The upcoming third episode of Guild Wars 2’s fifth season will release with out whisper performing, developer ArenaNet mentioned in a fresh announcement. The studio plans to anecdote voiceover and add it to the game at a later date.
For the explanation that Guild Wars 2 crew is working remotely because of covid-19, The Icebrood Saga’s subsequent chapter, “No Quarter,” will utilize textual command material moderately than the stylish excessive-quality whisper performing of of us look after Dave Fennoy, Sumalee Montano, and Matthew Mercer.
“This was a posh decision to develop, however we are wanting to withhold releasing command material updates for the neighborhood to love on a customary schedule,” ArenaNet’s assertion reads. “When it’s safe, we’ll originate a excessive-quality studio recording so we can change the episode with voiced lines.”
A video featuring several of the whisper actors echoing ArenaNet’s plans accompanied the announcement.
ArenaNet adopted a needed work-from-house policy for its Bellevue, Washington offices on March 6. Whereas this hasn’t contributed to any noticeable delays for the present season, identified as The Icebrood Saga, the builders clearly felt it was easiest now not to bring a bunch of whisper actors and engineers into the studio within the meanwhile.
Guild Wars 2 gamers can gape ahead to a fresh trailer subsequent week.
Correction (05/01/20, 4: 00 p.m. ET): We’ve modified the headline to account for that the dearth of whisper performing applies to “No Quarter” and now not to Guild Wars 2’s future expan