posted by Tayah

    Question, I pre-purchased, did the registration it told me to in my email, added the code, so I'm in yay. My question is though, do I still need to go to the NCSoft website and create an account and use the code there as well? I haven't ever had an account with them, just wondering.

    I hope not cause I have done exactly like you have. There was no more information except for register on ANets beta page that I saw

  • Fir3lineFir3line LisbonPosts: 767Member

    Lions Arch!!!!

     

     

    "I am not a robot. I am a unicorn."

  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAPosts: 2,451Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by Dameonk

    Originally posted by Tayah

    Question, I pre-purchased, did the registration it told me to in my email, added the code, so I'm in yay. My question is though, do I still need to go to the NCSoft website and create an account and use the code there as well? I haven't ever had an account with them, just wondering.

    You never had to have an NCSoft account to play Guild Wars, so it wouldn't surprise me if the same is true with GW2

    I've never played an mmo that wasn't subscription based, so this is a bit new to me, wanted to make sure. I like to have everything done as soon as possible so I am done and ready to play on launch day.

    image

    What happens when you log off your characters????.....
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFQhfhnjYMk
    Dark Age of Camelot

  • TamanousTamanous Edmonton, ABPosts: 2,126Member Uncommon

    I wonder if the Norn racials are in too.

    You stay sassy!

  • MavacarMavacar GothenburgPosts: 328Member

    Originally posted by Tamanous

    I wonder if the Norn racials are in too.

    They will with 99% certainty

    Edit: Oh sorry I read Norn race... I still think it's valid number though since they were in the last beta

  • darkehawkedarkehawke SouthendPosts: 178Member

    Originally posted by Dameonk

    Originally posted by Tayah

    Question, I pre-purchased, did the registration it told me to in my email, added the code, so I'm in yay. My question is though, do I still need to go to the NCSoft website and create an account and use the code there as well? I haven't ever had an account with them, just wondering.

    You never had to have an NCSoft account to play Guild Wars, so it wouldn't surprise me if the same is true with GW2

    i needed to have one for guild wars 1

    but it seems we dont for guild wars 2

    Currently playing- SWG PreCU & GW 2
    Have tried WoW, AoC, & Vanguard, SWG:NGE, GW, LOTRO & SWTOR
    Best MMO: SWG
    Worst MMO: SWTOR

  • Fir3lineFir3line LisbonPosts: 767Member

    Originally posted by darkehawke

    Originally posted by Dameonk


    Originally posted by Tayah

    Question, I pre-purchased, did the registration it told me to in my email, added the code, so I'm in yay. My question is though, do I still need to go to the NCSoft website and create an account and use the code there as well? I haven't ever had an account with them, just wondering.

    You never had to have an NCSoft account to play Guild Wars, so it wouldn't surprise me if the same is true with GW2

    i needed to have one for guild wars 1

    but it seems we dont for guild wars 2

    you didn't need to, you just could have one, like I did

    "I am not a robot. I am a unicorn."

  • QSatuQSatu WarsawPosts: 1,735Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by Tayah

    Question, I pre-purchased, did the registration it told me to in my email, added the code, so I'm in yay. My question is though, do I still need to go to the NCSoft website and create an account and use the code there as well? I haven't ever had an account with them, just wondering.

    You don't have to. You are fine.

  • PuremallacePuremallace Phoenix, AZPosts: 1,856Member

    No NDA is a bit surprising. Makes me think release date is end of June. We might get actual non fanboi opinions of the game finally.

  • asianbboy101asianbboy101 what, MNPosts: 82Member

    Originally posted by Puremallace

    No NDA is a bit surprising. Makes me think release date is end of June. We might get actual non fanboi opinions of the game finally.

    LOL, even i knew they stated months ago there would be no nda for beta weekends.

  • PuremallacePuremallace Phoenix, AZPosts: 1,856Member

    Originally posted by asianbboy101

    LOL, even i knew they stated months ago there would be no nda for beta weekends.

    Yeah, but I do not even begin to believe devs when they say half the crap they says nowadays.

  • asianbboy101asianbboy101 what, MNPosts: 82Member

    Originally posted by Puremallace

    Originally posted by asianbboy101



    LOL, even i knew they stated months ago there would be no nda for beta weekends.

    Yeah, but I do not even begin to believe devs when they say half the crap they says nowadays.

    only devs that lied to me were the warhammer guys. everyone else pretty much stuck to their word.

  • FearTHeFroFearTHeFro elk river, MNPosts: 76Member Uncommon

    sweet, lots of pvp modes for this weekend, im really excited to try out some chars and see what i like best : )

  • atticusbcatticusbc Posts: 1,069Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by Puremallace

    No NDA is a bit surprising. Makes me think release date is end of June. We might get actual non fanboi opinions of the game finally.

    DON'T SAY IT OR IT WON'T COME TRUE

  • eAzydamaneAzydaman UmeaPosts: 218Member

    Daaamnnn always after american time. It will open 9 pm in Sweden and I start my night shift at 11 pm. FML

  • MikeBMikeB MMORPG.com Community Manager Queens, NYPosts: 5,721Administrator Uncommon

    Please use this thread to discuss this news.

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