Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Launch Trailer, Final Beta Weekend Event Dated

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns picks up where Season 2 left off, with players journeying deeper into the Heart of Maguuma
ArenaNet has unveiled a new video for Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, which 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.
Update: the company announced that the upcoming beta event, available to all players who pre-purchase the expansion, will begin this Friday, 2nd October at 8 p.m. BST (9 p.m. CEST) and runs until Monday 5th October at 7:59 p.m. BST (8:59 a.m. CEST).