As we reported earlier, Guild Wars 2 latest update, Cutthroat Politics will be released on July 23rd, 2013.  ArenaNet revealed  some new info about this new update’s events and the political agenda for Ellen Kiel and Evon Gnashblade.

During July 23 to August 5 Guild Wars will host a new series of events:

  • Support Your Candidate: Evon Gnashblade and Elen Kiel are trying to secure a spot on the Captain’s Council of Lion’s Arch and you can help your favorite by using the Support Tokens
  • Soutshun Survival: A new last man standing activity where you’ll have to battle other players by using only a bow and whatever supplies you can find. This competitive activity will reward the winners with Karma, coins and a chance to earn an exclusive Back Item.
  • Aspect Arena: A new PvP activity where you pick one of the Aspects of Sun, Wind or Lighting, each with their own skills and face off in teams to collect crystals. You will earn karma, coins and a chance to win an exclusive Back Item
  • Candidate Trials Challenge: Test your battle skills by facing waves of Aetherblade pirates and try to survive as long as you can. You will earn Support Tokens, loot and you may even get an Aetherized weapon

Now each of the two candidates released their own agenda:

Evon Gnashblade

  • Will slash prices on Black Lion Keys for four weeks
  • Will sponsor important Fractals of the Mist research into the Fall of Abaddon, to be completed by the end of the year
  • Will host a rotation of popular activities like Crab Toss and Southsun Survival

Ellen Kiel

  • Will reduce waypoint travel prices for four weeks
  • Will support important Fractals of the Mists research into the Thaumanova Reactor explosion by the end of the year
  • Will introduce a rotating schedule of activities such as Crab Toss and Southshun Survival

Who’s your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below.


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