Wednesday, February 23, 2011
World of Tanks is a 3D team-based massively multiplayer online game featuring historically accurate fighting vehicles from the 1930s to the 1950s. World of Tanks is a PvP-focused project that promises action and strategy based gameplay. In the release version, World of Tanks will include more than 150 armored vehicles from America, France, Germany, and the Soviet Union, carefully detailed with historical accuracy. All in all there will be around 500 vehicles available in the game. At the moment, World of Tanks features light, medium and heavy tanks, tank destroyers and self-propelled artillery and some well-known prototypes and low-volume vehicles. The game blends of action, strategy and simulation genres.
The closed beta test for European and American players started on July 8, 2010. Fighting vehicles from USSR, Germany and USA are available for play. The game is commercially operated in CIS. The release of the game for America and Europe is planned for Q1 of 2011.
World of Tanks is the first game of Belarusian company Wargaming.net studio to be released under "Play 4 Free" model, which will see the game released for free with revenue generated from micropayments in the form of Gold.
According to the official press-release of Wargaming.net, as on November 16, 2010 World of Tanks' community reached 500,000 active players worldwide. The game was released on August 12, 2010 in CIS and reached 350,000 active players (500,000 registrations). In the USA and Europe World of Tanks, being in closed beta test for that moment, had 150,000 active players (200,000 registrations).
According to the same press-release the number of peak con-current users (PCCU) in Russia exceeded 43,000. In the West PCCU surpassed 10,000 players. On average each active gamer spent 3 hours and 20 minutes playing the game every day. As on November 16, 2010 10 million battles have been fought since September.
According to the Wargaming.net's official press-release, as on January 4, 2011 World of Tanks has recorded more than one million registrations in America, Europe and Russia. This significant milestone has been reached in less than one year since launching the closed beta in Russia.
According to the official press-release published by Wargaming.net on 6 January, 2011, World of Tanks has set up the new world record for the maximum number of users playing concurrently on the same game server. The peak of 74,536 online players was recorded on January 5, 2011 by the Russian release version of the game. At the same time, the global version of World of Tanks, which is still in its closed beta, has reached a personal best PCCU number topping 16,070 online players on December 29, 2010.
The Open Beta launch date of the World of Tanks American and European versions had been scheduled for the 27th of January.
The World of Tanks Open Beta was successfully launched according to the schedule on January 27, 2011.
Enjoy .. i will go shoot some tanks!:)
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