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Pre-purchasing has sold out.
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Sorry! Guild Wars 2 is currently soldout.

To ensure the highest quality service we have temporarily limited the number of copies of Guild Wars 2.

As more capacity becomes available, we will make Guild Wars 2 available for sale again.

In the meantime, we encourage you to visit our retail partners , who may still have copies available.

Pre-purchase now for beta access (during upcoming weekend events) and a few other goodies. Remember, you have to pay for the game in full to get the benefits. thumb.gif

Buy it here!
Edited by Murlocke - 4/27/12 at 8:11am
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:*( wont work for me. Maybe i got it preordered do not know. I do not want to buy it twice
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They are getting overloaded. Might need to wait an hour or two. I got all the way through to entering in my credit card information but then it overloaded again.
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I'm really excited for this game, but even though. I don't think paying full price in advance without the option of a refund for a product that has no release date (however close it might be) is reasonable, no matter how much they promise. Not saying anything bad about arenanet, but i can't just give them 60$ (or more) and hope they just give me something i like.
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I'm really excited for this game, but even though. I don't think paying full price in advance without the option of a refund for a product that has no release date (however close it might be) is reasonable, no matter how much they promise. Not saying anything bad about arenanet, but i can't just give them 60$ (or more) and hope they just give me something i like.

How would you know without buying the game anyway? There's no trials announced or anything like that, either way it's the same risk as with any PC game (there's never refunds if you don't like it). There's about a million hours of raw gameplay footage to determine if the game is for you or not.

There has only been 2 negative press reviews on the game (both got a TON of attention for using inaccurate statements), out of thousands of very positive reviews. tongue.gif
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Hopefully there will be a Collector's Edition left for me! <3
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I'm really excited for this game, but even though. I don't think paying full price in advance without the option of a refund for a product that has no release date (however close it might be) is reasonable, no matter how much they promise. Not saying anything bad about arenanet, but i can't just give them 60$ (or more) and hope they just give me something i like.

I have to agree fully with this. I was about to buy it then realized I had no idea when it was coming out. So I searched all over and found this:
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When is Guild Wars 2 going to be released?
When it's finished. Guild Wars 2 is the largest project ArenaNet® has ever undertaken, and we want to make sure we take the time to do it right.

I need a date. I wont be ordering it until then.... unless I succumb to the urge tongue.gif
 
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How would you know without buying the game anyway? There's no trials announced or anything like that, either way it's the same risk as with any PC game (there's never refunds if you don't like it). There's about a million hours of raw gameplay footage to determine if the game is for you or not.
There has only been 2 negative press reviews on the game (both got a TON of attention for using inaccurate statements), out of thousands of very positive reviews. tongue.gif

I'm in agreement with the other guy here. I never pre-order a game without a locked release date. I'm definitely excited by this game, but pre-ordering without any concrete info on when it will be released just doesn't agree with me. It's not that I can't get a refund if it's a bad game, it's that I can't get a refund if something happens to the company (unlikely as that seems in this case).
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There has only been 2 negative press reviews on the game (both got a TON of attention for using inaccurate statements), out of thousands of very positive reviews. tongue.gif

Battlefield 3 and CoD: MW3 got good reviews as well ....

The only reviews I take serious nowadays are Yahtzee's.
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I'm in agreement with the other guy here. I never pre-order a game without a locked release date. I'm definitely excited by this game, but pre-ordering without any concrete info on when it will be released just doesn't agree with me. It's not that I can't get a refund if it's a bad game, it's that I can't get a refund if something happens to the company (unlikely as that seems in this case).

I'm pretty sure there are laws in place that would require them to refund everyone if they didn't release the game. It would be considered a scam at that point, regardless of the reasons for it. As you said, the chances of ANet not releasing the game are next to nothing... Not sure why people are even worried about that.

Most people are speculating May/June release date. ANet said it will be out in 2012. The game has been in beta since December, it's not going to be that much longer. thumb.gif

If you don't want to pre-purchase, that's your choice... but I look forward to playing in the betas and have no issues trusting ANet with my money in advance. tongue.gif
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