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Is this an open beta from the 27th-29th or do I need to preorder to get in?

Closed beta. If you had already registered for betas before, you can be considered for it. If you pre-purchase you get guaranteed access. As far as I know, those two are the only ways to get in.
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The many beta keys handed out at PAX as well.
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Ah excellent, thanks.
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PvP doesn't excite me much.

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PvP doesn't excite me much.

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Don't get me wrong, I'm still going to be playing it a ton when my friends finally get the game. And it's not that GW2 PvP is worse in comparison to other MMOs; it looks a hell of a lot better than others. It's just that PvE is my kind of shindig, especially if I have to play with random strangers.

The PvE aspects of WvW look tight, too. Don't have to deal with people but still make a difference. I like it.
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A lot of people liked GW only for it's PvP aspect which apparently was much better than other MMOs at the time. IDK i've never been a PvP guy myself. Always enjoyed PvE.
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Anyone know how late on Sunday this beta is going to last?? I'm out of town that weekend but might be able to get a hour or two in when I get back on Sunday
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Anyone know how late on Sunday this beta is going to last?? I'm out of town that weekend but might be able to get a hour or two in when I get back on Sunday

I don't know really, but as far as weekend events in the original Guild Wars goes, they usually end at midnight Pacific Standard Time. I don't find it too far fetched to think that this'll be the same.
 
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For people playing the beta now, is this worthy of a pre-order? I'd like to start into a MMO, and the lack of a monthly fee - without the F2P kind of restrictions on characters - is really enticing. I considered playing Guild Wars 1, but Guild Wars 2 was already announced, so I held off...
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For people playing the beta now, is this worthy of a pre-order? I'd like to start into a MMO, and the lack of a monthly fee - without the F2P kind of restrictions on characters - is really enticing. I considered playing Guild Wars 1, but Guild Wars 2 was already announced, so I held off...

The beta we're waiting for isn't until next week, and any previous betas were under NDA as far as I know, so I don't think you'll get an answer on that yet.
 
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