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Guild Wars 2's second expansion will be revealed this week

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Guild Wars 2 got its first expansion way back in 2015 (opens in new tab), and fans have been clamouring for another ever since. Well, they're about to get their wish: developer ArenaNet will reveal details of the game's second expansion tomorrow at 9am PDT (5pm BST).

Details are scarce so far, other than a few unverified leaks (opens in new tab) that suggest it might be set in the Crystal Desert and areas from Nightfall, an expansion for the first Guild Wars.

If Hearts of Thorns is anything to go by, it will be chunky. That update, unusually for MMOs, didn't raise the level cap—instead it added a new class, the game's first raid, four open world maps, and heaps of other goodies. It cost a bit, mind: £35/$50 at release, but Phil thought it was worth it. (opens in new tab)

Hop onto the game's official site (opens in new tab) for information on how to follow the update live: it will be on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook. 

As a reminder, the base game is free, and one of the best MMOs around. (opens in new tab)

Samuel Horti
Samuel Horti

Samuel Horti is a long-time freelance writer for PC Gamer based in the UK, who loves RPGs and making long lists of games he'll never have time to play. He's now a full-time reporter covering health at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. When he does have time for games you may find him on the floor, struggling under the weight of his Steam backlog.