World of Tanks®: Xbox 360 Edition
Hugely Successful PC Title Makes First Debut On Console
June 10, 2013 — Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, marking the company's debut on consoles. Built specifically for the Xbox 360, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will bring the title's trademark team-based tactical action and free-to-play accessibility to the tens of millions of Xbox Live gamers around the globe.Register for the Beta
Published by Microsoft and developed by Wargaming West (formerly Day 1 Studios), World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will be digitally downloadable and free-to-play for both Gold and Silver Xbox Live gamers*. The title will feature revamped controls, matchmaking, a new user interface and other features to take advantage of the Xbox 360's technological capabilities and online features. World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will also feature in-game purchases such as premium tanks, consumables and premium accounts to boost experience and currency accrual rates.
At launch World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will feature more than 60 iconic tanks from three separate nations – the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom. The title will also be further expanded with future content download consisting of new tanks, nations, and more.
"Wargaming has always been dedicated to finding new ways to bring our games to new players and platforms," said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming. "Our partnership with Microsoft and our move to the hugely successful Xbox 360 will give millions of gamers around the world the opportunity to experience what has made World of Tanks such a global phenomenon."
World of Tanks Xbox: 360 Edition will be prominently featured at Wargaming's booth at E3 (601 South Hall), complete with gaming stations for hands-on play. Wargaming is also now accepting beta applications for the game and interested players can sign up for access at www.worldoftanks.com/xbox.
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles and employs over 1600 people across such key regions as North America, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Australia.
Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to mid-20th century warfare that will include the company's flagship armored MMO World of Tanks, launched in April 2011 and currently boasting 55 million players worldwide, the flight combat World of Warplanes, named one of the most anticipated MMOs, and the naval World of Warships, scheduled for release in 2013.
In June 2012, Wargaming announced the Wargaming.net Service, the epicenter of the online battle gaming universe that will gather the series under a single portal — www.wargaming.net
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*Xbox Live Silver members can play World of Tanks Xbox 360 Edition free for 7 days.