Guild Wars 2’s year-and-a-half-long epic, The Icebrood Saga, involves dramatic shut at this time with the launch of its closing chapter, Judgment. That means it’s coming as much as the time after we discover out what’s subsequent for ArenaNet’s MMO fantasy game – and the studio’s received some thrilling information on that entrance. End of Dragons, the MMORPG’s subsequent main growth, is getting unveiled this summer.

ArenaNet has introduced that July 27 is the massive day for the reveal, sharing some idea artwork (which you’ll be able to try beneath) for the upcoming growth to tide us over till then. Giving a flavour of End of Dragons’ setting and new places, the idea artwork factors to some fairly fantastical-looking spots gamers could possibly be heading to when it arrives. We can see a cathedral-like construction nestled in an unlimited, gnarly tree, and an ornate doorway lodged in what seems to be like a desert chasm, with a façade coated in fungus-like ridges and roofs.

As for what shall be unveiled on the reveal, ArenaNet’s retaining its playing cards near its chest for now. However, the studio says there’ll be a livestream providing particulars in regards to the growth’s story and setting, and a few details about when gamers can dive into some upcoming End of Dragons beta occasions.

July 27 is a short time away but, so to tide followers over ArenaNet has posted a roadmap of issues headed to Guild Wars 2 within the meantime (additionally beneath). On May 11, the sport will get an replace geared toward balancing its professions and elite specialisations, which can shake up the MMO’s meta a bit.

On May 25, a promotional window will open up making previous Living World episodes free for everybody who logs in whereas it’s stay. These will get rolled out weekly in chronological order, and there are some distinctive rewards up for grabs – for instance, a voucher which can show you how to get began crafting a third-generation legendary weapon when the growth rolls round.

July 13 will see a “beloved” boss make their first look within the recreation in seven years and a Living World Season One’s Twisted Marionette limited-time bonus occasion. Both of these will see some tweaks to carry them as much as the scratch of the trendy recreation.

On the identical day, a brand new function known as the Legendary Armoury will hit the sport, giving gamers a “new and improved” technique to handle all of your greatest package, and letting you entry your legendary gadgets throughout all of your account’s characters, so long as they’re stage 80 or above. There are additionally some aggressive occasions on the best way this summer. You can discover out extra on the Guild Wars 2 blog, with extra particulars to observe quickly.