ArenaNet has revealed the next Guild Wars 2 expansion with a new trailer and exciting information about what to look forward to in Janthir Wilds. The new expansion launches on August 20th, 2024 and is now available for prepurchase.


  • Homesteads, an account-wide personal housing instance for you to develop as you complete its associated Mastery.
  • Spears, every profession will now be able to use spears on land.
  • Raid & Encounters, a new 10-player raid which will also be playable as an open-world event, convergences from SotO will also return.
  • Warclaws, a new way to unlock the mount outside WvW and new skills for PvE play.
  • Rewards, a seasonal refresh that brings two new armor and weapons sets, and new cosmetics. A new legendary spear and backpack.


After wrapping up Secrets of the Obscure, I’ve been adjusting my expectations for the upcoming expansion. After watching the new trailer, I’m actually more excited that I thought I would be. I’m trying to not hop on the hype train, but I’m definitely looking forward to Janthir Wilds. Fortunately we don’t have to wait too long to dive into the new adventure.

I initially thought about picking up the Standard Edition of the expansion, but since it is my birthday month.. I had to prepurchase the Ultimate Edition. It’s actually the best deal you can get, if you purchase items from the Gem Store. With swimwear finalllllly coming to the game later this month, I had to make sure my wallet is prepared haha.

Guild Wars 2 Janthir Wilds Ultimate Edition & prepurchase bonus content

You don’t have to break the bank to purchase Janthir Wilds. You can already pick up the Standard Edition of the expansion for 24,99 EUR, which is dirt cheap! Prepurchasing any edition of Guild Wars 2: Janthir Wilds before the expansion launches, will grant you the ‘Homesteader’ title, the Whispering Serpents Pauldrons skin, and a box with your choice of one Serpent’s Wrath weapon skin.

I’m keen on learning more about the new expansion and will definitely celebrate the launch in August!



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