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Guild Wars 2 devs plan to release game updates every two weeks

ArenaNet plans to increase the release of Guild Wars 2 updates from its current three week schedule, to once every two weeks.

Lead content designer Mike Zadorojny said as much to GamerZines.

“We’re doing three weeks currently, but now we’re pushing to two weeks,” he said. “It’s a marathon not a sprint and we’ve been getting better with each of our releases, in terms of how we budget, how we plan it out, how we manage personnel etc.

"Now we have four full ‘Living World’ teams that are building these content updates, so that we can stagger releases and make sure that [developers] can decompress and get the quality time necessary to build a good design document before going back in and trying to implement it all over again.

“If we can push this, if we can add content every two weeks that is engaging to the players, then really it’s almost like a TV show at that point. It’s kind of stay tuned until next week for the thrilling conclusion of… That’s where our goal is, and it’s really fascinating when you have an entire studio dedicated to pulling off.”

The latest update to Guild Wars 2, Sky Pirates of Tyria, launched yesterday.

Thanks, PCgamesN.

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