Guild Wars 2 is an MMORPG currently in development development stages and is schedule to be released sometime in 2010 or 2011. It is the sequel to the original Guild Wars series and will continue their ongoing tradition of no subscription fees.
Players of the current Guild Wars campaigns and the expansion will be allowed to "port" achievements obtained in the original series into Guild Wars 2 via the Hall of Monuments location in the Eye of the North expansion which will also be present in Guild Wars 2. Character names will be reserved from the original series for their owners to use in Guild Wars 2. The characters themselves, however will not be transferable from the original Guild War Series.
Guild Wars 2 is being developed by the Bellevue, Washington-based ArenaNet studio, a subsidiary of NCSoft corporation.