This week, ArenaNet announced that its MMO Guild Wars 2 is the latest game to receive its own dedicated competitive league. In a partnership with ESL Pro League, the professional tournament series will reward $400,000 in prizes.
League play will start in November with open qualifiers leading up to the Season Finals LAN event being held at ESL studios. Shortly afterwards, a second season will be held. These two seasons will accumulate to the $400K in prize money. At the conclusion of the two seasons, ArenaNet will hold a World Championship.
More information regarding venues and specific dates will be announced in the coming days. For now, you can get more information about the Guild Wars 2 Pro League from the official site.
Guild Wars 2 went free-to-play in late August. An expansion was also announced titled Hearts of Thorns which is expected to release on October 23 of this year.
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