Guild Wars Surpasses Six Million Units Sold

April 24, 2009

Guild Wars Surpasses Six Million
Units Sold

NCsoft and ArenaNet Mark
Four-Year Anniversary of Genre-Defining Game with Major Milestone and New Game

NCsoft®, the world’s premier
publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), and
ArenaNet®, a wholly owned subsidiary of NCsoft and the acclaimed developer of
Guild Wars®, today announced that on the cusp of its fourth anniversary, the
Guild Wars franchise has exceeded six million units sold. Guild Wars is the
award-winning and genre-defining series that is one of the most popular and
successful online role-playing games in the industry.

To commemorate these milestones,
ArenaNet has just released a major content update, including new quest content
and extra storage options. Additional in-game birthday festivities will be
available starting on April 28th, the official anniversary of the game. For more
information on the fourth anniversary updates, go to

“We are humbled by how gamers have
responded to Guild Wars over the past four years, and we are proud that the game
and its community have helped to continually shape, define, and expand the
genre,” said ArenaNet studio head Mike O’Brien. “Our subscription-free business
model has proven to be a big hit with gamers, bringing an enormous and diverse
online community to the game.”

Guild Wars is one of the most
successful PC gaming franchises of all time. Since its release in 2005, it has
received numerous awards for its innovative design, world-class art direction
and robust content streaming engine. ArenaNet continues to support the game’s
thriving community with regular in-game events, updates, and community

The Guild Wars universe contains
three campaigns and an expansion pack: Guild Wars, Guild Wars Factions®, Guild
Wars Nightfall®, and Guild Wars: Eye of the North®. Last fall, NCsoft released
Guild Wars Trilogy that combines all three campaigns with additional bonus

For more news on the Guild Wars
franchise, go to
.  For more information on
the game, visit the Guild Wars website at
The award-winning Guild Wars franchise, including the recently released Guild
Wars Trilogy, can be purchased from retailers or downloaded from the NCsoft
Store at