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Guild Wars 2 opening numbers revealed: over one million pre-orders taken


Guild Wars 2 is popular, then. NCsoft and ArenaNet have held hands and proudly announced that the MMO pulled in over one million pre-orders before the game’s official launch today. Advance access to the game for those who’d pre-ordered saw concurrent player numbers hit more than 400,000 over the weekend.

One tireless French player’s already hit the level cap thanks to support from his guild. And if the beleaguered Guild Wars 2 servers are splitting you from your friends, take a look at our guide to side-stepping the Overflow and finding your mates. All things considered, it’s been a damn smooth opening weekend for a remarkably fresh and intelligent MMO, and one ArenaNet are no doubt feeling pleased about.

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