Has it been explicitly said that 2.4 will launch with a new tier of gear?
October 1 is our target for Game Update 2.4! This update is shaping up to be very big:
The Planet Oricon, a short story arc that will bring you face-to-face with the Dread Masters.
New Operation: Dread Fortress
New Operation: Dread Palace
New 4v4 Warzone Arenas
New Elder Game PvE and PvP Gear