Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons artwork for the Siege Turtle mount

[Update #2]: The fourth beta event has now arrived, and unsurprisingly, the Siege Turtle is pretty darn cool!

[Update]: ArenaNet has announced sweeping changes to all nine of the upcoming elite specializations.

Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons expansion will be launching in February 2022, bringing with it the much-anticipated continent of Cantha. Besides a bunch of new zones to explore, End of Dragons will also add an assortment of endgame content, a fishing profession and player controlled boats, nine new elite specializations to toy around with, and even a combat-focused turtle mount that seats two players and is able to briefly fly around thanks to an in-built jetpack!

So if you're interested in what the Siege Turtle might look like in action, as well as what each of the new specializations have to offer, you'll be happy to hear that the upcoming beta event will give you the answers you seek. The whole thing will kick off on November 30th and last until December 4th, during which you'll be able to explore all of the current content with the new additions and see just how each one compares to its predecessors.

It's also worth mentioning that, much like the previous beta events, this upcoming one will be entirely free for everyone to enjoy. You don't need to pre-order End of Dragons or even own Guild Wars 2. All you have to do is create a beta character once the event goes live and you'll be able to roam around with a fully kitted out build. Unsurprisingly, you won't get to keep any of the aforementioned items or even loot you find throughout the beta, so feel free to experiment to your heart's content.

Once the beta goes live I'll make sure to let you know. For now, however, I'll leave you with a brief teaser trailer showing off the Siege Turtle. Enjoy!