During peak periods, 4,000 people per minute signed up to participate in the Guild Wars 2 closed beta. No wonder the website went down so quickly. To be fair, the game increasingly sounds like something many of us desperately need to get our hands on.
While hearing that one million of you showed your interest in "just over" 48 hours is nice, the news we've all come for is this: the closed beta is happening in late March. The World vs. World component will be playable alongside, presumably, the rest of the content Jonathan covered in his recent preview.
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