A press-release by ArenaNet, sent out this morning states that Guild Wars 2 has officially been the fastest-selling MMO in history. Sales topped more than 3 million sales in the first nine months of availability, something no other MMO has achieved so far.
Alongside this announcement, ArenaNet also announces a new trial-weekend for all the enjoy. Been wanting to try out Guild Wars 2 before you purchased it? Well, now’s your chance, head over to http://register.guildwars2.com/trial and we’ll see you ingame from Friday, August 23 (12:01am PDT) through Sunday, August 25. (11:59pm PDT).
Read the rest of the press release below and check out the newly released Anniversary Video that goes alongside the announcement as well.
Guild Wars® 2 Fastest-Selling MMOG in History
Phenomenal European and North American Sales Set Record-Breaking
Benchmark for Western Massively Multiplayer Online Games
BELLEVUE Wash. – 16th Aug, 2013: ArenaNet™, developer of the acclaimed Guild Wars franchise, and DFC Intelligence, a strategic market research and consulting firm focused on interactive entertainment, today announced that Guild Wars 2 ranks as the all-time fastest selling Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) in Europe North America and Europe, with territorial sales topping more than 3 million in the first nine months of availability.
“After triangulating against multiple data sources, it’s clear that Guild Wars 2 is the fastest-selling Western MMO of all time based on the first nine months of availability