Tonight, the official site was updated with a new announcement for a special contest featured by ArenaNet themselves! This is your chance to win a trip to the new ArenaNet studios in Bellevue, Washington and to play Guild Wars 2 right alongside the development team.
Are you a Guild Wars 2 fan? Do you think all your friends should play Guild Wars 2? Summon all your creative and persuasive powers and make your own one-minute Guild Wars 2 promotional video that explains why you think people should play the game at launch. Keep in mind that all entries must be in English. Two lucky fans will win a Grand Prize trip to ArenaNet's brand new studio near Seattle, Washington, and spend the day playing Guild Wars 2 with the ArenaNet dev team!Prizes
- Grand Prize (2): A trip to visit ArenaNet's new studio in Bellevue, Washington. Winners will spend time with the ArenaNet development team and play Guild Wars 2. Includes air transportation and a single room hotel accommodation for up to 3 days for the winner and one guest.
- First Place (2): One custom Guild Wars 2 Antec P193 chassis. This full tower chassis is the ultimate in quiet, cool computing, with a 200mm side-mounted fan and a KÜHLER H₂O 620 water cooling unit that is easy to install and whisper quiet. Powered by the HCG 750 – the PSU choice of professional gamers – the Antec P193 comes with soundscience rockus with 2.1 speakers for a 3D personal theater experience and bias lighting that reduces eye fatigue and allows you to game in comfort for hours.
- Second Place (3): One Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 video card with 1GB RAM.
- Honorable Mention (10): One Art of Guild Wars 2 Book, signed by members of the Guild Wars 2 development team.