Guild Wars 2 is a whole new game with different professions and races, new technology, and expanded gameplay. It is not possible to directly use an original Guild Wars character.However, your original Guild Wars character names will be reserved for your use in Guild Wars 2. The Hall of Monuments in Guild Wars 2 recognizes the accomplishments commemorated by your original Guild Wars characters and provides you with unique rewards to showcase those achievements.
• A dynamic, interactive gaming experience. Your choices and actions have a real effect on the world around you. Will the besieged villagers fight off the rampaging centaur horde or succumb to the attack? You decide!
• Personalized storylines. Guild Wars 2 Gold is YOUR story. Follow your own customized storyline as it evolves from choices you made at the beginning of the game.
• New depths of character customization. You choose from eight powerful professions and from five races— the defiant humans, the feline charr, the mystical sylvari, the mighty norn, or the ingenious asura.
• Innovative combat. Featuring amazing skills, combos, improvisational tactics, and environmental weapons, the Guild Wars 2 combat system puts the fun back in MMO battles.
• Fierce player vs. player action. Take up arms in epic world vs. world warfare or test your skills against other players in player vs. player (GW2 Gold PvP) arenas.
• A rich, fully realized fantasy world. Developed by one of the most talented and widely respected teams in the industry, the vast world of Tyria has been brought to life with incredible attention to detail.