GW2 details May patch titled Secrets of Southsun Cove

GW2 official site updated today with details of the May patch titled Secrets of Southsun Cove that is scheduled to be released on May 14. Not mentioned on there is that Eternal Battlegrounds jumping puzzle will become its own map (source).


May 14, 2013

Trouble is brewing on the tropical island of Southsun Cove.

The merchants and traders of The Consortium have given shelter to refugees driven from their lands by the Molten Alliance, but many of these new arrivals feel more like prisoners than guests. With the new settlers on the verge of rioting and someone—or something—driving the local wildlife to new heights of aggression, it’s up to you and Lionguard Inspector Kiel to quell the violence and discover the Secret of Southsun!

New Features

Keep the Peace on Southsun Cove

Inspector Ellen Kiel of the Lionguard has been tasked with restoring order to the island, but she can’t do it alone. In this all-new content, you’ll partner with Kiel to protect the settlements on Southsun Cove and uncover the source of the mysterious animal attacks!

Molten Bosses

Blow Off Steam with New Crab Toss Game!

Molten Bosses

To keep their minds off their troubles, the settlers on Southsun Cove have created a rugged new beach game: Crab Toss! In this instanced mini-game, players try to score points by capturing a hermit crab and withstanding karka attacks. It’s fun in the sun, Southsun-style!

Introducing Traps in World vs. World

Traps are fiendish items that can be purchased from the new Traps and Tricks Outfitters on each WvW map. We’re starting with anti-stealth fields and traps that remove supply from enemy players, but in the months ahead we’ll introduce even more ways to spread mayhem in the Mists!

Molten Bosses

Source: https://www.guildwars2.com/en/the-game/releases/may-14-2013/

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