Wargaming.net Expands the World

London, UK and San Francisco, Ca. (7 th June, 2011) — Wargaming.net ( www.Wargaming.net), the award-winning videogame publisher and developer behind world-famous franchises (World of Tanks, Massive Assault series and Order of War), announces World of Warplanes, based on military air dominance ranging from the 1930's through the 1950's.

World of Warplanes is a stand alone Free to play game being developed by the team that created the award winning and highly acclaimed game, World of Tanks. World of Tanks ( www.WorldofTanks.com) is a team-based massively multiplayer online game dedicated to armored warfare in the mid-20th century. An advanced system of vehicle upgrade and development allows you to try out the vehicles and weapons featured in the game. Whether you prefer to exhaust your foes with fast and maneuverable light tanks, punch deep into enemy lines with all-purpose medium tanks, use the power of heavy tanks to eliminate opposing forces, or become a high-powered sniper using long-range artillery, each unit type is extremely lethal and effective when commanded by a true tank ace.

“We are proud to be able to develop another high quality Free to Play game for the world's gaming community,” said Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi.“World of Tanks has been extremely succesful and we look to bring the same high quality if not better to World of Warplanes.”

With the recent announcement of the partnership with Lesta the overall portfolio of Wargaming.net now features more than 20 titles highly acclaimed by media and players.

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 America, Germany, and the Soviet Union, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.

A flexible system of authentic vehicle upgrade 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 iron empire and manifest the indisputable authority of the tank! Feel the TANK POWER!

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About Wargaming.net®

Wargaming.net® is an award-winning strategy game specialist, incorporated in the UK. Its 220-strong development team is located in Minsk, Belarus. Since 1998, the company has shipped 13 titles, including acclaimed Massive Assault series, Order of War RTS published by Square Enix, and three add-ons for Blitzkrieg II. Wargaming.net's® Operation Bagration RTS was awarded the Best Strategy Game of 2008 at Russian Game Developers Conference (KRI). At KRI 2009 and 2010 Wargaming.net® was named The Best Developer Company from ex-USSR. At KRI 2011 the company was awarded Industry Prize and World of Tanks® won“Best Game” Award.

Official web site: www.wargaming.net

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Media Contacts:

Europe:

Mike Belton

VP of Global Public Relations and Marketing

Email: mike@wargaming.net

North America:

Bryan Davies

VP of Public Relations, North America

Email: bryan@wargaming.net 


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