Guild Wars 2 brings an end to its current living world storyline with Origins of Madness on Jan. 21

ArenaNet has announced the end to the current Guild Wars 2's living world storyline, a year-long narrative arc that started earlier last year, with its finale coming Jan. 21 in the Origins of Madness event.

The end event has players pitted against longtime villain character Scarlet Briar, and introduces new threats including a robotic weapon of mass destruction called the Twisted Marionette and an ancient Great Jungle Wurm.

It's unclear whether the studio will continue its living world narrative with a new story over the course of this year.

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