Two hundred years ago, the Betrayer, Shiro Tagachi, transformed the lush continent of Cantha into a devastated landscape of stone forests and crystalline seas. Now, in a land torn asunder by war, who you fight is as important as who you serve. While Kurzicks and Luxons battle for ever-decreasing resources, a horrible plague threatens the very existence of an empire still reeling from the betrayal that nearly destroyed it two centuries earlier.
Join with players from around the world to battle for the future of Cantha—a complex empire dominated by bureaucracy and strife, living under the shadow of an ancient evil.
Guild Wars FactionsTM is the second stand-alone release from developer ArenaNet®, and features a new world, new mechanics, and new professions.
Source: The Game Website.