As we previously reported, with GU58, the guild XP levels were evened out to get rid of the hell levels. Depending on where your guild was in relation to the closest hell level, you may have gained guild levels or lost progress in your current level. In the grand scheme of getting to level 90, just about everybody ended up better off. In the grand scheme of making it to the NEXT level, which could have been your long term goal, some guilds lost progress.
In an effort to make up for this (I assume), SOE has decided to have a Bonus Guild XP weekend. I’ve been holding off posting this until the official announcement was made. However, since it’s getting pretty close to start time, I thought it would be better to go ahead and get the word out so people can plan accordingly. Rothgar posted this on the official forums:
This weekend there will be a guild status bonus weekend where all status that you earn will increase your guild’s XP by 50%. For example, if you complete a writ that awards you 10,000 status, normally your guild will receive 1000 status (xp). With the 50% bonus you’ll still receive 10,000 personal status, but the guild will instead receive 1500 status.
The promotion will run from 5pm Friday night until 10am Monday morning (PST). Look for the official announcement coming soon.
Just remember, grinding tradeskill writs not only gets you guild XP and city tokens, you also make a small profit. 🙂
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