For centuries, Tyria was ravaged by strife, chaos and war as the five great races battled against one another until the dragons awoke. The powerful Elder Dragons rose from the sea and the earth, destroying great cities, flooding coastlines, burning forests and forever altering Tyria's landscape. As the deathless dragon Zhaitan commands legions of the undead across the land, no one is safe. The great races the charr, the sylvari, the asura, the norn and the humans must come together and fight against the escalating tide of destruction and evil.
Guild Wars 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the popular Guild Wars, returns to the fabled land of Tyria to quell the waves of evil hell-bent on destroying the land. Step into the MMORPG as one of eight professions and five races, including the feline charr, defiant humans, mysterious sylvari, mighty norn and the ingenious asura. As you explore the stunning world of Tyria that's been ravaged by destruction, you must make your choices carefully, as your actions have a real effect on the world around you, shaping your own personalized quest storyline while you play. Engage in thrilling MMO battles thanks to the innovative Guild Wars 2 combat system that features powerful skills, combos, improvisational strategy and environmental weapons. Fight it out with other players in PvP arenas that truly test your combat skills, or put your tactical skills on the line in massive world vs. world warfare. Are you ready to help save Tyria from complete annihilation?