The latest episode for Guild Wars 2‘s second season of the Living World, Echoes of the Past, releases today. Living World updates are ones that focus on telling the story of the the world of Tyria.
In addition to picking up where the last episode left off, players can expect the following updates/new content:
· Staging for War
The Pact has set up a staging area in the Silverwastes, a new area in the Maguuma Wastes nearer to Mordremoth’s domain. Players must be on guard when reporting to Camp Resolve to observe Pact efforts as they will be in enemy territory. Mysterious ruins in the area will provide key battleground locations in the ongoing war against Mordremoth’s expanding armies. Players will fight to hold strategic locations, call in Pact allies for aid and take a stand against the growing threat.
· Silverwastes Treasures
While players fight against the Mordrem hordes in the Silverwastes, they will accumulate new Bandit Crests, which can be traded into Pact Vendors for Sinister gear recipes, crafting materials, and more – including pieces of the brand-new Carapace armour set.
ArenaNet is introducing a brand-new set of armour for each weight class exclusively through the Living World and Silverwastes content. Beginning with shoulder armour in episode five, players will be able to collect new pieces of the Carapace armour set in every episode. Not only will players be able to complete the set over time, but as they prove their mastery over the Silverwastes, they’ll find ways to upgrade Carapace armour into the new Luminescent set.
You can learn more about the update by checking out the official Guild Wars 2 website. In the meantime until you load it up, check out the trailer above and some new screens for the update below: