Wargaming.net® Announces Closed Beta Test for World of Tanks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

London (1st July, 2010) - Wargaming.net ® is glad to announce that the closed beta test for its anticipated MMO game World of Tanks is due to begin on July 8, 2010 with the registration for it starting today at http://game.worldoftanks.com/registration/cbt .

Over the next few months World of Tanks players worldwide will get access to more than 70 authentic military vehicles representing German and Soviet sides with a chance to unlock and explore their full upgrade and level-up potential in tense PvP battles. 7 unique maps featuring various types of terrain designed to provide the ultimate action-packed experience will serve as proving grounds for the beta test.

Wargaming.net ® is inviting keen history enthusiasts and all fans of online multiplayer games to sign up and participate in World of Tanks closed beta stressing the importance of their feedback for further polishing and tuning the game.

“We are extremely happy to give the green light to World of Tanks closed beta,“says Nick Katselapov, producer of the game.“After three and a half years of hard work the development team is eager to listen to the opinion of our players as we hope to gather a lot of valuable information. In the course of the beta test we will keep on adding new content by introducing new maps, modes and features and expanding the fleet of vehicles”.

Register for the beta test at http://game.worldoftanks.com/registration/cbt

For more information on World of Tanks, visit http://www.worldoftanks.com.

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 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!

Key Features:

    <*>Action-packed 15-vs-15 PvP Tank battles <*>Mixture of Action, Strategy, Simulation and MMORPG genres <*>150 Vehicles, thousands of upgrades <*>Unprecedented global Clan Wars

About Wargaming.net ®

Wargaming.net ® is an award-winning strategy game specialist, incorporated in the UK. Its 140-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 2010 World of Tanks won“Best MMO” prize.

Official web site: www.wargaming.net

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Media Contact:

Mike Belton

Head of PR and Marketing

Wargaming.net

mike@wargaming.net


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