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Guild Wars 2: Refer-A-Friend Free Trial Set for November 12th

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe CitadelPosts: 20,754MMORPG.COM Staff Epic

ArenaNet has announced that the Refer-A-Friend promotion will be active beginning November 12th and Guild Wars 2 players will be able to invite up to three friends to participate in the game from November 15-18th.


To do so, you need a Guild Wars 2 account in good standing that was created before 23:59 PST (7:59 GMT) on November 6.

We will give you more details once the program goes live, but start thinking about who you want to invite!

Read the rest of the announcement on the Guild Wars 2 site.

In other news, the Guild Wars 2 team has announced the winners of the recent Halloween diorama contest.

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  • TorvalTorval Oregon CountryPosts: 10,037Member Epic
    This is good news because I have a couple family members that really want to try it.
    Centuries ago, in primitive times, before the dawn of civilization, there were things that would be inconceivable to us today; such things as poverty, disease, violence, senility, and love.
  • QSatuQSatu WarsawPosts: 1,741Member Uncommon
    This makes me feel that new Island won't be a normal pve area. instead I believe it will be a content targeted at people who want to spend some time with friends from lvl 1 doing minig games/whatever.
  • RobokappRobokapp Dublin, OHPosts: 5,669Member Uncommon

    waaaait a minute.

     

    how do they time-limit access to a P2P MMO with no subscription?

     

    If someone refers me and I get the client, I already have it, what else am I paying for? My client will be ready to go.

     

    we need to pay for what we already have now?

     

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  • William12William12 Saint paul, MNPosts: 680Member
    Originally posted by Robokapp
    waaaait a minute.   how do they time-limit access to a P2P MMO with no subscription?   If someone refers me and I get the client, I already have it, what else am I paying for? My client will be ready to go.   we need to pay for what we already have now?  

    When you buy the game you get a license.  When you play a trial you get a trial license.

  • ToxiaToxia Posts: 1,306Member Uncommon

    in before "GW2 is dying, free trials two months after launch" threads.

     

    send me a pm if anyone wants in for the trial.

    The Deep Web is sca-ry.

  • RobokappRobokapp Dublin, OHPosts: 5,669Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by William12
    Originally posted by Robokapp
    waaaait a minute.   how do they time-limit access to a P2P MMO with no subscription?   If someone refers me and I get the client, I already have it, what else am I paying for? My client will be ready to go.   we need to pay for what we already have now?  

    When you buy the game you get a license.  When you play a trial you get a trial license.

    copy that. thx for answer.

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  • OziiusOziius Baltimore, MDPosts: 1,393Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Toxia
    in before "GW2 is dying, free trials two months after launch" threads.   send me a pm if anyone wants in for the trial.

    Month and a half lol

  • moguy2moguy2 Saint Peters, MOPosts: 337Member
    Wish I had friends.
  • bcbullybcbully Westland, MIPosts: 8,795Member Rare
    Hmmm... I know what the GW2 people said about TSW offering free trials... Do you remember?
  • ToxiaToxia Posts: 1,306Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by bcbully
    Hmmm... I know what the GW2 people said about TSW offering free trials... Do you remember?

    I'm sure you'll be reminding everyone and trying to use that to prove some point :)

    The Deep Web is sca-ry.

  • bcbullybcbully Westland, MIPosts: 8,795Member Rare
    Originally posted by Toxia
    Originally posted by bcbully
    Hmmm... I know what the GW2 people said about TSW offering free trials... Do you remember?

    I'm sure you'll be reminding everyone and trying to use that to prove some point :)

    lol nope gonna keep my mouth shut on this one.

  • BeansnBreadBeansnBread PshPosts: 5,847Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by bcbully
    Hmmm... I know what the GW2 people said about TSW offering free trials... Do you remember?

    I think I do. They were offering 1 day trials or something and that was fucking terrible?

  • Blazer6992Blazer6992 Las Vegas, NVPosts: 606Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by moguy2
    Wish I had friends.

     

    Me too.

     

  • itgrowlsitgrowls newport news, VAPosts: 2,951Member

    gotta couple of friends from WoW they wanted to play but are leary. :) they'll get passes from me.

  • FoomerangFoomerang Portland, ORPosts: 5,605Member Uncommon

    Heh, the day before Storm Legion launches...that is telling.

  • ToxiaToxia Posts: 1,306Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by itgrowls
    gotta couple of friends from WoW they wanted to play but are leary. :) they'll get passes from me.

    same here, got two friends informed already from wow. ones a chick.

    thats right WoW, we takin yo wimmin now. o/

    The Deep Web is sca-ry.

  • sakersaker harrisburg, PAPosts: 1,073Member Uncommon
    I've always wanted to give this a look-see as they never let me in the beta... Anyone has any key/code (whatever it's called) feel free to send 1 my way! :) 
  • ToxiaToxia Posts: 1,306Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by saker
    I've always wanted to give this a look-see as they never let me in the beta... Anyone has any key/code (whatever it's called) feel free to send 1 my way! :) 

    if you drop me a pm, ill throw you  my last when it goes live. two already taken.

     

    just gotta wait for instructions :)

     

    The Deep Web is sca-ry.

  • RohnRohn Saint Peters, MOPosts: 3,729Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Toxia
    in before "GW2 is dying, free trials two months after launch" threads.   send me a pm if anyone wants in for the trial.

     

    Wow, going to free buddy trials so quickly.  A sure sign of a bad, failed game.

    The same rationale has been used to bash every game that's had to resort to free buddy trials so quickly.  GW2 should be no different.  It has horrible longevity due to bad overall game design, and it's starting to show.

    Hell hath no fury like an MMORPG player scorned.

  • ToxiaToxia Posts: 1,306Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Rohn
    Originally posted by Toxia
    in before "GW2 is dying, free trials two months after launch" threads.   send me a pm if anyone wants in for the trial.

     

    Wow, going to free buddy trials so quickly.  A sure sign of a bad, failed game.

    The same rationale has been used to bash every game that's had to resort to free buddy trials so quickly.  GW2 should be no different.  It has horrible longevity due to bad overall game design, and it's starting to show.

    You could have made me feel good and put it in it's own thread...then id be right for once!

     

    The Deep Web is sca-ry.

  • TokkenTokken Portland, ORPosts: 1,331Member Uncommon

    Holy crap.... free trials this soon? I'm shocked.

     

    Warriors are like steel, when you lose your temper you lose your worth.
  • CelciusCelcius Posts: 1,054Member Uncommon
    Awesome! This will be a great way to get new people to play this already extremely successful and immensely popular game. I can't wait to get some friends in who have been on the fence!
  • grimalgrimal Stamford, CTPosts: 2,893Member Uncommon
    Weren't there a few people saying you'd have to wait a "long time" before a free trial was offered?
  • QSatuQSatu WarsawPosts: 1,741Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by grimal
    Weren't there a few people saying you'd have to wait a "long time" before a free trial was offered?

    There is always someone saying something.

  • Zeus.CMZeus.CM ZagrebPosts: 1,788Member
    I think It's a smart move. Even though GW2 is doing just fine, more new potential players is always good. They would do this sooner but they had to stabilize servers first and let the launch wave pass.
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