In interview with Eurogamer, Colin Johanson, Lead Content Designer at ArenaNet, confirmed that Guild Wars 2 will be going into beta sometime in 2011.
“We’re going to go into closed beta by the end of this year for sure.
We’re in closed alpha right now. We’re going to go into closed beta by the end of this year. Based on the outcome of the closed beta, that will determine our open beta schedule. Based on the outcome of the open beta, that’s going to determine our release date.”
This give some creditably to what was reported earlier by French site, MMOCrunch, of a Korean report stating that Guild Wars 2 would be shown at G-Star, a gigantic gaming convention in Korea, following the start of the Beta in the West.
Whether or not Guild Wars 2 will beta in November is still unknown. Stay tuned to Vagary.TV, as we continue to cover how the beta shapes up for the well-received MMO.