Singapore - June 27, 2012 — Wargaming, the award-winning global video game developer and publisher, announced today that Updates 7.3 and 7.4 for World of Tanks are now available in Southeast Asia. The release of new updates in the region puts SEA version of World of Tanks on a par with the game globally. From now on, World of Tanks updates in Southeast Asia will be synchronized with the rest of the world.
“We are pleased to announce that SEA region has reached the pace of World of Tanks globally”, said Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi. “Southeast Asia is a region known for its passionate and dedicated gamers, and we will keep doing our best to provide SEA tankmen with the best online gaming experience”.
Update 7.3 introduces substantial additions to the armored lines of the Soviet heavy tanks, as well as presents a new battle arena — the Dragon’s Ridge, the first battleground set in Asia. Two newly introduced game modes—Encounter Battle and Assault—are the major innovation for Update 7.4. The release also enriches the French tech tree with an impressive list of new long-range SPGs and powerful tank destroyers. Two new diverse maps—Widepark and Airfield—offer players new thrilling game experience on streets of a half-ruined European style town and in North African desert setting respectively.
About World of Tanks
World of Tanks is the first and only team-based, massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes more than 150 armored vehicles from United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France and Britain, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.
A flexible system of authentic vehicle upgrades and development allows you to try any of the vehicles and weapons in the game. Whether you prefer to exhaust your foes with fast and maneuverable light tanks, make deep breaches in enemy lines with all-purpose medium tanks, use the force of giant tanks to eliminate opposing armored forces, or become a heavy sniper with long-range howitzers, each unit type has its own advantages and can be extremely effective when operated by a true tank ace.
But being a great tank commander alone isn't enough to win! In World of Tanks, it's all about teamwork. Victory is achieved by combining your combat skills with those of the other members of your team, each playing their own role on the battlefield. Just add your favorite strategy to build your own steel empire and manifest the indisputable authority of the tank power!
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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 900 people across such key regions as North America, Europe, Russia, and Asia.
Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that will include the company's flagship armored MMO World of Tanks, launched in April 2011 and currently boasting 30 million players worldwide, the flight combat World of Warplanes, named one of the most anticipated MMOs for 2012, and the naval World of Battleships, scheduled for release in 2013.
In June 2012, Wargaming announced the Wargaming.net Service, the epicenter of a battle-centric gaming universe that will gather the series under a single portal — www.wargaming.net.
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