Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Launches in October 2015, Videos and Screens

Guild Wars 2 is available to play for free starting today
At a fan and press conference at PAX Prime 2015, ArenaNet has confirmed that Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns will ship in North America and Europe on October 23rd, 2015. This Guild Wars 2 expansion will introduce a new Mastery system which lets players unlock and explore new abilities for max level characters. It will also add a brand new Specializations system that gives them access to traits, skills and unique mechanics that transform their profession into something entirely new.
The company also revealed that the core version of Guild Wars 2 is now available to play for free. For anyone who's been curious about Guild Wars 2, now you can just go to, download the game, and start playing.
Eleven screenshots and a pair of video are available.