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Character wipe for the last BWE?

andre369andre369 .Posts: 944Member Uncommon

Anyone heard if they will wipe characters BEFORE BWE#3? Would not mind it, it kind of lets us know for real that its only beta and we will have to start from scratch at launch. We all know its sad to "loose" our character but I think its for the best. Although It would suck for those who are close to level 30 and want to test out the dungeon. Been waiting for this game so long and finally it is so close! The recent video on GW2: End Game also hyped me up a bit, Unicorn bow that fires rainbows, can it get more awesome? Probably yes, but cant wait for playing to get those awesome weapons. GW2 is all about cosmetics so I just hope they make weapons that actually is hard to get and wont be too common. 

 

Also new PvP map for BWE3 will be sweet, not a fan of underwater combat in PvP though. From what Ive experinced in WvW, jumping into the water is the best way to escape since the weapons have way less damage than the above ground ones, plus you can heal yourself before you go into the water and then have another heal when you go into it. Hope its not too centered around the water combat.(Does not belong in PvP IMO)

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  • evolver1972evolver1972 Port Orchard, WAPosts: 1,118Member

    I don't know if they'll wipe before BWE 3, but the definitely will afterward.  Anet has already said they will wipe Beta characters before release.

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  • XzenXzen Los Alamos, NMPosts: 2,607Member Common

    I don't think they are. They will confirm just before BWE3.

  • ZzadZzad Palma de MallorcaPosts: 1,332Member Uncommon

    All characters will be wipped before release.

    and that is after BWE3...

  • andre369andre369 .Posts: 944Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Zzad

    All characters will be wipped before release.

    and that is after BWE3...

    OH really, will they wipe beta chars? Did not totally know that. 

  • MMOExposedMMOExposed lalal land, DCPosts: 6,255Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by andre369

    Anyone heard if they will wipe characters for BWE#3? Would not mind it, it kind of lets us know for real that its only beta and we will have to start from scratch at launch. We all know its sad to "loose" our character but I think its for the best. Although It would suck for those who are close to level 30 and want to test out the dungeon. Been waiting for this game so long and finally it is so close! The recent video on GW2: End Game also hyped me up a bit, Unicorn bow that fires rainbows, can it get more awesome? Probably yes, but cant wait for playing to get those awesome weapons. GW2 is all about cosmetics so I just hope they make weapons that actually is hard to get and wont be too common.  Also new PvP map for BWE3 will be sweet, not a fan of underwater combat in PvP though. From what Ive experinced in WvW, jumping into the water is the best way to escape since the weapons have way less damage than the above ground ones, plus you can heal yourself before you go into the water and then have another heal when you go into it. Hope its not too centered around the water combat.(Does not belong in PvP IMO)

     

    Mind linking to video of that bow and endgame gear?

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  • MMOExposedMMOExposed lalal land, DCPosts: 6,255Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by andre369

    Originally posted by Zzad
    All characters will be wipped before release. and that is after BWE3...

    OH really, will they wipe beta chars? Did not totally know that. 

     

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  • StoneRosesStoneRoses Seattle, WAPosts: 1,059Member Uncommon
    Lol!

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  • xalvixalvi brooklyn, NYPosts: 329Member

    Was asking the same thing....but they will most prob wipe the char for BWE3 because of the 2 new races they added in aswell as changes to class and such, it will be easier that way i think.

  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAPosts: 2,451Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Zzad

    All characters will be wipped before release.

    and that is after BWE3...

    ^^This^^

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  • SteeJanzSteeJanz Gladstone, MOPosts: 332Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by MMOExposed
    Originally posted by andre369
     

     

    Mind linking to video of that bow and endgame gear?

    http://www.twitch.tv/guildwars2/b/324689481

     

    Just watch this video and you will here them talk about Legendary weapons.  The describe 3.

    Unicorn Bow - trails rainbows

    Juggarnuat (??) Hammer - drips liquid metal and turns you/armor into Terminator like metal look.

    Day and Night Long Sword - that is two legendary combined weapons that changes appearance during day and night.

     

    Edit:  Sound is messed up at the beginning.  It fixes itself.

  • silvermembersilvermember saint paul, MNPosts: 531Member
    Originally posted by andre369
    Originally posted by Zzad

    All characters will be wipped before release.

    and that is after BWE3...

    OH really, will they wipe beta chars? Did not totally know that. 

    Using sarcasm to cover up the fact you ask a silly question huh?

  • stragen001stragen001 ReadingPosts: 1,720Member

    They will definately be wiping chars before release, but I think it would be silly for them to do it before BWE3.

    They will hopefully be releasing some more content and they will need people to be able to test it. Expecting people to get to 30 in a weekend is stretching it a bit!!

    Saying that, it would kinda make sense if they want everyone to test the Asura and Sylvari starting zones, but because of the way GW2 is designed anyone can go back to those areas and test them regardless of level, so it actually wouldnt matter..

    OK Im going round in circles now so Ill stop. LOL

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  • joker007mojoker007mo joplin, MOPosts: 712Member

    well i dont think so do to the fact that they want you to get to a higher lvl how else can they test long end game content

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  • Lord.BachusLord.Bachus Den HelderPosts: 9,064Member Uncommon

    My best bet is that they will delete them after BWE3 before another stresstest.

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  • joker007mojoker007mo joplin, MOPosts: 712Member
    Originally posted by Lord.Bachus

    My best bet is that they will delete them after BWE3 before another stresstest.

    i could see that

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  • andre369andre369 .Posts: 944Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by silvermember
    Originally posted by andre369
    Originally posted by Zzad

    All characters will be wipped before release.

    and that is after BWE3...

    OH really, will they wipe beta chars? Did not totally know that. 

    Using sarcasm to cover up the fact you ask a silly question huh?

    Asking if they will wipe BEFORE BWE3 or not, not if they will keep chars for launch lol. 

  • Arachneus1Arachneus1 Naugatuck, CTPosts: 248Member

    confirmed now - wipe for this beta - everyone will start fresh.  Most likely to see as you said a large influx of sylvari and asura testing.

  • lathaanlathaan viennaPosts: 475Member Uncommon

    beta chars are whiped before friday.

  • GorillaGorilla Posts: 2,202Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Arachneus1

    confirmed now - wipe for this beta - everyone will start fresh.  Most likely to see as you said a large influx of sylvari and asura testing.

     

    And that would be the reason why (the wipe) is my guess.
  • KyleranKyleran Tampa, FLPosts: 19,988Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Arachneus1

    confirmed now - wipe for this beta - everyone will start fresh.  Most likely to see as you said a large influx of sylvari and asura testing.

    Now if they could only figure out a way to wipe the memories of everyone playing beta and purge the internet of all reference materials so everyone could start fresh with a person like myself who will be going in almost totally cold. image

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  • NaqajNaqaj Frankfurt am MainPosts: 1,673Member

    May I direct your attention towards this little device here.

  • xxlilDevilxxxxlilDevilxx Burnaby, BCPosts: 245Member

    Heres the link:

    http://www.arena.net/blog/whats-new-in-the-final-guild-wars-2-beta-weekend-event

    "Before and immediately following this final Beta Weekend Event we’ll delete all existing beta information. Every beta character and all information or items associated with them will be deleted before Headstart Access and launch occurs. "

     

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