For those of you up to your eyebrows in Headstart the last three-plus days, it may seem like Guild Wars 2 has already launched. Technically, that’s not the case, and today — 8/28 — marks the “official” launch of the game that a lot of people have been waiting for for a very long time.
At this point, there isn’t much more to be said — especially if you’re already playing — so why not take a look back at our (Pre-)Launch Party from Friday night, or our exclusive premiere of Guildhead, which at least one person found out about from our site.
Or, check out this article on Time‘s Techland page, which provides some eye-popping numbers:
- Over 1 million sales just among pre-purchasers and pre-orderers.
- 400,000 concurrent users; by comparison, World of Warcraft regularly nets 800,000.
- 3.2 million innocent bunnies slaughtered… OK, I made that one up. But I’m trying.
So let us know what you think of the game so far, whether you’re just starting up today or you’ve been playing all weekend and haven’t gotten any sleep in the past three days. Now, if we’re finished, I’ve got some daily achievements that need completing…