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Leo.3428Leo.3428 Member ✭✭✭
edited November 30, 2019 in Players Helping Players

My research on this gave me no hope of a solution but I'm going to try anyway.

  • Monday through Friday I can only play during the night when the maps are empty. Patiently LFG'ing goes against the mood for roaming and exploring and meeting random players on the spot.
  • During the weekend I can play at prime time with my wife and friends and random players and do group events.

Shortly after starting the expansions I stopped playing because the maps there are no fun soloing during weekdays and my old computer didn't meet the technical requirements. Now I'm back with a better computer, and I created a free-to-play account to test playing on the North American server, which is at prime time when it is night here. Higher ping but people to play with. So I'm looking for the best way to play on the NA server during weekdays and the EU server during the weekend.

  • Obviously I cannot transfer my account every Saturday and Monday.
  • I could upgrade the free to play account and redo all the progression. I'd rather avoid this.
  • Ideally, I would like to devote some characters on my existing account to the NA server while keeping some on the EU server. I know some games do this but GW2 does not.

Is there any other solution that I'm not seeing? Any workaround? Any announcement of future features that I missed? Thank you for your help!

(Edit for typo.)


  • Danikat.8537Danikat.8537 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Those are your only options. In GW2 eveything on your account is on the same server, there's no way to split it. So if you want to play in both regions the only option is to keep transfering or to use a second account.

    Danielle Aurorel, Desolation EU. Mini Collector

    "You can run like a river, Till you end up in the sea
    And you run till night is black, And keep on going in your dreams
    And you know all the long while, It's the journey that you seek
    It's the miles of moving forward, With the wind beneath your wings"

  • Leo.3428Leo.3428 Member ✭✭✭

    @Danikat.8537 - Thank you. That is what I feared.
    Transfers are permitted only once a week (I'd need to twice a week) and at that fee I better upgrade the second account and do everything again :/
    Will think this through.